Software eats software development
APRIL 13, 2014
Software is eating the world, and doing so using smaller and smaller teams. Small teams can have a big impact because software development (and deployment) has improved dramatically over the past decade. Open source dominates every level of the software stack, including operating systems (Linux), databases (MySql), web servers (Apache), and programming languages (Python, Ruby). WhatsApp was able to disrupt the global SMS industry with only a few dozen engineers.