🎄 Newley’s Notes 116: Merry Xmas! — The Best Tech of 2017

Edition 116 of my email newsletter went out on Monday. To subscribe, simply enter your email address at this link. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s brief, and few people unsubscribe. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. If you like this newsletter, please invite others to sign up. Merry Christmas from New […]

🍪 Newley’s Notes 115: Net Neutrality Explained; Streaming Holiday Films; Message From Cookie Monster

Edition 115 of my email newsletter went out on Sunday. To subscribe, simply enter your email address at this link. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s brief, and few people unsubscribe. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. If you like this newsletter, please invite others to sign up. 📲 5 Cool Tech-ish […]

🎼 Newley’s Notes 114: Google in India; Gifts for Nerds; Reader Feedback

Edition 114 of my email newsletter went out yesterday. To subscribe, simply enter your email address at this link. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s brief, and few people unsubscribe. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. If you like this newsletter, please invite others to sign up. 📝 What I Wrote in The […]

4 Factors that Explain Bitcoin’s Rise

More on Bitcoin, following my recent Newley’s Notes devoted to the digital currency: Financial advisor and author Ben Carlson has a post at his (quite enjoyable) blog, A Wealth of Common Sense, on how to explain the rise of Bitcoin. He puts it down to the following factors: Storytelling — the narrative — which may […]

Book Notes: ‘Waking Up,’ by Sam Harris

From time to time I share notes about the books I’ve been reading, or have revisited recently after many years. These posts are meant to help me remember what I’ve learned, and to point out titles I think are worth consulting. For more, see my Book Notes category. Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without […]

Google, India and Next Billion Users Follow up: More Data

Following my story Tuesday about Google, India, and the future of the web, I wanted to share the text of some tweets, slightly edited for presentation here, that I posted after Google’s launch event. These are some stats Google revealed at the gathering, along with a obvservaiton of two of mine: –…India now has 400 […]

Book Notes: ‘The Innovators,’ by Walter Isaacson

From time to time I share notes about the books I’ve been reading, or have revisited recently after many years. These posts are meant to help me remember what I’ve learned, and to point out titles I think are worth consulting. For more, see my Book Notes category The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, […]

By Me Yesterday: Google, India, and the Future of the Web

The story begins: NEW DELHI—An explosion of smartphone usage in India is changing the way Alphabet Inc.’s Google sees the future of the internet. As a mobile price war in the South Asian nation has slashed data rates to less than $5 a month for unlimited high-speed access, hundreds of millions of people are getting […]

💰💻 Newley’s Notes 113: Special Bitcoin Edition

Edition 113 of my email newsletter went out yesterday. To subscribe, simply enter your email address at this link. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s brief, and few people unsubscribe. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. If you like this newsletter, please invite others to sign up. This week I wanted to […]