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ajross 2071 days ago | link | parent

Yeah, but the problem is that this leads to a bunch of good software for software developers. :)

There's a huge population out there with wants and needs that aren't captured by the tastes of a typical geek. That's where the money is, which is why you get so many dumb (dumb in hindsight, that is) startup ideas. The risk is higher doing something outside your own "internal market", but the payoff is higher too.

rw 2071 days ago | link

What we need is a more diverse population of developers.


eru 2069 days ago | link



stcredzero 2068 days ago | link

Anyone who makes a programming environment that's actually liked by most girls will revolutionize programming and make a billion dollars. (Because that person will solve some fundamental contradiction in programming.)


dmoney 2061 days ago | link

Maybe this will lead to software developers better equipped to build software for non-developers.


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