Not a lot to disagree with here ….
“You can look at Google’s entire portfolio of launches over the past decade, and trace nearly all of them to copying a competitor: Google+ (Facebook), Google Cloud (AWS), Google Home (Amazon Echo), Allo (WhatsApp), Android Instant Apps (Facebook, WeChat), Google Assistant (Apple/Siri), and on and on and on,” Yegge wrote. “They are stuck in me-too mode and have been for years. They simply don’t have innovation in their DNA any more. And it’s because their eyes are fixed on their competitors, not their customers.”
Steve Yegge via Paris Martineau
Thoughts originally recorded for posterity in DayONE in early 2018 - and now here as part of my migration and consolidation.