There’s a lot going on. Here’s some vital reading on human/machine interfaces, pseudonymous currencies, smart automation, and the service economy.
Organizations resist change because they’re in an equilibrium, and it takes a disruption to move the market they’re in to a new one. Or why Visa doesn’t care about me.
It’s not enough to have a great idea—you need the baby steps to get mere mortals there. Some thoughts on the table stakes for a great business.
Stop designing for mobile. Instead, design for interruption. The future of computing is prosthetic brains, and those who figure out how and when to interrupt us will win.
Slides from my Startupfest 2012 presentation on coefficients of friction, affectionately titled Thrust And Lube.
For thousands of years, humans have fought friction with force to bend the world to their will. But a digital world is frictionless, and successful companies focus on lube, not thrust, to disrupt their industries.