I’ve got recommended reading for all of you. I was thinking of the Christensen’s in particular, since I’ve had relevant conversations with many of you. But I suppose it is pretty universally applicable:
Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory of the Web by David Weinberger
There is no computer jargon. There will be no articles on the profitability of a web site. And it won’t tell you how to do your banking online.
Read it because it will tell you how the Web affects real people, like you.
The web is not a business. Before there was any money-makers online, there were over 12,000,000 people accessing it on a regular basis in this country alone.
Maybe, just maybe, the newspapers and TV have been missing part of the story.