Silicon Valley’s Misguided Motto – Creating Products “Because We Can”

on April 26, 2017
Reading Time: 4 minutes

In the late 1990s, I had the privilege of serving as an advisory board member to Xerox Parc’s Venture arm. Our charter at the time was to go into Xerox Parc and look at what their many scientists were creating and see if they had any potential for commercial applications. This was in the early days of the internet and Xerox Parc had been developing both new software and hardware technologies the parent company wanted to try and either license or sell to other companies.

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