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SparkFun is building an 80,000 sq ft building with construction starting in May of 2013. It’s going to be awesome.

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When a company relies too much on their intellectual property they become intellectually unfit - they suffer from IP Obesity. There have been numerous companies in history that have had long periods of prosperity only to be quickly left behind when technology shifted. Cloners are gunna clone regardless of your business plan.

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