Teetering and Exctinction-Bound in 2011

Over on The Twitter I asked people today what things feel “teetering and extinction bound” as we head into 2011. Here are just some of the answers I have received back. By way of context, I seeded the conversation with bookstores, the internal combustion engine, and network TV.

  • Jeggings
  • BMW X6
  • Non-package mail delivery
  • MSFT
  • USPS
  • Theaters
  • Small-town papers
  • Capitalism
  • Representative democracy
  • 4Square
  • Cheap food
  • Yahoo
  • Internally-hosted email
  • Netflix
  • Tower PCs
  • Flat broadband pricing
  • Travel agents
  • Shoe stores
  • The 2011 NFL season
  • Gloom, doom, and austerity

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