To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
The seven-inch tablets are tweeners: too big to compete with a smartphone, and too small to compete with an iPad.
And no, we don't know where it will lead. We just know there's something much bigger than any of us here.
It's hard to tell with these Internet startups if they're really interested in building companies or if they're just interested in the money. I can tell you, though: If they don't really want to build a company, they won't luck into it. That's because it's so hard that if you don't have a passion, you'll give up.
Charles M. Blow