Chronicle / 06 March
Plenty of talking points this month.
Check out Sony’s new wearable HDTV, which can connect with your phones and consoles.Read More
Suzerainty is a new one on us, according to Simple Wikipedia “Suzerainty is a situation in which a region or people is a tributary to a more powerful entity which allows the tributary some limited domestic autonomy.”
“Facebook’s suzerainty over its platform partners neither makes a lot of friends nor influences people. Centuries of economic practice have shown us that a distributed, free ecosystem of entrepreneurs, hustlers, and inventors can out-innovate and out-perform a centrally planned economy. Facebook chose to be a central power. It thought it knew better than its developers. As a result, most of the innovation that should have accrued to Facebook’s benefit accrued, instead, to the iOS and Android platforms.Read More
A new currency is here. It may become a true global currency. Governments want to control it. But, first, they need to understand it.Read More
Watching re-runs of “Seinfeld” not enough for you? Then take a digital trip into Jerry’s apartment with Oculus Rift.Read More
“Clicks from social media are more likely to come from mobile devices, where readers typically spend less time on the page.
It also likely reflects readers’ preferences about what types of links they click – studies show people are more likely to share stories that are happy or nostalgic than they are to tweet about crime, for example. It’s also possible that some highly retweeted stories contain all the information necessary in the headline without the need to click on the article, as with some breaking news.Read More