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What I learned in 2017 as CTO for a VR startup

January 18, 2018
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What I learned in 2017 as CTO for a VR startup

For me, I’ve found that I have to get my hands dirty to really understand and appreciate something. There can be a big difference between learning something in the abstract and applying it in real life, particularly in production environments. I spent most of 2017 as interim CTO for a VR startup. This was a…

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Is the dip in Google’s stock warranted?

June 23, 2016
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Is the dip in Google’s stock warranted?

Google’s recent earnings miss translated into a loss of nearly 5% in market cap. Is it simply a case of unreasonable expectations or is there more to it? Analyst, Shudeep Chandrasekhar recently took a look. At first glance, Alphabet seems to have delivered a solid quarter but…

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Will the death of phone subsidies change consumer behavior in the US?

October 13, 2015
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Will the death of phone subsidies change consumer behavior in the US?

The old “get a free phone every two years” cycle is over in the US. With the the death of those subsidies, people will actually have to start paying for their smartphones now, to the tune of $500 or more. The big question is will…

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Here’s what’s holding back the Internet of things

November 12, 2014
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Here’s what’s holding back the Internet of things

The “internet of things” (IOT) has become a hot topic in the tech. press. While the term is relatively new, connecting devices to networks is certainly nothing new. IOT has become…

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I hope Apple continues to offer a four-inch iPhone (for men?)

November 6, 2014
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I’m an analyst and researcher first, but I’m also a plain old end-user too. When I speak of Apple vs. Google or iOS vs. Android, I’m usually speaking in the…

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Google adsense decline a blip or trend?

August 4, 2014
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Google adsense decline a blip or trend?

For the first three quarters of 2013 growth of revenue from partner sites through the Google AdSense program completely stagnated and revenues actually shrunk. Things looked a little better for the last quarter of…

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