This past week Facebook became one of the largest proponents of remote work. It made headlines for considering allowing people to permanently work from home. In doing so, it joined the likes of Twitter, Square, and Shopify, all of whom are recent, post-pandemic converts. (The idea is not so new to companies like GitLab and … Continue reading Real reasons why tech giants are hugging “Remote Work”
In this episode of Stuck@Om, I chat with one of the great human beings on the planet — Nicholas Thompson. He’s the Editor in Chief at WIRED Magazine, an avid marathoner, and has penned one of the best essays I’ve read in recent times. In this conversation, Nick and I talk about how media outlets … Continue reading [Podcast] Stuck@Om w/Wired Editor Nick Thompson on the pandemic, its impact on technology and change + why we mistrust media
The New York Times recently wrote about this hot new app that has been the buzz among technology insiders for a while — Clubhouse.1 There are rumors of the app getting financed at a valuation of around $100 million. I have been on the service since the very beginning, but co-founder Paul Davison made me … Continue reading Watch This: A chat w/ Clubhouse co-founder Paul Davison from his Highlight days
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 … Continue reading [05.20.20] Signals
So Facebook is taking on Amazon with its Shops, powered by Shopify (and a bunch of other smaller players.) I don’t know why that agreement kept reminding me of that deal I read about as a young lad: Americans teaming with the rebels to drive out the Russians from Afghanistan. We know what happened. Why … Continue reading Is Shopify ready to be double-crossed by Facebook?