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...(H)e believes the digital world is leading the way in successful business and will continue to reduce their prices until they reach zero.
"In the 20th century it was pretty much a trick, there's no such thing as a free lunch and you get what you paid for...Freemium
"Google has 300 products and almost all for free, but more of them are becoming available in a free and paid for version and that's called 'freemium'.
"The expectation is that 90% of people will use the free one but if you are very heavy Gmail user, you may want more storage and you will pay for that...
"This is a good example of free, open source hardware is this new concept, the idea is that you give it away and people collaboratively work on it.
"If you think of a gadget like your phone, it is a combination of intellectual property and some sand which is the chips and bits of metal.
"If the phone cost £100, then £20 of that is the underlying raw materials and the rest of that is the intellectual property.
"We give away all the intellectual property, so if you want to make our auto-pilots, or our blimps, all the circuit boards and code is out there."...