Netflix was supposed to solve everything. OK, not originally. Originally, Netflix was going to destroy Blockbuster Video. Which it did. But then, suddenly Netflix was an online video service. Like Amazon.com but for video rentals. All the movies, all the TV shows. Pay one price, and get everything. It was a utopia. That utopia is … Read more Dude, Where’s My Movie?
The acronym FAANG stands for Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google. They represent the biggest stocks in the technology space. If you had asked me a year ago, will Facebook ever go away, I’d say, “No, clearly no”. What about Google? “No, impossible. They’re too big to fail.” I’m starting to think they’re not. Eventually, … Read more The Changing Tide of FAANG
Gerald Cotten, aged 30, died in India recently at the very start of his honeymoon. It was sudden and unexpected. From the time he got sick, he was dead within 24 hours. His wife and he were also planning to open an orphanage while they were there, but he died before he could do so. … Read more The QuadrigaCX Conundrum
I sit here today, looking out my home office window, onto a snowy street. It’s really bad out there. Meteorologists are saying we’re getting 15-20 centimeters of snow today, which equates to 6-8 inches. I’m really glad I work from home. A year ago, I would have had to drive downtown to the office. And … Read more The Office
In the last post, in October, I was talking about all of the things that I want to do but don’t have time for. And you know what? It’s funny how life works. I wanted to work out more, and now I go to the gym every day (6 days per week). Still not learning … Read more The Subtle Art of Being Disorganized