How you define your brand dictates how grumpy bloggers like me will undermine it. But even if the criticism is inevitable, being relevant enough to be hated is better than not being relevant at all.
From player contracts and collective bargaining agreements in sports to box office receipts to Mad Men, consumers now seem as interested in the business of Media & Entertainment as they are the Media & Entertainment itself. What's behind it?
On the convergence of web frameworks and WYSIWYG editors, and what it often means to "learn to code"
On street hustling, Free-to-Play mobile games, and the future of impulse purchases on our phones.
On the long odds of success in the App Store, the overconfidence bias, and embracing the good in the bad
On corporate communication, logos as emblems, and showing how the sausage gets made
Why the App Store reaching 1M apps should be the last app milestone that we celebrate. Soon the notion of "zombie" apps will seem as absurd as "zombie" songs.
On lazy surfer music, the vibrant orchestration of Brian Wilson, and the new iOS
Trials and travails on the frontier of digital narcisissm