Why cynicism is a critical skill for surviving in tech.
When working on the cutting edge, the truth is that nobody really knows what’s going to happen next.
We see countless examples, ranging from machine learning and AI, the internet of things, blockchain and ICOs, even green tech. The missions are profound, the supposed market is huge, and the end result is often underwhelming versus what was promised.
The truth is, the most successful in tech are skeptics, and you should probably consider being one too.