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On why failing in the startup world is normal

“In the startup world, ‘not working’ is normal … You might wonder why ships have [bilge] pumps [to remove water from below the deck] … Why don’t they just make one that’s waterproof, right? And the fact is, one way or another, all ships take on water … and one way or another, practically all startups internally are disasters. And they just hide this from the outside world.

— Paul Graham

— Failure: The F-Word Silicon Valley Loves And Hates

— NPR Staff

2013.09.22 Sunday ACHK