My 2013 Listicle
The best moment in 2013 was the safe, healthy arrival of my 2nd daughter
The biggest letdown in 2013 was Homeland, Season 3.
The best book I read in 2013 was “The Success Equation” by Michael Mauboussin. Helped change the way I think about my day-to-day job.
The biggest tech story in 2013 was the growing skepticism around hierarchies, authorities and governments - i.e., NSA/Snowden, healthcare.gov, decentralized money.
The second biggest tech story in 2013 was the emergence of crowdfunding and the future of money. About ten years ago, the story was about the changing way that people created, shared, consumed media (‘real-time’ or ‘social media’). A few years ago, the story was about one way that people were changing the way they consume stuff and services (collaborative consumption, peer-to-peer commerce, etc). The next few years could be about the changing way that companies...
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