This post is in response to the ridiculous article by Quartz
The company is crushing it and changing the way people think about transportation, while on its way to becoming one of the large Silicon Valley companies in the leagues of Google, Facebook, and Amazon.
Box is shaking up the enterprise services business by making “consumer grade” software and taking market share from the likes of Microsoft, IBM, and Oracle.
Don’t underestimate this.
They are shaking up the fundraising process for startups.
Solar Energy that is working.
Vine is becoming the new YouTube. Vine is to YouTube, what Twitter is to Facebook.
LTE everywhere, who cares right.
Now you can dump cable and watch Netflix, Hulu, etc. on your TV for only $35. A much more affordable option for the mass market.
Digital currency is here to stay.
SpaceX continues to knock it out of the park.
Thanks to Google pushing the envelope ; Nissan, Tesla, GM, Ford, and Toyota are all now working on autonomous cars. Not to mention Mercedes-Benz, who is the most advanced automaker in this area.
There are so many more things that could be mentioned, but the point has been made. Electric vehicles, on demand cars, life extension, solar power, digital currency, rockets, and self-driving cars does not sound like a lost year for tech to me.