Tag Archives: Google

Stalking the Mixed Reality tech stack

There’s a new tech stack coming, combining AI with interruptive displays and sensors. Here are my guesses at who might build it.

Inbox is the Trojan Horse for your personal AI

Google’s Mail products are a Trojan Horse with which the company is turning “use the Internet” into “talk with an AI.”

24 hours in Virtual Reality

I’m going to spend 24 hours in VR this year. Here’s why—and a plea for your help getting there.

A life less optimized

When data lets us optimize everything, the sub-optimal will be novel. Is optimization the enemy of taste?

Why Google could Blockbuster Netflix

Why isn’t Blockbuster Netflix? Because it had an outdated mental model of its business. Here’s why Google could do the same thing to Netflix.

The company we expect you to be

We’ve all decided what Google is for, and every time it tries to change that it creeps us out. Google needs to stop trying to be something it’s not and to embrace its inner nerd.