Legendary venture capitalist looks ahead (CNET News.com)
- Which technology or company is most overhyped at the moment?
Nanotech anything, probably in part because of the huge amount of technology press coverage of what is sort of a lab fascination with the chemical process. People don't talk about particular applications, like making Pentium chips 50 times faster or curing diabetes.
So it's the media's fault?
The press has become fascinated with the concept and the scientists and investors and all the peep show surrounding the phenomenon. They have been interviewed to death. If there is an application for nanotechnology, it's going to be the later part of our lifetimes. You have this huge amount of press coverage and no market problem that needs solving. More here
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