Re: Shameless but hopefully relevant plug

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From: Jeff Bone (
Date: Wed Apr 19 2000 - 00:50:02 PDT

"Adam L. Beberg" wrote:

> [you're doing this to taunt me arent you greg]

Oh, he may not, but I will... ;-) Wasn't this the topic of convo a couple of
weels ago? Adam, you're right on the money. There is both a tech win and a
business in what you've said. All it takes is somebody with the time and

> Of course you won't get free space for long, since the "free space" game
> is a money loser and everyone knows it.

Read "The Cluetrain Manifesto." Then ponder, deeply, the effects of "The
Curve" on business models. Free space isn't a loser, it's just aggressive.
Indeed, it may be the only survivable model in the storage space: remote,
redundant, reliable, available, and free. You can't put the toothpaste back in
the tube, bro.

> I can't wait for the bubble to
> burst

Uh, hello, McFly? Have you looked at the market lately?

> so those of us with tech but no plan to lose millions a day can
> get funding.

I'll sell you that plan for a smallish sum. ;-) On the funding front: you
think a bubble burst is going to make funding *more* available to tech-savvy
but biz-light plays? D00d. Guess again. A lot of potential investment just
evaporated in the last two weeks. It's sad but true. Pray for a rebound.
None of us ever had it so good as earlier this year.

> - Adam L. Beberg
> The Cosm Project -
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