There Goes Everything: A handy guide to all the things that are “dead”
Iâ€™m sitting on a flight back from New York, finally catching up on my TechCrunch reading after a busy few weeks. And – my God – itâ€™s like walking through a post-genocide landscape.
Everywhere I look lies the bloated corpse of another service, technology or thing that a TechCrunch writer has declared dead.
For the benefit of any other TechCrunch readers who are struggling to keep up, I thought it might be useful to write a quick post aggregating all of the things that – according to us – are now officially dead. Here goes….
It’s hard to imagine there’s much left to kill after all that; and yet…. just in case youâ€™re busy for the next few weeks – Thanksgiving, Christmas and all that stuff – hereâ€™s a quick summary of some of the other things weâ€™ll be declaring dead before the year is out…
The US Postal Service
Spoilers on cars
The letter “u”
Movies starring Bradley Cooper
The word “stoked”
…and probably email a couple more times.