Diary of a Madman, Page 56
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I. Featured Emerging Tech Analyses
- What The FU&K Is Bitcoin? [Sean Everett]: it’s now available in paperback. Buy the physical copy, get the digital one free.
- The Wild World of BioTech Insider Trading [Samy Hamdouche]: a friend gives an oft-overlooked insight into the weird world of investing.
- The Placebo Effect Is A Lie [Seth Miller]: the history, the news, the science, the reality.
- How To Get Your First Job In Data Science [Tomi Mester]: a data analyst and researcher’s advice.
- Slugging It Out With The Coming Eclipse [Jesse Lawler]: “to stare, or not stare?”, that is the question.
- Why Branded Content Performs So Well [Sean Everett]: a deeper dive into what branded content really is, the movie’s that have done it successfully, and how you can do it too.
- How & Why To Sponsor An Email Newsletter [The Mission]: newsletters are everywhere and you need new eyeballs. Which one do you turn to?
II. Dear Diary: Hype Cycles
The Gartner Hype Cycle is a long-running analysis of where Emerging Tech is on the trendline from something brand new to over-inflated to real stuff. They do one every year. 2017’s Hype Cycle version just came out:
A couple lessons here. First, by definition, invention = being early. AI and VR / AR is hitting it’s stride. But what I’m most excited about? Smart Dust. The idea from the 90s, put into a Crichton novel, is at the very left edge of this in 2017. Expect it to make waves in the 2030s.
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