(via 25 iq) some interesting things the author observed and leaned from Paul Graham, founder of Y-combinator
some I like were
For [a product or service] to surprise me, it must be satisfying expectations I didn’t know I had. No focus group is going to discover those. Only a great designer can.
The exciting thing about market economies is that stupidity equals opportunity.
It’s better to make a few people really happy than to make a lot of people semi-happy.” “Another corollary to the power law is that it’s OK to be lame in a lot of ways, so long as you’re not lame in some really important ways.
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