Submitted by Holly on Thu, 06/29/2006 - 5:41am
I'm positively giddy this morning. And I think the rest of San
Francisco is too. When I first moved back to the Bay Area in 2002, you
couldn't imagine a more depressing place. The great steel and glass
canyon that is Market Street was practically silenced as post-bubble
workers shuffled sadly to the jobs they clung to desparately. But
there's a new sound on the streets these days - the sound of corporate
credit cards flying out of wallets to buy nice lunches! The bubble is
back! And it's fueled by widgets.
Hopefully it's not a real bubble, but there is a lot of enthusiasm
in technology again. And I'm glad I don't have to feel like working
with tech is a dirty profession anymore.
So what's this widget talk all about? "Widget" is that word you use
for a thing when you