“Both of these declines — the decline of the consumer experience and the decline of the market forecasts — are driving tech companies' retreat from what I'm calling their heroic phase. But neither are identical to it.”
While the Two ways to think about decline opinion piece on the decline of big tech certainly has a negative spin, I do wonder when or if there will be shift from the “you are the product” to more open end equitable systems.
“Curiosity is the key to all four steps in doing great work: it will choose the field for you, get you to the frontier, cause you to notice the gaps in it, and drive you to explore them. The whole process is a kind of dance with curiosity.”