Waves

  • Broadband internet – Matt had it and could play games & Andy loved it
  • e-Commerce (2002+) – Using Amazon for xmas gifts… game changer.
  • Online Payments (2002+)
  • iPhone (2007) – should have shorted Blackberry
  • Destruction of the Label/Rise of Live music – Napster!
  • Social Media – desktop (MySpace, Facebook, Twitter) … tons of time on it
  • AWS and Cloud Computing – realize AWS is Amazing @ HHS vs CGI Federal
  • YouTube – Watching loads of it
  • Social Media – mobile (Instagram, Whatsapp) – “Insta”
  • 2010 Housing Market – Short sales, foreclosures, oh my!
  • Solar and Wind Energy(?) – never really had the ah-hah moment
  • Domino’s Pizza – CEO admits their product sucks and rode the wave up. @DHH comments I think.
  • Crytpocurrency (2013)– Fred Wilson “new stuff”
  • Instant Pot/Pressure Cooking (2018) – Recommended from Squid
  • FIRE (2019) – Showed up on Y combinator
  • Narrow AI (2020) – Very clear that AI will kick our ass in tasks re: https://gigazine.net/gsc_news/en/20170703-ai-progress-measurement via @balajis
  • Eating food out of pouches (2020) – Kids doing it. We will do it in nutritional form soon I think. Just needs branding. Saw Eyva eating her smoothie in the pouch and talked w/Kathy about soups going in there.