Top 5 Opportunities to Create using Technology in 2014

Carmack, the famous developer behind the Doom video game and most recently CTO of Oculus Rift, said this 20 years ago:

“In the information age, the barriers [to entry into programming] just aren’t there. The barriers are self imposed. If you want to set off and go develop some grand new thing, you don’t need millions of dollars of capitalization. You need enough pizza and Diet Coke to stick in your refrigerator, a cheap PC to work on, and the dedication to go through with it.” - John Carmack

2014 is now well underway, and his words have never been more true.  For the average person, technical or otherwise, there has never been more opportunity than right now!  Anyone can create something to share with the world, across a variety of technology platforms - with very low barriers to entry.

Yes, Carmack’s quote above is programming specific, but today it’s even easier across all levels of creativity!  Here are some of my favorites:

How are you leveraging technology in 2014? Share your opportunities in the comments below.

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