This is one of the most important tweets this year

This tweet by the Paris based Russian software developer Oleg Andreev resonated with me immediately. In just one tweet, Oleg manages to address new technology, revolutionary payment systems, the peace movement, police violence, state control, censorship, the breakdown of conventional capitalism, the sixties, hallucinatory drugs and putting it all in a mindblowing historic and futuristic […]

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The problem with Netflix

We just got Netflix in Germany. It’s like Spotify for movies. The frontpages are the same. Mainstream pop. I tried to dig deeper to see what the service has to offer. In order to do this, I conducted a search for 10 favourite directors. Here are the results. First, I searched for the Italian director […]

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People underestimate the connection Google+ has with its users around interests

Interview with Google’s new head of social media David Besbris. What do you think is the biggest misconception about Google+? People underestimate the connection Google+ has with its users around interests. I think people come to Google+ with this expectation that it’s going to be Google’s attempt to do some other product — we’re doing […]

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