What does the history of mobile tell us abut the future of cars and VR?Read More
This is a discussion of the issues I wrote about in this post: ways to think about cars.
"After the smartphone, what business has the global scale in terms of people and profits that make it attractive for tech companies to turn their attention and capital towards? The answer, according to a16z’s Benedict Evans, is the car business. Yes, Benedict is our mobile expert, and sure cars are mobile, but what does your iPhone have to do with your ride? More than you might expect.
Through his mobile-tinted lens, Evans offers his vision of the future of cars, and perhaps the future of today’s biggest technology companies. Who will build these cars, who will own them, and who (or what) will do the driving in this segment of the a16z Podcast."
Cars are going to change a lot in the next few decades. Electricity on one hand and software on the other change what a car is, how it gets made and who might own one. Bu that changes everything else.Read More