Feature v. philosophy

There’s a big difference between adding a feature to an existing product and building a product around a philosophy. Posterous is built around the philosophy that blogging should be a passive experience and that email is the simplest interface for posting. Post-by-email is Posterous’ core essence, and the simplicity of that central feature has leaked to all other parts of the service making it an awesome product to use.

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Thanks to Ed for the link.