Comments for Anatomy Of A Hacker-News Story November 6, 2010 The voice of reason stated calmly and accurately, possibly in the form of a question. (To be shouted down by the next 35 to 50 comments...) Empty statement in support of your points. You're so smart! Snide comment about "transmedia". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbhrz1-4hN4 I absolutely agree with this, Alex. I too sincerely believe in my own clumsy misrepresentation of your original point. That's why Languishing Startup is the only company I know currently pursuing this blindingly obvious strategy in the marketplace. Here's a link to our placeholder website only with a typo so you can't click on it: htp://www.ireadhackersnewstoo.biz Please pay attention to me! Additional supportive comment posted with for the sole reason of garnering a link-back. Hahaha. Hacker news has 5% good tech coverage and 95% 20 year old guys who need to get laid and jacking off while refreshing techcrunch. ;D A random "First Post", inevitably arriving at position 4-5, thereby providing the opportunity for various self congratulating comics to further degrade the S/N. Although I agree with your argument (it's obvious and I've said the same before), the fact that you provide no client API for Scala developers means you're doomed to failure.