How Washington is Like Silicon Valley
a: How Washington ~
b: Silicon Valley
What: "In the tech industry, the stagnation cycle often ends with a user-started venture that gives the people what they actually want, not limited by what the industry is willing to give them. I wonder if that can happen in politics as well?" This is an article that compares the 2 power centers.
Writer: Dave Winer
Date: Aug 2 2011 2:22 PM
# 952 Critique Analogy
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