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It’s the money, stupid!

I just read this daft “postmortem” about FormSpring (a social ask-me-anything Q&A site which is shutting down after $14m of funding but it had “been challenging to sustain the resources needed to keep the lights on.”). Ok, I lie. I gave up reading and just did a Ctrl-F for the phrases “profit”, “revenue”, “business model”, and “money”. 0 of 0. That’s the fucking problem!