A year of tech industry hype in a single graph

See the original posting on The Verge

Tech industry trends follow a fairly predictable pattern: there’s a rush of hype, an inevitable backlash, and then a long, tired slog towards a product that actually works. It eventually produces incredible things like the internal combustion engine or my Droid 4, but it can be hard to tell exactly where given technology is on the slow journey from bullshit to reality.

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