The Gapingvoid team and I have collaborated on projects over the last decade focused on startups, corporate culture and innovation and audience engagement. Every now and then, we like to have a little fun, even if it’s at our own expense.
Every 10 years or so, there are emergent trends that are so significant, that they disrupt everything…from work to consumerism to behavior to values. Nowadays, that disruption is more frequent and widespread. It isn’t one thing, it’s everything, i.e. AI, AR/VR, blockchain, autonomous, robotics.
Along the way, there are experts who rise to navigate us through disruption. Twenty years ago, it was the dotcom boom and bust. Just over 10 years ago, it was social media. In 2018, we take a moment in time to observe something that others too have noted. In this case, we’ve all been rumbling about the rise of cryptocurrency evangelists, those who geeked out so much around Bitcoin, Etherium and the like, that they are moving the entire ecosystem from the fringe to early adopters and beyond..
We recently found a cartoon created by Habib Haddad, that depicted these stages in a way that inspired us to add our take and share with everyone.
Here’s to the experts!