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…

About Shawn

ACCLAIMED GLOBAL FUTURIST, TRENDCASTER, NY TIMES BEST-SELLING AUTHORMeet Shawn!Dr. Shawn DuBravac is author of the New York Times Best Seller Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate (Regnery, 2015), which explores how the world’s mass adoption of digital technologies portends the beginning of a new…