Petr Bambasek

Marketing Strategist. Brand Planner. Leads Business Development at Scanalytics Inc. Into tech, creativity and innovation. Likes to fly, wakeboard and enjoy life. 

Hardware Is The New Software | TechCrunch »

Two key takeaways:

  1. Hardware is still hard. But it’s getting easier.
  2. "Hardware 2.0" companies have disrupted our notions about the difference between hardware and software with one seamless user experience. We’ve seen this approach work for Apple. I’m not surprised it’s working for other companies as well.

Tim Cook's vision for 'his' Apple begins to emerge »

Many people say that without Steve Jobs, Apple isn’t what it used to be. Of course it is not. The market is evolving and so must Apple. The company’s position is significantly different from what it was ten years ago.

To remain successful, Apple must adapt to new conditions and simply can’t act in a way it did for over a decade. I believe Tim Cook’s decisions and Apple’s recent steps not only make sense, but may even be necessary.

“People don’t know what they want until you show it to them. That’s why I never rely on market research. Our task is to read things that are not yet on the page.”

– Steve Jobs

Why Bilinguals Are Smarter »

SPEAKING two languages rather than just one has obvious practical benefits in an increasingly globalized world. But in recent years, scientists have begun to show that the advantages of bilingualism are even more fundamental than being able to converse with a wider range of people.