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[Linkblog]: "It's good to pay attention to what the startup community talks about. You just need to take it with a…

Earlier this year Chris Dixon wrote what is mostly a good blog post, but sadly also a classic of blind northern California arrogance: What the smartest people do on the weekend is what everyone else will do during the week in ten years... Engineers vote with their time, and are mostly trying to invent interesting new things. Hobbies are what the smartest people spend their time on when they aren’t constrained by near-term financial goals... Today, the tech hobbies with momentum include: math-based currencies like Bitcoin, new software development tools like NoSQL databases, the internet of things, 3D printing, touch-free human/computer interfaces, and “artisanal” hardware like the kind you find on Kickstarter. It’s a good bet these present-day hobbies will seed future industries. This statement is true within a bounded territory, but it has two zones of epic fail. If by "t...

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