Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday August 24, 2015

Hacker Hostel Faces the Real World and Loses

I hate to be one of those "I told you so" kinda guys but I told you so. This project was doomed to fail from the beginning.

The problem, like so many other problems in the tech world, is that Silicon Valley solutionism just doesn’t transfer that all that well to the real world. In the real world, even like-minded folks can have clashing egos. There’s always dirty dishes to wash and trash to take out. And your neighbors can get irritatedآ—very irritatedآ—by the constant comings and goings of energetic young people, no matter how idealistic their intentions. Which is what happened at Chez JJ.