My Product Hunt journey began all the way back in 2014 and today I hunted my 2500th product on Product Hunt.
And yesterday, Product Hunt founder and CEO Ryan Hoover announced that after seven years at the helm he’s stepping down and installing Josh Buckley as the new CEO.
So: a big day in the Product Hunt world!
I started hunting products as a hobby, because doing so gave me a way to “surf future trends” and to learn from other founders and makers about how they perceived problems worth solving, and then got to work implementing their solutions. …
Andres Lomeña’s questions are prefixed with AL.
My answers are prefixed with CM.
AL:You have told hashtag’s origins many times, so I wonder if you have considered to write a book about it.
CM: Ha, indeed I have! But less about the hashtag itself, although I’m sure there are plenty of interesting stories to tell. Instead, I’m personally more interested in contemplating the individual’s role and responsibility for the technology products that they create, and what obligations they might have in socializing their motivations, intentions, and purpose, and reflecting on the consequences of their work. …
The Cybertruck reimagines what a truck is, constitutionally. It’s such a savage departure from our expectations that define a “truck” that we need a new word. It’s in a class of its own.
The Cybertruck may be hired for similar jobs as the Ford F-150 (as Musk asserted), but it consequates much more.
Personally, I see parallels to Steve Jobs’ 2007 launch of the iPhone — a generation-defining moment that birthed a new category: “an iPod, a phone, and an internet communicator.” It may have been unknown that day, but it didn’t take long to feel the enormity of the iPhone’s importance as a modifier of human experience. …