spreasheet-like collaboration tool that doesn't even have a name yet. At the seed stage, investors don't expect you to have an elaborate business plan. The dating sites are running big ad campaigns right now, which is all the more evidence they're ripe for the picking. When someone's working on a problem that seems too big, I always ask: is there some way to bite off some subset of the problem, then gradually expand from there? And the bubble is growing more extreme.
That's probably the number one question people ask. If you ever end up running a company, you'll find the most common question people ask is how many employees you have. But the underlying question here is, why was entropy so low in the past? By seeming unable even to cut a grapefruit in half (let alone go to the store and buy one he forced other people to do such things for him, leaving all his time free for math. Could you turn theorems into a commodity? Julian thought we ought to value the company at several million dollars.
For example, what if you made an open-source operating system? We did, and it came closer to killing us than any competitor ever did. They can take months. To account for this, astrophysicists have proposed an invisible agent that counteracts gravity by pushing space-time apart. We could bear any amount of nerdiness if someone was truly smart. If you want ideas for startups, one of the most valuable things you could do is report writing and essay differences find a middle-sized non-technology company and spend a couple weeks just watching what they do with computers.