October 10, 2023•87 words
According to data from Carta, the number of startups closing due to dissolution / bankruptcy in 2023 points to "the most difficult year for startups in at least a decade."
Put that schadenfreude / indifference on ice for a minute & consider this:
Many of these startups' employees used to devote time to keeping key repositories stable & user-friendly. They used to make sure the piping & plumbing worked for them.
Now they're busy hustling for work.
The web breaks slowly at first, then all at once.