David Barnard: ‘Everyone Borrows, Google Flaunts It’

David Barnard:

In “Everything Is a Remix” Kirby Ferguson makes a compelling and fascinating case that innovation and creativity lean heavily on prior art. That’s always been the case in technology, especially software, but I can’t recall a single company going so far in “borrowing” from product after product as Google has done recently.

He cites Google+’s Facebook-likeness, and in particular the similarity of their respective iPhone apps.

Thursday, 21 July 2011