December 31st, 2014
Fred Wilson uses 2014 as a lens to see not only what happened but what is happening:
the “sharing economy” was outed as the “rental economy.” nobody is sharing anything. people are making money, plain and simple. technology has made renting things (even in real time) as simple as it made buying things a decade ago.
Most of his observations are very high level and are basically at the intersection of technology, finance, and the Internet. I’d love to see similar blog posts from people with deep insight into the medical, aviation, travel, farming, and more industries. Alas, these people rarely have blogs.