My daily reading and work spark some thoughts. I jot down these musings in a daily document, I maintain in the Bear App. I have been doing this since my earliest days as a report. Have a look my today’s blotter – Om.
Spotify is signing on Joe Rogan to be a marquee talent on its platform. This is the continued transformation of the platform from being a place for music to be an all-out replacement for “radio,” albeit, on-demand radio. With shifting priorities, it might be time to start scouting for music-only streaming options with very high-fidelity. I like it when Marco Arment gets salty.
Blogs “would be the one thing I’d bring back to the internet if I could bring one thing back.” Amen. Read
Khoi Vinh’s review of the Google Classroom app points to a reality that online experiences are a reflection of how we value offline spaces. He points out that we care relatively little about the schools and place premium on work places. The Classroom is drab & unemotional, versus, Slack mimics the playful post Internet office space. Google Classroom and How Spaces Value People + Subtraction.com
What’s Bankhattan without bankers? Good question.
This is one contagion that should spread— after all, only good can come of it.
May 20, 2020. San Francisco