Leo Guinan

Jun
07
Trust Economies - The Future of Social Networks

Trust Economies - The Future of Social Networks

I've been exploring the concept of trust and how it drives everything we do. When I got into crypto, I kept hearing about the need for "trustless networks". But the problem with that is that there is no such thing in human existence. Remember, technology reflects humans, not the other way around.
8 min read
May
08
The Future Isn't 1000 True Fans. It's 100 True Friends

The Future Isn't 1000 True Fans. It's 100 True Friends

And then I read a blog from my friend (ok, he's a friend in my head at least. I've talked to him a couple of times and I'm a little obsessed with his content and way of viewing the world). That paragraph illustrates a really weird way the internet distorts our reality doesn't it?
5 min read
Jan
14
The Death of the Web Page

The Death of the Web Page

Let's take a look at the problems that Google faces right now. Things are moving too quickly for Google to keep up. Old data sticks around People and companies game the algorithm Advertising sucks Let's look at the trends that play into the death of the webpage following those problems.
5 min read
Sep
17
Coming soon

Coming soon

This is Hitchhiker's Guide To The Future, a brand new site by Leo Guinan that's just getting started. Things will
Sep
07
What the book of the future might look like, according to Mindjourney

The Future of Books, or the Books of the Future

What's a book? In this post, I start outlining my thoughts about what a book is, what it used to be, and what it will be in the future. I examine what it will mean to be a book that sells and what it will take to get there.
6 min read
Sep
03
Sasquatch sitting at a table typing on a typewriter in a cafe generated with Midjourney

Writing In Public - The Game Plan

Writing in public has a wide variety of benefits. Here are the three things I'm focusing on as I write in public.
3 min read
Aug
29
What is The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Future?

What is The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Future?

Looking to the future, this will be a book that will guide you into the future that you want. But
1 min read