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Beware the trainee with time on his hands and an Acorn manual on his desk

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Re: There is tech savvy and there is ....

, there are 20,000 tech geniuses that miss out because they are zero on the fiscal IQ scale, and just out for a lark.

Yup. If I had a buck for every brilliant idea I've had that someone else has been able to get to market because I was too slow/lazy/unmotivated/forgetful, well I guess I'd have an extra 10 bucks.

But there's been a few that I was too early on (the infrastructure etc wasn't up to it), too under-resourced (didn't have money for necessary kit/domain names etc), or got stuck on some engineering/coding issue that someone else solved. Or those ideas that got buried by life, only remembered when I see someone else had a very similar idea and managed to succeed.

<oblig XKCD - I wish>

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