TITLE: The Internet Era in One Sentence AUTHOR: Eugene Wallingford DATE: November 11, 2014 7:53 AM DESC: ----- BODY: I just love this:
When a 14-year-old kid can blow up your business in his spare time, not because he hates you but because he loves you, then you have a problem.
Clay Shirky attributes it to Gordy Thompson, who managed internet services at the New York Times in the early 1990s. Back then, it was insightful prognostication; today, it serves as an epitaph for many an old business model. Are 14-year-old kids making YouTube videos to replace me yet? -----