Two weak signals in one day means something worth noting on the blog:
Firstly, this in the Maker Pro newsletter:
“And if you can’t win by coloring inside the lines, check out this profile of a pseudonymous hustler who identifies up-and-coming crowdfunding campaigns — and then does whatever it takes to beat them to market. We’ve discussed this moral gray area before, but he reportedly netted some $345,000 in just three months.”
And this on Hacker News:
Both illustrate the risks of depending on someone else’s platform for your business. But more than that they illustrate the dynamics of friction in a system are highly disruptive. Reduce the friction in a process to near zero and suddenly whole kinds of business become unsustainable.