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Startups must be sponges

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 by Dave Winer.

I posted this on Twitter, it's worth posting here too. Permalink to this paragraph

You'll never make your product better if you shut out all criticism. You have to iterate to hit the sweet spot.  Permalink to this paragraph

Startups must be sponges. Permalink to this paragraph

I don't often say people are wrong, I'd rather say products are flawed, or companies make mistakes. But companies that try to shut down critics, with personal attacks, are wrong. Startups that do it are worse than wrong, they're doomed. Permalink to this paragraph

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