It is the labor day weekend and I am feeling kind of lazy. It is very warm in Sonoma and it is time to get back in the pool. I had expected to be curled up with my iPad watching the bombing in Syria but Obama pulled a fast one. He has now not … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2013
The First Bank of Amazon or the End of Advertising as we Know it.
Twenty years ago, I proclaimed that Advertising would be the Killer App of the Internet. Now I am pronouncing the end of Advertising. What will replace it as a source of revenue for media companies. It will be the First Bank of Amazon. Read more! Continue reading
Will the Killer App of the Internet Get Killed
Sometime around 1993, I gave a keynote speech about the Internet to the National Association of Broadcasters in Las Vegas (where else?). There I stated that the killer App for the Internet would be Advertising. I guess I was right. The internet has not only been fueled by advertising revenues but it has challenged the … Continue reading
I guess I lost my ability to create great sound bites or did I?
Last week I was interviewed by a reporter at the New York Times, Nick Wingfield, for an article on the decline of the PC Industry. In the past, I was pretty good at coming up with sound bites and was often quoted by newspapers like the New York Times and magazines like Forbes. I must … Continue reading
Thanks for the views all 50,000 of them
I now have 50,000 views of my post on TwoThirds Done, the blog that I started eight years ago, when I turned sixty. Figuring that it might take two minutes a blog post, it would seem that some seventy days were consumed by readers withthese posts. I have posted 240 times. I probably takes me … Continue reading