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Platform Myth #1

Platform Myth #1

Platforms are only for big tech companies, right?

Nope. The Age of the Platform extends to just every every industry and thousands of companies.

Don't believe me? Las Vegas-based shoe e-tailer Zappos launched a development site. Let me repeat that: the company sells shoes.

Hardly hi-tech.

Why? What do they expect developers, third parties, and communities to do with an

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On Platforms, Open APIs, and Rules

On Platforms, Open APIs, and Rules

I'll admit it. I got carried away with the whole Twitter thing. I followed people en masse because it seemed like the cool thing to do. Until it wasn't. So, rather than have the people whose tweets I care about get lost in the torrent of information, I decided to pare back my followers. Many services allow you Read More

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