Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Mar 2012 15:09 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless I'm currently reading Jerry Kaplan's excellent book "Startup: a Silicon Valley adventure". In this book, Kaplan, founder and CEO of GO Corp., details the founding, financing and eventual demise of his highly innovative company, including the development and workings of their product. What's so surprising about this book is just how timeless it really is - the names and products may have changed, but the business practices and company attitudes surely haven't.
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Tony Swash
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It is about creating the perceived value, which is mostly about appealing to hipster twats. You can do that without that much advertising. A large part of it can simply be dressing like a hipster twats and you've got those twats' attention.

Are you really arguing that a company that is selling around $185 billion worth of products a year, whose sales have been increasing at a rate of 100% and more per year for several years is doing this by mostly "appealing to hipster twats".

All I can say is given Apple's growth over the last decade there must have been a mysterious and vast increase in the hipster twat population ;)

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