As opposed to the annual litany of listicles, I have taken to the Last Day of the First Decade of the Second Millennium to share some of the powerful lessons I have learned as an active participant of our times, rather than find an excuse to re-hash Lady Gaga.
Based on this past decade’s explosion of technology and the implosion of industries, I foresee over the next decade a rise of the individual voice as a leader in politics and entertainment. Accessible creative digital tools, combined with social networking, have created an end-run around the status-quo content providers, offering empowerment for both consumers and innovators — as long as the individual is still in control of their own media intake and output. Read More
In keeping with Ben Bernake being named TIME’s Person of the Year of 2009 for his service as the Emperor Palpatine of our economy, Darth Vader literally rang the bell at the New York Stock Exchange, authenticating the evil in capitalism and proving that clueless pundits who cite “market forces” are actually referring to The Force.