An environment comprising a small handful of enormous companies makes it harder for the next Henry Ford or Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg to emerge.
At first, I used to hide it, my dirty little secret. Someone on a call would say, "Is that a bird chirping?" I was a closet outdoor worker.
Without AI now powering the customizing of customer recommendations, it would take you forever to forage through and find the content you truly enjoy.
We're developing a weird relationship with the truth. It's becoming even more inconvenient, and more worrisome.
Does the automated system of review and punishment actually improve the quality of the service that we're receiving?
Digital ad pricing is about as clear as mud -- in the same way airlines' fees can be wildly different for two seats right next to each other.
Did you know that the average price across all national TV advertising in the U.S. is less than $2.50 CPM?
These are some strange times we live in. The President of the United States is literally calling the media the "enemy of the American people."
To have a duopoly, you need domination and control. In 2017, Google and Facebook together took a 59% slice of all digital ad revenues in the U.S. Google captured 38.6% of that, with Facebook capturing 20%.
Spike Lee's "BlackKklansman" is a comedy -- until it's not. It's a history lesson, and a prophetic warning