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History repeats because human tendencies remain the same

When greed of investors overcomes the sustainability of business built on new technology. “Start-up fratricide” – the lemminglike drive of the venture community to create copies of a ‘hit’ company. Brook Byers, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Start-up fratricide isn’t exclusive to biotech. The same thing happened in the late 1970s around the disk drive […]

The choice – to adapt or be left out.

Science has away of moving forward continually, without waiting to see if society is catching up. Cynthia Robbins-Roth, From Alchemy to IPO   Collective knowledge will always move forward. At times it stumbles, but it get-ups and continues the forward momentum. At an individual level, people fail to recognise this. They allow their biases to reign […]