Is Amazon too big to fail?
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Is Amazon too big to fail?


Just yesterday Amazon Web Services had another serious outage.  

This one took down Netflix, Hipchat, Yelp & even Experian.  Many people thought the internet itself was down!

Does it feel like Amazon *is* the internet?  Are they too big to fail?  

 
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Your startup of One


Fred Wilson recently a post Loyalists vs Mercenaries.  

It made me think of Reid's book.  

Are you a loyalist of one?  Are you running the startup of you?



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