Friday, October 05, 2007

Future of web startups

There's something interesting happening right now. Startups are undergoing the same transformation that technology does when it becomes cheaper.

There's a pattern that we see over and over in technology. Initially there's some kind of device that's very expensive and custom made in small quantities. Then someone figures out a way to make them much more cheaply, and orders of magnitude more get built. And that allows them to be used in ways that would have been inconceivable before.

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