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When the Crystal Ball is All Fogged Over

This post by super-smart Scott Karp gets to the heart of the situation in the media world right now:

The problem is that, in the this increasingly complex networked 2.0 world, customers don


This is why our team has basically stopped asking our “customers” (read: in-house ops people for whom we write web apps) what they want, and started just asking what their problems are.


But what if they don’t even know what their problems are? I mean, when you’re talking not about getting your job done and instead about, say, being entertained or enriched somehow… it’s not necessarily straightforward, is it?

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