Virtual Reality: A New Creative Medium Where the Default State Is Belief
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Virtual Reality: A New Creative Medium Where the Default State Is Belief

ChrisDixon - January 27, 2015

The holy grail of virtual reality, the one that’s always been out of reach until now, is presence. (more…)

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The Thin Edge of the Wedge for Virtual Reality

ChrisDixon - January 4, 2015

Pius Uzamere argues that virtual reality will succeed first in business applications instead of gaming: (more…)

What Is Coinbase?
Inside Companies
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Inside Companies
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What Is Coinbase?

ChrisDixon - December 17, 2013

One of the interesting things about Bitcoin is the contrast between how it is portrayed in the press and how it is understood by technologists. The press…

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The Computing Deployment Phase

ChrisDixon - February 11, 2013

Technological revolutions happen in two main phases: the installation phase and the deployment phase. Here’s a chart (from this excellent book by Carlota Perez via Fred Wilson) showing the four previous…

Commentary
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Some Problems Are So Hard They Need to Be Solved Piece by Piece

ChrisDixon - November 27, 2012

Andrew Parker had a great post a few years ago where he sketched out all the startups going after pieces of Craigslist: (more…)

Business Intelligence
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The Economic Logic Behind Tech and Talent Acquisitions

ChrisDixon - October 19, 2012

There’s been a lot of speculation lately about why big companies spend millions of dollars acquiring startups for their technology or talent. The answer lies in the…

Social Data
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Why the Integrated Approach to Mobile Devices is Winning

ChrisDixon - June 28, 2012

Until last week’s announcement of the new Surface tablet, Microsoft had taken the same approach to mobile devices that they had with PCs: build the software themselves…

Commentary
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The Experience Economy

ChrisDixon - May 27, 2012

Before World War 2, the middle-class in the developed world struggled to afford basic needs. In the post-war boom, standards of living rose dramatically, and people consumed…

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More or Less? Monetization Based on Facebook’s Business Model

ChrisDixon - May 20, 2012

Startups usually succeed because of a single major product or business innovation. Google is unusual in that they succeeded because of two major innovations: their core search…

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Is it a tech bubble?

ChrisDixon - April 30, 2012

Every week a “we are in a tech bubble” article seems to come out in a major newspaper or blog. People who argue we aren’t in a…