One of the world’s first home computers was the Honeywell Kitchen Computer. It was a disastrous product, but thinking about it can help us spread our own new ideas more quickly.
You may remember Webvan, probably the most spectacular flame-out in during the tech boom in the late 90s. If you don’t, Nicole Perlroth describes their blowup for Forbes: Of Web 1.0’s most memorable implosions, Webvan still takes the cake. The online grocer raised $375 million in an IPO, descended upon eight major U.S. cities, peddled […]