To address when I commented -- with deliberate irony -- how "brilliant a royal Kate is" [for having a boy], perhaps I should share the historical context that some appear to have missed, where many a royal wife suffered at the hands of her husband for not producing a male heir.
Any one of Britain's newspaper groups could have developed a Summly killer back in 2005 when Nick D'Aloisio developed his idea. They had the audiences, the understanding, the marketing power. God knows they had the incentive. But they didn't do it. I didn't do it. Why?