Thursday, July 12th, 2012
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Greedy People Avaricious

"Because technology plays such a huge part in our lives, we might think a little more carefully about how our course is being set by a small number of narrowly self-interested parties. Is the future being planned in a way that benefits our society, our culture and our economy? Or are those responsible mostly mindful of the chance of a solid-gold exit strategy?"

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Ralph Haygood (#13,154)

See also http://unicornfree.com/2012/second-hand-tales-from-the-startup-trenches-the-bitter-truth/. As Amy Hoy says there, "98% of what we read in the tech press is boosterism." Or maybe 99%.

Living in Silicon Valley last year, I got really tired of hearing people there prattle on about "changing the world" when it was evident that what really impressed most of them was piles of money.

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