The Wall Street Journal notes the increasing frothiness and hype of Silicon Valley in today's paper. What it doesn't point out is that none of the companies mentioned are open-source companies. They're all "Web 2.0" companies with silly names and sillier business models.
Why no open source? In large part, open source doesn't crack the "hype-o-meter" indices because it's hard to sham an open-source company.
From the article:The froth indicator that tech veterans cite most often is the befuddling business plan.… Read more