"The idea of scale, though, isn’t something unique to the 21st century; in fact, it was the key driver of the 20th, and it all started with Henry Ford and the assembly line."Em "Differentiation and Value Capture in the Internet Age" discute-se a "internet age" mas na verdade o tema é intemporal. Recordo os frangos Purdue vs a distribuição grande, por exemplo.
"To use the strategic term, [Moi ici: Os do lado esquerdo da figura] they are differentiated, and differentiated people – or products – can charge far more than their marginal cost.Claro, o campeonato que aqui pregamos:
Taylor Swift is not some sort of Luddite futilely standing against the forces of modernity; rather, she is a highly differentiated content creator capturing the immense value she is creating instead of ceding it to an aggregator that treats every piece of content the same."
"The thing about Internet scale is it doesn’t just have to mean you strive to serve the most possible people at the lowest possible price; individuals and focused publications or companies can go the other way and charge relatively high prices but with far better products or services than were possible previously."