The Platform Is What Matters

Today, Steve Jobs mentioned that the Apple iPhone will finally opening up for third-party application development in February 2008. Apple will provide a iPhone Software Development Kit (SDK) for developers to create applications for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Social Network Wars

The interesting thing about social networks, like other forms of social media, is that users create the content. A social network becomes more valuable as more users join and get connected with other users. This is known as network effects. It is not necessarily the best social network that wins — in terms of architecture, […]

Disruptive Technologies

Thomas Edison with a light bulb Disruptive technologies come along once in a while and change the world and how we live in it. They often represent a paradigm shift from how things were to how things will be. Here are a few such innovations: