Forget the mass market: the untribe is the new normal.
There was one conversation I used to hate more than any other. I used to brace myself for it; grit my teeth in anticipation.
Open source is a transformative model for building software. However, it’s hard to build a scalable business on it.
The problems with open sourcing your core product include, but aren’t limited, to:
I don’t know what to think. On one hand, Medium’s article format seemed like a strength. On the other hand, I suspect being able to share short pieces solves blank page syndrome for a lot of people. The effect feels a little bit like you’re passing around memos.
Medium’s design is always beautiful. It’s a shame you can’t post with only an image: the new stream would be great for editorial…