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     At this point, everyone in Atlanta Tech Village and the
     At this point, everyone in Atlanta Tech Village and the
     AT/DC and the Spring Street incubation centers and the                                                                        
     AT/DC and the Spring Street incubation centers and the
     Marietta Street maker spaces knows there's one person in                                                                      
     Marietta Street maker spaces knows there's one person in
     Georgia who'll take your poorly-specified pile of crap and                                                                    
     Georgia who'll take your poorly-specified pile of crap and
     dewy-eyed fresh grads, disappear for two weeks, and come                                                                      
     dewy-eyed fresh grads, disappear for two weeks, and come
     back with the solid core of your business going forward.                                                                      
     back with the solid core of your business going forward.
     Some Buckheadian comes up with an idea, they get some kids                                                                    
     Some Buckheadian comes up with an idea, they get some kids
     in, pay them to mill around for a few weeks, then ask David                                                                    
     in, pay them to mill around for a few weeks, then ask David
     Cummings or CBQ or Paul Judge "does anyone in this town                                                                        
     Cummings or CBQ or Paul Judge "does anyone in this town
     really know Linux and low-level development?" And they're                                                                      
     really know Linux and low-level development?" And they're
     told "nick black, but it'll cost you, but you'll have a MVP                                                                    
     told "nick black, but it'll cost you, but you'll have a MVP
     that actually works, upon which you can build." They call;                                                                    
     that actually works, upon which you can build." They call;
     you quote $50k for two weeks' work; they blanch; you point to                                                                  
     you quote $50k for two weeks' work; they blanch; you point to
     https://dsscaw.com/techreports/002-%c2%b5nandfs.pdf and                                                                        
     say https://dsscaw.com/techreports/002-%c2%b5nandfs.pdf, and
     https://dsscaw.com/techreports/001-canbusre.pdf, and invite                                                                    
     invite them to look around and call back when they're serious.
    them to look around and call back when they're serious.                                                                        
 
         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXboO0zESxs                                                                              
         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXboO0zESxs
                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                      
Leaving out I, both II and III require pretty constant hustle.                                                                       
Leaving out I, both II and III require pretty constant hustle.