Platform for change Companies like Apple and Facebook have learned to harness the energy of outside developers to create new applications. By allowing thousands of new applications to run on their platforms, they create a Darwinian environment where only the fittest survive. Jeff, a developer, noticed that Facebook lacked reminders around birthdays, so he created Birthday Alert.
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