What Happens After You Sell Your Startup

Choire Sicha, DataLiteracy.ca, Mar 26, 2013
Commentary by Stephen Downes

I can't resist passing this along, because it underlines my own cynicism about the software development environment we have collectively created: "This Tumblr is just hypnotic: Our Incredible Journey collects the deadly combination of "We've been acquired, now our company will be amazing!" with the inevitable "We've suspended service to focus on Google/Facebook/Yahoo's core products" announcements. (via)" Related: what Google Reader's shutdown tells us about web apps (in a nutshell: make sucre you have an exit strategy).

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