On What it Means to Be Mainstream

A VC: Mainstream VC Fred Wilson says that yesterday he had a sneak peek look at Stewart Butterfield’s 2.0 presentation today. “I won’t frontrun him, but since I’ll be on a plane when he delivers them, I’ll just say that they reminded me of Michael Parekh’s excellent definition of “mainstream” at the end of his blog post on coping with Web 2.0:

remember it’s not mainstream before your mom asks you for [your] user name on this “really cool” service she’s started to use…”

Anyone know when/where a podcast of this presentation will be available?

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