Tom pointed me to this article yesterday, which outlines quite effectively why bigger companies should worry about the “little guy”. Its definitely much cheaper to start out these days than it was “back in the day”.
I’m continuously amazed at how much Open Source Software has completely changed the landscape we live in. What I’m sure seemed like an impossible task when Stallman started it turned into a huge disruption for the industry.
Related articles and links
- Disruptive Technologies – Washington Technolgies
- The Little Engine That Could – I, Cringely
- The Myth of Disruptive Technology – John C. Dvorak (PC Magazine)