Long-run implications of the Death of Kin: Why Blockbusters must be Blockbusters Quicker

Much has been written about the “death” of Microsoft’s Kin (see: here, here, and here). The focus of these analyses has centered on what might have gone wrong. I'd like to focus on something slightly different. In the death of the Kin phone I think we see something that has greater implications for technology innovation.…

Why Only "Two Opinions..."

I'm often asked why I only have "two opinions."  In fact, for those who know me well, they will be quick to point out that I have dozens of opinions on a myriad of topics. President Truman was credited with asking for a one-armed economist, an economist with only one opinion.  "I'm always looking for a one-armed…