“Thiel doesn’t subscribe to what he calls the start-up “religion” of a-b testing…”

“Thiel doesn’t subscribe to what he calls the start-up “religion” of a-b testing every tweak (until you run out of money) or incrementally-iterating at every step—to be so systematically chasing some random success that it strips out all conviction and creative ideas about the future.”

Peter Thiel Talks About the Day Mark Zuckerberg Turned Down Yahoo’s $1 Billion | Inc.com

This sums up the little part of my brain that hates A-B testing and the like even though I know rationally it makes such sense. Perhaps it’s just ego but the same ego that can be a positive force when harnessed smartly…

- Max Tatton-Brown

March 13th, 2013