Nice article at Read/Write about crossing the chasm, ie. for a young start-up getting adopted by early adopters and then swallowed by the mass market.
I would just be nice if people stop using the sentence : “the speed with which new technologies are coming to the market has increased dramatically.”
It could be true but it sounds a bit like the essay at school “de tout temps, les hommes ont …”
Nice quote though : “‘For example, some people who used to blog regularly, blog less now because they discovered Twittering (microblogging). Or, early adopters who have discovered Second Life might not have as much time to spend on MySpace anymore. These are not even necessarily competitive technologies, they are complimentary, but the fact is that they all compete for peoples’ time and attention.”
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Follow up readings : The Attention Economy (still at Read/write)