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Platforms and Trends

Platforms and Trends

I love Google Trends. It's a really neat plank in its platform, even if relatively few people know about it. Check out the graph below on news references with the word platform: Interestingly, it's always been a popular search term. Only recently has its frequency in the news picked up. And Google's just pulling data from other Read More

Platforms and the Death of Synonyms

Platforms and the Death of Synonyms

Not everything is a platform.

Let me repeat that: Not everything is a platform.

This TechCrunch article must set some type of unofficial record for the number of times that the word platform is (mis)used.

I take great pains in the book to define a true platform.

What isn't a platform? Netflix, for one. It's a service. What can John Q.

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