The idea of making things and creating things, especially in the digital realm, has captured the imagination of many digital pioneers. Just head to the New York Maker Faire in New York City this fall and you’ll see miles of aisles of do-it-yourselfers and tinkerers who embody the spirit of creation.
Now, contrast the excitement of making things to who and what are actually making money in the tech world. The most successful companies in the tech sector over the last few years make absolutely nothing! As a matter of fact, they pride themselves in making nothing and owning nothing.