No longer content with being the plaything of the famous and those that would follow them I believe twitter has worked out their true calling which is to be come the internet’s social fabric. They are to end up becoming to social what google is to search.
When I asked him the core customer problem we were addressing at mifii, barely hesitating Ryan broke it down to one simple 10 word statement..
It was attended by some Silicon Valley royalty as well a handful of venture capitalist, always inspiring but I was determined to leave with more than just inspiration, but tangible learnings for mifii in mortgage education. This was going to be a challenge, hard to pitch to a room full of people pitching.
Isn’t funny how so of the most mundane decisions make for the biggest impact and conversely the ones we fret about the most can be virtually unimportant.
The internet is a wonderful utility for truth.. be truly different and people will talk about it, if you just talk about it .. people will know the truth.
We don’t need a protocol ratified, a committee formed or a policy directive to swtich to alternative energy, drive less, make sustainably grown food purchasing decisions and consume less generally.
So, as usual, the context provides for the question. How is one to develop technology, traction and a business model for the real world? Does that even matter?
put simply has Apple sought to create a technology solution in search of a problem that is in fact not one..
Control results in usually one thing, resistance to control.
Surely the end outcome of what our governments should be trying to do is to develop us further as a nation by bridging the gap in our relative innovation, creating jobs and skills and improving other metrics (GDP, employment, productivity etc)