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· Naughties
· · 2004
· · · January
· · · · 04 (1 entry)

TPSM 2: Technology Losers · In pre­dict­ing the fu­ture from the past, it would be fool­ish to look on­ly at past suc­cess­es. So here is an­oth­er im­por­tant ba­sis for the Tech­nol­o­gy Pre­dic­tor Suc­cess Ma­trix: a list of tech­nolo­gies that, at one im­por­tant lev­el or an­oth­er, are fail­ures. I’m sure that any num­ber of peo­ple will protest over one or the oth­er of the­se, cit­ing their in­flu­ence on lat­er tech­nolo­gies or peo­ple or com­pa­nies. But con­sid­er, for those on the this list, the an­swers to two ques­tion­s: Are peo­ple us­ing them? Did any­one make se­ri­ous mon­ey based on them? And you’ll gen­er­al­ly get two neg­a­tives ...
 
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