QOTD: New Yorker on Disruption

Posted on Jun 26, 2014
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Came across this quote in a fantastic piece by Jill Lepore in The New Yorker about the disruption industry.

Startups are ruthless and leaderless and unrestrained, and they seem so tiny and powerless, until you realize, but only after it’s too late, that they’re devastatingly dangerous: Bang! Ka-boom! Think of it this way: the Times is a nation-state; BuzzFeed is stateless. Disruptive innovation is competitive strategy for an age seized by terror.

I just snipped this stuff but Jill Lepore actually wrote it. You can find the whole piece in The New Yorker.