M.G. Siegler feels like people in the tech industry are losing touch with reality:
The nerds have taken over the world. Now they’re showing signs of being drunk on such power. And speaking accordingly — offering up cringe-worthy statements that only showcase a complete and utter lack of self-awareness.
We’re at a point in the cycle that really reminds me of late 1999. Different in a lot of ways, of course, but something about the tone is the same. Are we really near Peak Arrogance, however? I’m not sure. I fear there’s more to go. A lot more.