Doing Old Things Better Vs. Doing Brand New Things

Interesting article about product development:

Entrepreneurs who create products in the “brand new things” category usually spend many years deeply immersed in the underlying technology before they have their key insights. The products they create often start out looking toy-like, strange, unserious, expensive, and sometimes even dangerous. Over time, the products steadily improve and the world gradually embraces them.

The above article links to two more articles that are good reads:

and I’ll throw in one more: