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Paul Graham: When one looks over these trends, is there any overall theme? There does seem to be: that in the coming century, good ideas will count for more. That 26 year olds with good ideas will increasingly have an edge over 50 year olds with powerful connections.

In a World of Ends, who needs Connectors?


I've not read Gladwell's book, but the phrase "[The Internet] dramatically speeds up the rate at which reputation spreads by word of mouth" seems to be a key.

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Word of Mouth means more these days...

Gordon Weakliem had an interesting comment on Malcolm Gladwell's book on Sam Ruby's blog: ...the phrase "[The Internet] dramatically speeds up the rate at which reputation spreads by word of mouth" seems to be a key. I find this to be...

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what the bubble got right

[via Sam] Another link that has, quite possibly made its rounds: Paul Graham, What the Bubble got right. A good read....

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what the bubble got right

[via Sam] Another link that has, quite possibly made its rounds: Paul Graham, What the Bubble got right. A good read....... [more]

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