On the Wings of Doves

Tim Oren and Jeff Jarvis vamp to the same Tim O’Reilly note at today’s O’Reilly Radar talk.

“User contributions are the key to market dominance.”

I’m reminded of the famous Camus quote — a favorite of Dee Hock, the original motivating force behind Visa.

“Great ideas, it has been said, come into the world as gently as doves. Perhaps then, if we listen attentively, we shall hear amid the uproar of empires and nations, a faint flutter of wings, the gentle stirring of life and hope.”