There has been lots of chatter about a technology bubble in Silicon Valley. LinkedIn’s initial public offering , Groupon’s upcoming I.P.O. and bloated start-up investments and valuations are bringing back painful memories of the dot-com bubble’s burst roughly a decade ago. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News Peter Thiel says the technology industry is missing a key component for a bubble: the ability for the public to invest money.
special mention to @chris for this one :) by Jun 8
When a member of the old guard barges into their cozy backyard, the Digerati jump up and strike indignant poses. And when the intruder’s point is missed, its author gets crucified. This is what happened to Bill Keller , the New York Times’ executive editor, when he dared to write a column critical of Twitter. In short, Keller’s well-documented piece, titled “ The Twitter Trap “, contends the medium’s shallowness encourages superficial exchanges to the detriment of in-depth discussions.
says who? Someone who said FB would never make any money in 2008? I wouldn't bet so quickly against people like KPCB... by May 31
"Officially, Twitter has 200 million users and is valued $3.7bn valuation. Now, let’s get back to Earth. Over the last 18 months, traffic has stayed flat. " by May 30