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The next big thing.

I need to figure out what the next big thing is going to be.

Let's sit back and think in the last 10 years, what has become famous on the Internet. Immediately, my two most visited sites are Facebook, and Google. Facebook is a very social company that aims in connecting users, and creating links between them. They have done exceedingly well in building connections with the concept of 'friends', but a bit more poorly in terms of actual interactions with people, Facebook chat isn't very personal and messages and writing on people's walls are not the best of interactions. Google in contrast has focused mainly on search on the web, and advertisement. Search is really about organizing the web's information, and advertisement is, well, a smart way of making money. So, the two biggest things that have come out of the Internet are a social component, and an organization component. What else is there? We could include things like Wikipedia, which is a subset of the organization component focused on knowledge, with a touch of social in terms of aggregating and providing that knowledge by combining what everyone knows and allowing people to improve upon articles.


Organization (of information).

Damn. Is that it?

There has to be more. Lets try random websites. Amazon. Social economics. Not very social actually, but the basis of buying and selling. What about... IMDB? A database of information displayed in a browsable manner, makes sense. Zoom out and it seems that every website either tries to allow communication between people, or information to people. Some do both, most are heavily on one side or the other.

So, we have these two overarching topics, so now lets try and think outside these topics, or think within them what has not been explored.

Alright here's another idea. Games. That's purely entertainment. Entertainment is another category and it (sometimes) has touches of Social which make the entertainment better (Youtube comments). So that's good, we're at three things.

Social. Entertainment. Information.

That's as much as I can come up with for now but think about this, it's always good to think about the next big thing, because its coming.



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Perhaps I gave y'all the idea that
it was all spit without the gears
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Words can leave you salivating
But sweat builds the fucking mountains
So don't ever forget that in a heartbeat
I could carry your dreams and forget I even did

You're swimming in it, but you can't even float
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With the chatter and spread of information
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But we haven't even blinked, the AC,
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but its not. The inaction,
It's deafening.

Heck I've gone mute,
I can't even rhyme shit
that could emphasize the prolonged
dream of a typeface, the letters were blank.

It was always that way,
It was always silent because at some point
We stop pinching ourselves and assume
that it was deserved…



It switched.
Unequivocally different.
Through those hardships
We finally turned around.

Perhaps reflections and glimmers
Gave us sight when we could not claim
But the panoramic put the shimmer
To shame.

Thank you.
In this brilliance we rose
Hoping to understand why the routine
drifts away in prose

For every detail and every insight
The neurons kept firing in question,
Let us speak for it is time
To mark this audacity in rhyme.

Although subtle
The cues went noticed
The portrait tact
And yet somehow,

But lets digress from these colors
Let the light paint our shadow
For the steps keep calling
with a subtle vibration

We know its time.

Let me get hurt.

Let me sit here,
Let me feel the drops,
As my heart shatters,
and your shadow drifts away.

Let us get confounded,
Let us mix emotions,
Pour them all into a melting pot,
Pour them all into a blurry past.

I want to look back,
and know that I have felt,
I want to look back and know,
That I have loved.

Because from the pain,
and from the tears,
and from the painful nights,
that I shivered through,

There were the nights,
that you held my hand,
and gave me warmth,

There were the nights,
where it was only us awake,
in the whole wide world,
It was only us who felt love.
Let me believe that it was all true,

Let my tears be for the moments that I miss,
and not for the moments that I did not live.

Let me get hurt, because only then,
will I have lived.

Let me get hurt, because only then,
will I have loved.