On Thu, 11 Jan 2001, Dave Winer wrote:
--]come home for users, eventually the free services are going away. Dave
Some, the fluff, the hype and the ragtag one offs.
But I think places like Blogger are showing that a user base with
dedication equals lasting and scalable services for little or no cost to
the bulk of its users.
Im happy that the ClickThru money is finaly disapaiting like the smoke it
is truly made from. With out it we will finaly see a shake down of worth
and worthless, of things user want beyond the wnating of hype and what
users will support with time/money/resources.
With the funnymoney finding its way to the paper shreader we will also see
honest to god biz plans and/or partnership forged.
We will also see home run sites forgo the egohyping and refocus on the
topic of inetent. Im sure vision of sugar plums are no longer tempting the
RifleDudez of the world into delusion of molladum off thier amazing cool
In short, now we get some work done. Philes, jaurez and sites of worth
will all still be around, they just wont make CNN 4 days after launch.
Meet the new boss
same as the old boss
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