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The bubble in articles about whether there’s a bubble

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Yesterday, Digiday’s editor-in-chief Brian Morrissey quipped about the ongoing tech-bubble debate:

there's definitely a bubble in articles about whether there's a bubble. http://j.mp/qJV8nb
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We did a little research, and joking or not, Morrissey is 100% right. Below is a timeline of 40 articles about this year’s tech-bubble – that we might or might not be in the middle of.

I’m not sure what’s most amusing about these articles: the sheer number of conflicting findings, the creative choices of images used to illustrate a “bubble”, or the dearth of headline writers quoting MacBeth.

1/7/2011: “Talk of a new bubble hides the truth about tech” - The Globe and Mail

1/11/2011: “Tech Bubble: 5 Reasons Why This Time It’s Different” - Fast Company

1/19/2011: “Social Network Frenzy Signals Another Tech Bubble” - InformationWeek

2/17/2011: “Y Combinator founder: There is no tech bubble” - VentureBeat

2/18/2011: “Mark Cuban: the ‘tech bubble’ is really a Ponzi scheme” - Econsultancy

3/1/2011: “Twitter, Digg investor Mike Maples: Yes, there is a tech bubble” – Reuters

3/16/2011: “Is a new tech bubble starting to grow?” - USA Today

3/24/2011: “Bubble Trouble? I Don’t Think So” - Ben Horowitz

3/27/2011: “Investing Like It’s 1999″ - NY Times Dealbook

3/28/2011: “Investors Wary of Tech Bubble 2.0″ – Time Techland

4/1/2011: “Tech Bubble 2.0: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?” - Fast Company

4/8/2011: “The BBC struggles with concept of ‘tech bubble’” - The Register

4/14/2011: “This Tech Bubble Is Different” - Businessweek

4/24/2011: “We’re In The Middle Of A Terrible Blubble!” - TechCrunch

4/26/2011: “Is the Second Tech Bubble Burst Nigh?” - AdWeek

5/4/2011: “There is no big Silicon Valley tech bubble, says VC king” - The Register

5/19/2011: “Red-Hot LinkedIn IPO Heats Up Tech Bubble Talk” - Wired

5/20/2011: “Global CIO: Modest Salaries Offer Tech Bubble Reality Check” - InformationWeek

5/23/2011: “LinkedIn IPO: is this a tech bubble?” - The Telegraph

5/29/2011: “Cody Willard: If it’s a tech bubble, I’m buying it” - MarketWatch

6/3/2011: “Groupon: The IPO of the Century or Bubble Bursting?” - Beacon Equity Research

6/7/2011: “Thiel: Tech Bubble? What Tech Bubble?” - The New York Times

6/10/2011: “Infographic: Startup Bubble 2.0?” - The Atlantic

6/15/2011: “Will Pandora’s mellow IPO put fears of a tech bubble to rest?” - VentureBeat

6/15/2011: “The Next Tech Bubble: Don’t Get Fooled Again” - The Huffington Post

6/20/2011: “Tech bubble? Or a new Web 3.0 boom?” - VatorNews

6/21/2011: “What Tech Bubble?” - Forbes

6/22/2011: “AOL CEO Tim Armstrong: Please Let Me in the Bubble” - SF Weekly

6/26/2011: “The Incredible Sinking Bubble” - Business Insider

6/27/2011: “Debate of the Day: Is There a Tech Bubble?” - The Wall Street Journal

7/1/2011: “The tech bubble is coming. Prepare yourself.” - The Washington Post

7/2/2011: “Did Someone Say Tech Bubble?” - The Wall Street Journal

7/5/2011: “Is the dot-com bubble back?” - Maclean’s

7/5/2011: “Is Twitter helping to inflate the tech bubble?” - GigaOM

7/7/2011: “Bubble? What Bubble?” - The New York Times

7/9/2011: “Eric Schmidt: You Don’t Know It’s A Bubble Until The Bubble Ends” - TechCrunch

7/11/2011: “The Case for Celebrating a Social Media Tech Bubble” - The Atlantic Wire

7/11/2011: “Don’t call it the next tech bubble – yet” - CNN Money

7/11/2011: “Bubble bubble, are VCs in trouble?” - GigaOM

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