I'm moving into a small place (in Charleston SC) when I get married at the end of the summer, and I have a lot of things on Craigslist that i'm trying to get rid of in the short order.
Spending the day at google makes for a great mind-bending exercise on where they see the future of computing.
Here is what I see coming down the oo's tubes.
Google has denied that they are making an OS. I 100% believe them. They don't care. Especially about the desktop.
The desktop is dying. In the future we will have two types of machines: Mobile devices, and 'smart-dumb terminals'. The smart-dumb terminals, as I am henceforth dubbing them, will have some OS, and a moderate (probably still high by today's standards) ammt of computing power and a trivial ...
There is a lot of crap about startups NEEDING to be in the valley. Most there say you have to be there, and many outside say 'but why?'. I'm in the second camp for sure.
I like starting my business in the middle of Ohio. I market Servee directly to businesses. My stats show 397 new businesses in the Central Ohio area in the last four weeks. Not bad at all for this economy.
I also market to designers. Columbus is not lacking at all when it comes to designers. There is most certainly a vibrant creative community here ...