All the way back in April—when Uber commanded a $3.5 billion valuation, instead of $18 billion—the New York Times delineated the difference between the current tech boom and the dotcom cycles of yore: "If it is a bubble, one thing that sets it apart is its relative dearth of retail investors."
Kevin Montgomery · 06/11/14 03:44PM
GoPro, the extreme wearable camera that's often attached to Red Bull-sponsored athletes, drones, and homeless people, is IPOing for a modest $3 billion dollar valuation.
Last year, the tech community was stunned by the realization that teaching a homeless man to code did not solve the larger issues of homelessness and American income inequality. Now, they've regrouped, and have a new myopic plan: let's strap GoPro cameras to the poor.