Another year, another inspiring presentation by JWT of 100 things to watch in 2013:
"Developers, Developers, Developers, Developers!". Steve Ballmer's stage performance was a massive Internet hit and emphasized how important is the developer eco-system for Microsoft. Why are developers so important? Simply put, An Operating System (Windows, OSX, Linux) is a form of a marketplace, just like eBay. On one side there are developers (the "sellers"), and on … Continue reading Does Microsoft Stand a Chance?
The pace of technology advancement continues to take its toll on some of the 20th century finest companies. After years of decline, Eastman Kodak is about to go bankrupt. This is another sad example of a company with amazing legacy, who's management failed to adapt to the digital age. In an ironic twist, Kodak is the … Continue reading Another Year, Another Casualty
241,000 concurrent viewers for a gaming tournament. They weren't watching Messi dribbling elegantly and scoring a goal, they were not watching LeBron James dunk, they were watching computer figures running around a terrain shooting each other. It won't be too many years before MLG (Major League Gaming; What a genius name) will bigger than MLB, … Continue reading The Numbers Are Just Striking
Apple, November 2010: Microsoft, November 2010: 12 years ago (thanks archive.org) Microsoft, December 1998: Not much has changed... Which reminds me of a video I posted here a long time ago: Hmmm...