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27 Jul 2007
Last year I was exchanging e-mail with an aquaintance in Africa about setting up web sites, who said:
I would be interesting to know what mistakes made in North America and how they were addressed.The major mistake was to assume that the most important use of the net was to distribute content from a relatively small set of sources out to the masses, and that the masses would pay for the privilege. In fact, people put a much higher value on one-to-one or one-to-few communication, and the number of content providers that successfully sell information can be counted on your fingers.
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