Tools of the trade
Friday, July 29th, 2022 Alive18,721days
Scrappy tech startup in 1972:
Two guys in the basement of a college science building, working all night with tubes, relays, and transistors.
Scrappy tech startup in 1982:
Two guys in a garage, working all night wire-wrapping circuits.
Scrappy tech startup in 1992:
Two guys in a college dorm, working all night optimizing cross-platform compiler routines.
Scrappy tech startup in 2002:
Two guys in an anonymous strip mall, trying to cram their big idea through a 56 kilobit ASDL connection.
Scrappy tech startup in 2012:
Scrappy tech startup in 2022:
Two guys on the 43rd floor of a bank building, bluffing their way through a PowerPoint in front of a bunch of V.C.'s.