I recently published my top 5–10 year trends, which are: Computer Science Education Distributed Work Cryptocurrency I thought it would also be fun to write up my top 10–20 year trends. The timescales could be wildly off on all of these but these are some things I expect to start and then become big in the … Continue reading My Top 10–20 Year Trends
1. Computer Science Education 2. Distributed Work 3. Cryptocurrency/Blockchain These are three of the trends I think will continue to really emerge in the next five years. They are already here — but mostly all on the fringes, even if they have received some attention. 1. Computer Science Education We’re all in on this one at CodeHS — the top … Continue reading My Top Three 5–10 Year Trends of 2017
What’s the Mission of New York City? What is the Times Square of Chicago? The definitive answers to a definitely subjective question. I’ve had this conversation a handful of times, trying to determine what the equivalent of one neighborhood is in another city. It’s a question that you can’t really answer, but is fun to … Continue reading Neighborhood Comparisons Across Cities
If you’ve been on the internet in the last couple years, you may have stumbled up FMyLife, or My Life is Average, or Damn You Autocorrect, or any number of sites in this genre. The genre is sites that let you post little bits of content around a certain theme, and they are usually similarly … Continue reading Popular Site Template, a site that lets you make silly websites!
A REVEALING TALE ABOUT MISDIRECTED ATTENTION IN THE MEDIA As I sat down to write a new article for the Flipside, I went to do my so-called “research.” Today, I decided, the perfect topic to write about was this so-called “Balloon Boy.” When balloon boy came up in our meeting and we brainstormed ideas about … Continue reading Look over there! It’s Balloon Boy