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There also has been a book: http://www.amazon.com/dp/0743228626
Pud did turn the best/worst of FuckedCompany into a book (http://www.amazon.com/Fd-Companies-Spectacular-Dot-Com-Flame...) after the site ended, at least. It's a useful artifact of the era.
⬐ damian2000I just received that yesterday - can confirm it is an awesome read. Pud certainly doesn't pull any punches.
Sure, here's the list: http://www.amazon.com/Fd-Companies-Spectacular-Dot-Com-Flame...
Used copies start at a penny.
Pud eventually rolled the best of fuckedcompany.com into a book: http://www.amazon.com/Fd-Companies-Spectacular-Dot-Com-Flame...
(Yes, it's on Kindle)
I wrote a book that describes ~150 venture-backed internet startups that failed in the late 90's.
Many of them had significant users and revenue, but were mismanaged and failed.
I've often thought many of them could be successful today.
"F'd Companies: Spectacular Dot-com Startups" http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/0743228626
⬐ jpdoctorThere were many gems hidden in the rough on your original website. Whatever happened to the db of posts?
It was practically a catalog of pathological behaviors during a company's end.⬐ pud⬐ jason_slackI still have the database somewhere. Those days are behind me though so I probably won't put it online.
The best ones really are in the book though.I just picked up a copy on Amazon. Thanks Pud for mentioning this. I had forgotten about this book and I had wanted to read it.⬐ MaroThe link takes you to a mobile version of Amazon.
Here's a regular link: