John Battelle is making the move to NYC from the Bay Area, a shift I made in 2010. Welcome, John. My rationale is exactly yours:
I feel like a lot of the Valley is habitually talking to itself about things that aren’t that interesting anymore.
And some — sea steading? gamification? cryptocurrencies? — weren’t all that interesting to begin with.
The shift from organizational cultural norms within a single company, or many individual companies, to a shared work culture across and outside of companies. This is deep versus shallow culture.
A few questions for Ploum:
Thanks for your comments, Sarah.
Just a pointer for you regarding reskilling. Amy Goldstein researched what happened in Janesville…