Yesterday, I was invited to join the live BBC World Service show, Business Matters to discuss Apple's green manifesto and its rivalry with Samsung. I was interviewed by the BBC's talented Manuela Saragosa. Here's a transcript of the highlights.
While I thoroughly enjoy blogging, tweeting and using all manner of light digital mobile devices, there was something endearing about the bulky equipment we had for turning out hard-hitting, solid journalism.
The iPhone is not just a platform to watch Downton Abbey, but rather a node for content creation. It is a tool with which anyone, anywhere, any time can shoot a video news story, edit it and transmit it to a global audience for free.
There's a modern postscript to Gardell's drama: Benjamin visits Rasmus' grave for the first time and learns that a year after Rasmus died his father also died, perhaps of remorse and his mother was condemned to live on another 20 lonely years.
Al Jazeera came to the main stage during the Arab protests in 2011 known as the "Arab Spring." Broadcasting in English, the network was able to bring news of the unfolding events from regions no other network could access.
The Greek government is forecasting 0.6 percent economic growth in 2014, after six straight years of economic contraction. But the OECD doesn't agree with the Greek government's forecast of modest good news.