On being wrong

“The single best thing you get from the Web is the ability to be proven wrong fast”

                 –Avinash Kaushik, Google’s self-described “analytics evangelist

So, if you haven’t been wrong lately, that’s probably not a good thing.

I especially like this example from Kobo’s Michael Tamblyn. The company did a complete about-face when it realized its main premise was wrong and now Kobo ereaders are selling like hot cakes.