I don't think I've ever watched Jason Fried talk about it. I did find the video from DHH on youtube: youtu.be/Gzj723LkRJY.
It was such an amazing time to be a web-developer.
You could build anything, the market for ideas was untapped.
It was also very easy to amass users on your platform. Launch anything and you would have 20K in a week, or 100K in a month. I never thought that was a considerable amount of users and learned too late.
I never felt we had a break from cross-platform pains, as soon as we had HTML5 and could worry less about 640 by 480 we were now dealing with mobile.
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