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"What the dog saw"


What Gladwell perfectly described in his book is the “other” point of view that in the end astonishes the audience. “Hmmm, I should have thought of that” or a simple “this puts things into perspective”.

Microsoft is all in on AI

Microsoft is all in on AI

Source: Microsoft Microsoft showed a 36 minutes video on their new toys: AI to all productivity tools. Writing is one of the most powerful skills one can have. Now, even if you don’t have it you still have great help: Microsoft AI Copilot and other similar tools. What it means (...)

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Samung faking photos

Samsung faking photos

Source: A Samsung smartphone identified a blurry photo of the Moon and added detail to create the above image. Image: u/ibreakphotos I wanted to write about Chat GPT 4, but I quit. The newsfeed is full of this story. So instead I picked some interesting news: Samsung is faking the (...)

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META’s “year of efficiency”

Source: https://1000logos.net/ “At this point, I think we should prepare ourselves for the possibility that this new economic reality will continue for many years. Higher interest rates lead to the economy running leaner, more geopolitical instability leads to more volatility, and increased regulation leads to slower growth and increased costs (...)

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Spotify's new design

The TikTok-ization of everything: now Spotify

Source: Spotify I was discussing last week with the students about the TikTok-tification of apps: Instagram, Amazon, Netflix, Shein, Reddit, Youtube, and many others. Of course, Spotify could not miss this trend and announced yesterday their new design app Main takeaways from the event: 1/ The user interface moved from (...)

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Netflix's business model

Netflix’s business model

Source: Netflix With the year-end reporting season, I took a look at Netflix’s financials. (btw, they are the only large streaming movie platform that’s profitable) So, I have reached the following conclusions: 1/ They are trying to be like a music label…by building their own catalog (+$100 bn spent in (...)

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Google market cap

Does Google need a new CEO?

Google Market Cap. since Sundai Pichai become CEO (Source: Koyfin, 20 Feb 2023)     This is the question that Om Malik is posing after Chat GPT launch from Open AI and their strategic partnership with Microsoft. Here I have some key takes: The Google stock performed extremely well under (...)

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Earth globe view from the North pole

A new world

August marks the 11th anniversary of Marc Andreessen's famous article - Why Software Is Eating The World, published in The Wall Street Journal.  Everything the Internet has done to the newspaper and music industries is now happening to all other industries. Concurrently. I'm a terrified dinos ...