Cable is Dead to Me

Cable is Dead to Me

For my entire adult life, I have subscribed to cable television and over the years have been supplied with a variety of set-top box hardware from Dish Network, Comcast, Time Warner, and others. No more! I am officially out of the dedicated cable box business and these...
Welcome to the Subscription Economy

Welcome to the Subscription Economy

Until about two years ago, I had few monthly or annual subscriptions; pretty much only the traditional ones you cannot avoid such as a phone bill, magazine subscription and the like. In fact, I was almost hostile to the idea of paying for something on a periodic basis...
The “W” in MWC Really is for World

The “W” in MWC Really is for World

I attended Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain last week. For those not familiar, MWC is one of the largest tech tradeshows in the world with something like 12,000 exhibitors spread across 9 halls at the Fira Barcelona. Though the show is ostensibly...
The Gig Economy in $5 Increments

The Gig Economy in $5 Increments

I am both a participant and avid user of the “Gig Economy”. I run my own high-tech consulting business (you can browse ameetdhillon.com for more details) and have multiple clients who regularly pay for my services. Like many others, I also use Uber/Lyft...
I Love Apple Music

I Love Apple Music

Let me state unequivocally that I am not an Apple “fanboy” and don’t love Apple Music because of its elegant design (I find it clunky to use) or visionary brilliance—it is in fact not visionary at all, but rather a “me too” product. No, I...