a16z Podcast: What the Apple Watch Is — and Isn’t


As technology outgrows the tech industry, it moves from selling utilitarian products to selling things that fulfill other desires or pleasures. The Apple Watch is a perfect example of this market shift, says a16z’s Benedict Evans. “It’s another step in abstraction, and another step in the importance of delight rather than speeds and feeds.” Technology meets desire in this segment of the a16z Podcast.