Internet, social, device growth flat in U.S.
Certainly not news to suppliers of these technologies and services, and unsurprising to others. But this is just the kind of trend that is so obvious the reach of the repercussions can easily be overlooked. Any business that, even indirectly, depends on these products for growth, needs to assess how the saturation effects their product and market strategies. Read More
A common narrative in the Web 3.0 community is that we are in an infrastructure phase and the right thing to be working on right now is building out that infrastructure… in fact, the history of new technologies shows that apps beget infrastructure, not the other way around. Read More
The battle for the home
We don’t usually include articles behind paywalls in this newsletter, but Ben Thompson often publishes free articles, and this free product / business / competitive overview Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Apple home products is an excellent read. It is also an example of high quality content marketing for a subscription-funded publication. Read More
Challenges in using blockchains to build trust in digital archiving
Public digital archives seem like a critical, and relatively straightforward, application for blockchains. Open Data Institute researchers have been investigating, and share their findings so far, and next steps. The author is a technical researcher but this is a very readable post suitable for anyone interested in digital archiving or potential blockchain applications. Read More
Mark your calendar: Gilbane’s DX conference
Gilbane’s Digital Experience conference focuses on DX strategies, technologies, and practices for marketing and the workplace.
- ICYMI, something to cheer for… One Small Step for the Web… via Tim Berners-Lee
- Creatives too!… Now every marketer is an app developer — even if they don’t know it via chiefmartec.com
- As technical as it sounds, but if you track NLP check it out… BERT: Pre-training of Deep Bidirectional Transformers for Language Understanding via arXiv.org
- Yes, this is an enterprise search company… Elastic closed 94% up in first day of trading on NYSE, raised $252M at a $2.5B valuation via TechCrunch
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