This could work for any new tech product. Sounds kinda familiar in the comment sections of ABG and of course, TTAC. The predictable lifecycle of the skeptic (or even better, cynic) The Kindle is a lousy idea. No one will read a book that way. The Kindle is late. Amazon has no clue how to launch a product. The Kindle is poorly designed. See, we told you. The Kindle's pricing model hurts book publishers. It will never be adopted by them. The Kindle is pretty cool. Non-techies like it. The Kindle is sold out. Amazon doesn't know how to produce a product. The Kindle is selling far more than anyone ever predicted. The Kindle will sell millions and we are raising our predictions for Amazon's earnings as a result. ... The Kindle missed our estimates. See?