Geek Culture
Published in

Geek Culture

Google’s Big Dig

Choosing the right model for scale-up is key to success. Even Google gets it wrong sometimes, as with Google Fiber. Google found that digging up sidewalks is not their core competency.

Source: Wikimedia

Digging does not scale well, something Google had overlooked.

--

--

--

A new tech publication by Start it up (https://medium.com/swlh).

Recommended from Medium

Infrastructure, not technology

Why You Shouldn’t Take Your Electric Or Hybrid Car Through A Car Wash

Can you travel The Tube ‘Futurama’ style?

A Senior Geek Speaks out, but Nobody Listens Until Things Break

VIZIO D-Series 32" Full-Array LED Smart TV with 720p HD resolution SmartCast TV℠ and Chromecast…

Why virtual cards are the future of purchasing

Color:Black

Introducing the All-New Fire TV Experience

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Bent Flyvbjerg

Bent Flyvbjerg

Professor at University of Oxford and IT University of Copenhagen. Writes about project management. https://www.linkedin.com/in/flyvbjerg/

More from Medium

Dove Satellites: A Case of Smart Scale-Up

Using 20th-Century Agriculture to Understand Concerns About Artificial Intelligence.

Large farm with rows of crops.

Why we need to change the way we think about visuals, images and video

The Language Interface