On Avoiding Trends

Peter Thiel makes a strong recommendation on avoiding trends. Since once you have a trend it means lots of people are doing it. And lots of people doing it means lots of competition and **minimal differentiation. You really don't want to be the nth company on anything.**

So, avoid trends. 

Mission > Trend.

Work on the problem that you'd personally like to solve and that few people are working on.

Might resonate with several of the ai newcomers...

Note Curated from: Tools of Titans Pg. 233