Facebook spent 19 billions to buy Whatsapp -an SMS application
The emperor spent 19 billions to buy an empty shirt
It must be obvious… that there is a contradiction in wanting to be perfectly secure in a universe whose very nature is momentariness and fluidity. – Alan Watts
IBM – Microsoft – Google – Facebook want to keep their position in a fluid universe, in a fluid market. This flexible and fluid market made them emperors in the first place. When they reach the top they want to change the laws of universe, market fundamentals.
However if we’ve been in Mark shoes we might have done exactly the same. So let’s laugh with Mark, with ourselves, with human patterns, with human behaviour,with human nature.