Dirk Knemeyer

On Zynga’s business model

As reports of Zynga, about raise another $500 million dollar surface, which would skyrocket their value to $10 billion dollars, the backlash is beginning. More and more observers are pointing out that virtually all of Zynga’s success is due to

On Netflix’s future and lack of original content

Amazon is entering the streaming video market for real today, announcing that all Amazon Prime members, a service that provides free shipping for 79 dollars a year, will also receive free streaming of over 5,000 movies and television shows. While

Facebook game design

The design of Facebook Games has abandoned the old-school approach of trying to design a great game experience for players and instead is trying to design an engine to optimize revenues from the players. It is a huge difference in