Spotlight on Failure
I’ve read many pieces about failing early and failing often. It’s okay to fail, if you do it early enough, as this limits the cost of failure. An added benefit of failing is that you learn, and this may reduce the risk next time around.
Google Wave might be closing it’s doors, but it was a stunning demonstration of the power of web applications. That people are rejoicing in it’s closure is pathetic. If people weren’t using it, how was it’s existence affecting them? How is it’s death a source of pleasure?
The fail meme has assumed control of too many intellects. Rather than applying thinking to an issue, a more common analysis is a simple “Fail”.