Category Archives: Video

The end of the beginning — Benedict Evans

The end of the beginning — Benedict Evans

This looks to be one to watch. Not always agree with him but love the data.

Nice quote:

Finally, as we think about the next decade or two, we have some new fundamental building blocks. The internet began as an open, ‘permissionless’, decentralized network, but then we got (and indeed needed) new centralised networks on top, and so we’ve spent a lot of the past decade talking about search and social. Machine learning and crypto give new and often decentralized, permissionless fundamental layers for looking at meaning, intent and preference, and for attaching value to those.

Amazon planning new free video service to compete for TV ad dollars

Interesting way for Amazon to play the free OTT game:

Amazon is expected to announce a free, ad-supported video service with libraries of past TV shows and movies. The offering, which is similar to The Roku Channel and Hulu, will let advertisers use Amazon’s first-party data to target advertising.

— Read on www.cnbc.com/2018/10/01/amazon-planning-new-free-video-service-compete-tv-dollars.html