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The Critical Path #92: Microsoft's Critical Path

Horace talks about Microsofts reorganization from Divisional to Functional, and the implications on their Windows and Mobile OS roadmaps. In doing so, he and Moisés touch briefly on the subject of last episode, Scott Forstalls ouster from Apple.

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The Critical Path #91: Apple's Douglas MacArthur

Horace expands on last episode’s discussion of organizational structure, as well as his recent appearance on Screen Time with Guy English. We begin speculation on the job iWatch would be hired to do, and preview the relaunch of High Density.

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Screen Time #40: The Puck

Horace Dediu and Guy English join Moisés to look at the rallying forces in the arms race for content. Does Apple have too well-entrenched a lead? How will their gaming strategy compete with traditional consoles? How and why would they make a TV set?

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The Critical Path #89: Not Bad for a Hobby

Horace reflects on his analysis of iTunes purchase data, details the just-announced AirShow in Chicago, and touches on fascinating “heat maps” of mobile platform use. We close our week of three shows by talking about “deep focus” and Citizen Kane.

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The Critical Path #88: Siri in the Driver's Seat

In the second part of our WWDC wrapup, we delve into the large-scale shift represented by iOS 7. Siri guides us on the journey from navigation to consumption in our latest AsymCar segment, and Horace examines what iWork for iCloud means.

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The Critical Path #87: De Gustibus

In the first part of a post-WWDC “doubleheader”, we look back at AirShow and begin our dive into the keynote, with regard to Apples hardcore product Mac Pro, Mavericks, iTunes Radio, and examining discovery versus playback.

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The Critical Path #86: Staying Foolish

Questions for Tim Cook; a brief look at the grammar of the organization; Xbox One vs. the Spruce Goose and how to avoid knowing too much.

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The Critical Path #85: Achilles' Heel

An update on Airshow, the state of Apple retail, and beginning dialogue on the open question of what is Google’s greatest weakness

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The Critical Path #84: Blessed Are the Apps

A new theory of device-enabled presentations; the iTunes ARPU average revenue per user and its putative erosion; a definition of smart devices, the cycles of computing as a continuum.

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The Critical Path #83: The Analyst Taxonomy

Horace proposes a classification of analysts and their motives and how to think about the value of commentary. We delve into how Apple executives obtain and preserve authority and talk about the disruptive impact of Nintendo. Also a hint about a new Perspective presentation before WWDC.

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