The Critical Path

The Critical Path is a talk show contemplating the causality of success and failure in the evolving story of mobile computing and related industries. Using Apple as a lens to look at existing and emerging tech markets, we try to understand what it means to be great. Hosted by Horace Dediu, Anders Brownworth, and Judd Rubin.

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219: Oceans


Horace handles a few of the curve balls included in the latest AAPL earnings report, answers some #CriticalQuestions and dips a toe into the ocean of possibilities regarding Apple's ventures into Health Care.


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   1h29m
 
 

218: A Billion


Using the recent earnings call as a jumping off point, Horace considers the size and shape of the premium content train that will soon be making its way down Apple's Services track.


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217: Gandhi Edition


Horace wonders whether or not Ghandi and Mao would use the same iPhone, shares what he'd like to hear in the upcoming AAPL earnings call and, finally, reveals which Ikea serves the best meatballs in the entire world.


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 2019-01-20  54m
 
 

216: Tim's Letter


Tim’s Letter, some #CriticalQuestions and the problem with trying to account for the unaccountable.


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 2019-01-08  1h11m
 
 

215: Fly Me to The Moon


Horace shares his thoughts about how Apple may contribute to the transportation and health care sectors in the years to come, and catches up on some 1990s television in 2019's first episode of The Critical Path.


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 2019-01-03  1h3m
 
 

214: Anders Lives!


An old friend returns to The Critical Path to discuss Crypto, Trust and Horace's heart.


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 2018-12-09  1h1m
 
 

213: iPads, Cheaters and Lamp Posts


The new iPad Pro and some #CriticalQuestions inspire a conversation about cheaters and what insights lamp posts can and cannot provide. Later on, Horace shares some exciting news about Micromobility California.


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 2018-12-03  1h22m
 
 

212: Ex Machina: The Telescope, The Reformation and The Historian's Dilemma


Henri Dediu joins Horace and Judd to discuss lenses, rebels and weighing the what vs. the why when looking to the past.


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 2018-11-26  52m
 
 

211: The Four Questions


Horace goes old school while sifting through the details of the latest Apple earnings call and shares why he’s looking forward to not seeing certain numbers in the earnings reports to come.


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 2018-11-05  59m
 
 

210: Worth a Business Trip?


Horace reflects on pricing, minivans, the pecking order of the new products and more from the pre-Halloween Apple event in Brooklyn, NY.


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 2018-11-02  1h4m