Interesting look at the tension between old and new in the tech world

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Recently, an engineer at a funded-to-the-gills start-up in San Francisco texted me to grumble about his company’s software architecture. Its code base was bug-ridden and disorganized — yet the business was enjoying tremendous revenue and momentum. “Never before has the idea itself been powerful enough that one can get away with a lacking implementation,” he wrote. His remark underscores a change wrought by the new guard that the old guard will have to adapt to. Tech is no longer primarily technology driven; it is idea driven.

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/16/magazine/silicon-valleys-youth-problem.html

 

I think we need to focus on the ideas.

 

Jim

 

 

 

 

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