Reed Hastings seems like a bright guy. He handily trounced the incumbent DVD rental giants (e.g., Blockbuster, Hollywood Video), and currently has a commanding lead in the movie streaming market. So why on earth is he destroying what he’s built? What’s happening to Netflix? Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, recently wrote a blog post to […]
I recently sold my MacBook Pro “Core Duo” to my mom for $900 (valued at $900-$1100). My dad just about blew milk through his nose when my mom told him about the price. “I could get two computers for that!”, he exclaimed. No, dad. Not two computers like this. An Explanation Marco Arment, writing about […]
If updating your web browser is something that you typically put off, now is the time to break that habit. A recently-discovered attack by an Iranian hacker has thwarted the industry-standard approach to online security, causing browser makers and security firms to scramble to restore balance. What is a web browser? Not sure what a […]
Wayne Gretzky is often credited as being the single greatest hockey player of all time. It is said that his father, Walter Gretzky, taught him the most important thing to learn in hockey: “Skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” This quote in particular is one that Steve […]
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