FTSE-footsi

Yes, of course the title references the song by Wire (or Wir as they were called for that album).

An interesting article popped up in the Guardian speculating about the current upheaval in world trading and finance, specifically about the implications for the tech industry. Several trends are pointed out – two of those implications might be quite beneficial to many, if of real predictive value: (1) a trend toward open source solutions and (2) potentially more venture capital for startups due to its removal from the stock market and from sectors that are being hit hardest by the crisis.

Stop it, Jean. Stop flirting with crystal ball-gazing. And don’t panic.