“I thought once everybody could speak freely and exchange information and ideas, the world is automatically going to be a better place,” Mr. Williams says. “I was wrong about that.”
And on Twitter and Trump’s election:
“It’s a very bad thing, Twitter’s role in that,” he said finally. “If it’s true that he wouldn’t be president if it weren’t for Twitter, then yeah, I’m sorry.”
3. More on Amazon’s NYC bookstore.
Publishing veteran Mike Shatzkin has a thorough rundown from his recent visits
, noting Amazon has “already built something with a lot of interesting features which will probably prove an entirely satisfactory bookstore for many people.”
4. Google’s building an ad blocker into its Chrome browser.
The search giant is giving publishers six months to prepare
, my colleague Jack Marshall reports.
5. What’ll Apple unveil next week?
The tech titan’s annual WWDC tech conference kicks off on Monday. The Verge has a rundown of what to expect
; the sexiest potential reveal could be Siri speaker, like Amazon’s Echo. I’ll be watching iPad Pro news closely, as I’m interested in that device.