Today's issue of Tales from the Dork Web is especially ๐Ÿ”ฅ

"The biggest con Silicon Valley ever pulled off was convincing us theyโ€™re masters of innovation. Netflix brought us digital movie distribution *cries in Bittorrent*. Apple introduced Music streaming to the world *laughs in Napster*. Facebook invented social media *no they didnโ€™t*."

thedorkweb.substack.com/p/goph

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"Most tech companies disrupt by displacing existing middlemen and acting as a new gatekeeper. Uber displaces taxi services. AirBNB displaced couchsurfing. Facebook displaced your friends." ๐Ÿ™€ ๐Ÿ˜น ๐Ÿ˜ฟ ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

ยท ยท Pinafore ยท 2 ยท 15 ยท 18

"Big tech displaced the extraction of value through work with the extraction of value through arbitrage. They displaced revenue with data and convinced investors the two were the same."

@anaulin Had me at "displaced your friends" ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ‘

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