Sunday, November 23, 2008

Power Laws

Ever wonder why some web sites or blogs or TV shows are more popular than others? Here's a good explanation on what is known as Power Laws: Clay Shirky on Power Laws

Hugh Macleod extrapolates these power laws to the world of the cloud and comes up with an interesting hypothesis. I don't agree with him. Of course I could be wrong but I can't believe one company could get to this position of ultimate power. Sounds a bit like a James Bond movie plot.