[erlang-questions] Erlang Intro/Evangelism Presentation -- Starbucks!

Robert Virding <>
Sat Jan 8 22:20:19 CET 2011

----- "Edmond Begumisa" <> wrote:

> Probably true. But I am reminded of something very interesting Ulf has
> just pointed me to...
> "The Innovator's Dilemma (C. Christensen) as quoted by Todd A.
> Proebsting  
> ...
> "… companies [languages] that did everything right---were in tune with
> their competition, listened to their customers, and invested
> aggressively  
> in new technologies---*still* lost their market leadership when
> confronted  
> with disruptive changes in technology…"
> http://ll2.ai.mit.edu/talks/proebsting.ppt

This is definitely a very interesting book to read (the Innovator's Dilemma). Also interesting is Paul Graham's essay "Beating the Averages", http://www.paulgraham.com/avg.html , which is also about disruptive technologies.


Robert Virding, Erlang Solutions Ltd.

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