Lots of people bash Michael Arrington for all kinds of reasons. Most of the negative stuff tossed his way isn’t particularly fair or deserved but goes with the territory I suppose.
“Most startups die, so this isn’t any particular slam on the founders or investors. They tried and they failed, and that’s the way of Silicon Valley.
And as a goodbye salute to dotblu, I remind readers of The Man In The Arena speech by Theodore Roosevelt in 1910. Adapt or die, they say. And if you die, put another quarter in the machine and start the game over.”
The Man In The Arena post from Michael (circa 2007) is here and well worth your time reading.
Back to the game….