I, Cringely The space race is over and SpaceX won – I, Cringely

I tend to agree, but I would caution that going to space is not a network-gains type of event. It isn’t a x86 platform or video technology like vhs vs Betamax. It is physical. So it is a race that never ends. Bezos gets this deeply, which explains his quiet style. SpaceX has the edge today, but there is no platform legacy type of restrictions. A cheaper and safer tech wins. Immediately…

Elon Musk knows that for SpaceX to dominate, scale is everything
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