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May
20
🔴 Can Google get AR off the ground?

🔴 Can Google get AR off the ground?

Google announced a new AR glasses prototype. What to make of it? Whether you deal with VR (virtual reality) or
5 min read
Apr
18
☕️ The war for coffee is still raging

☕️ The war for coffee is still raging

After two years of a global pandemic, quite a few retail businesses show their weaknesses. As Warren Buffet famously said,
2 min read
Apr
14
🔋 The obvious EV bottleneck

🔋 The obvious EV bottleneck

I presented last year how the systemic bottleneck analysis [https://www.icopilots.com/market-predictions-with-systemic-bottleneck-analysis/] was one of the key tools
1 min read
Apr
13
🤖 Amazon Whole Food: it's not about the store dummy

🤖 Amazon Whole Food: it's not about the store dummy

Only a few weeks ago closed most of its physical store's tryouts [https://www.icopilots.com/amazon-power-move/], but for Amazon
2 min read
Apr
08
🍔 Seeing beyond Foodtech

🍔 Seeing beyond Foodtech

In 2021 I was working on a comprehensive benchmark of the Foodtech and Agtech ecosystems worldwide for one of the
3 min read
Mar
31
🇨🇳 Hedging the economic cold war China

🇨🇳 Hedging the economic cold war China

In this article, I'd like to connect many dots I've been laying out regarding the future of China and what it now strategically implies for us in the West. You might have read a few things I wrote on this already, but I believe that the global picture is now apparent.
8 min read
Mar
21
🇨🇳 The war for coffee

🇨🇳 The war for coffee

The war for coffee supremacy has been fierce for many years in China, and it's still heating up. Whether you're in the food market or not, this is one of the best proxies to understand Chinese consumers and our global economy.
4 min read
Mar
14
🔫 Internet 3.0 is about geopolitics

🔫 Internet 3.0 is about geopolitics

In January, Ben Thompson wrote a prescient article about how the Internet was now maturing from a pure economic scale
2 min read
Mar
11
🍎 Apple hyper-scale engine is purring

🍎 Apple hyper-scale engine is purring

Most successful companies have slim chances of sustaining their future business because they are a one-trick pony. Not Apple. Last
2 min read
Mar
08
🧬 The big unlock for biotech startups

🧬 The big unlock for biotech startups

Biotech startups may no longer need to get funded over their IP. It's difficult to call it a trend yet,
1 min read