All signals are pointing to a big boom coming in technology and the time to start companies might be very well now. I agree. Article
Open Source projects and software are key to what we are trying to achieve, as much of the things we need to do are simple, but simple does not mean is easy; we need to work from other's creations in order to innovate in a shorter timeframe. Maybe that is why many people cry foul when other's patents holders come claiming ownership of your project. Either way, it is very exciting and I look forward to the challenge of breaking new grounds and markets. "The combined effect of these trends is dramatic: For JotSpot it's cost was just $100,000 to get from idea to launch; for Excite, $3 million." from Business 2.0. That is a huge difference.