What is disruption

Here we are, a new site - a new paradigm.  DisruptiveFare.com is a combination of ZeroHedge, SeekingAlpha, and Twitter - all in one.  But it's much more than that - it's Disruptive.  What is Disruptive?  Take a look at Wikipedia:

In business theory, a disruptive innovation is an innovation that creates a new market and value network and eventually disrupts an existing market and value network, displacing established market-leading firms, products, and alliances.[2] The term was defined and first analyzed by the American scholar Clayton M. Christensen and his collaborators beginning in 1995,[3] and has been called the most influential business idea of the early 21st century.[4]Not all innovations are disruptive, even if they are revolutionary. For example, the first automobiles in the late 19th century were not a disruptive innovation, because early automobiles were expensive luxury items that did not disrupt the market for horse-drawn vehicles. The market for transportation essentially remained intact until the debut of the lower-priced Ford Model T in 1908.[5] The mass-produced automobile was a disruptive innovation, because it changed the transportation market, whereas the first thirty years of automobiles did not.Disruptive innovations tend to be produced by outsiders and entrepreneurs in startups, rather than existing market-leading companies. The business environment of market leaders does not allow them to pursue disruptive innovations when they first arise, because they are not profitable enough at first and because their development can take scarce resources away from sustaining innovations (which are needed to compete against current competition).[6] A disruptive process can take longer to develop than by the conventional approach and the risk associated to it is higher than the other more incremental or evolutionary forms of innovations, but once it is deployed in the market, it achieves a much faster penetration and higher degree of impact on the established markets.[7]Beyond business and economics disruptive innovations can also be considered to disrupt complex systems, including economic and business-related aspects.[8]

So here we are, trying to disrupt the internet news.  But we're not doing it for business reasons - it's a means to an end (meaning, we aren't going to profit from disruptivefare.com directly - it's all about the information!)

The last 5 years have been a disruptive time.  Governments around the world are changing.  The rise of Populism, mostly fueled by the internet's built in 'fact check' system, has given real power to the people in a sense that it's more difficult to lie to people who can check things online.  Thus, the ruling Elite of the world have invested heavily into counterintelligence operations like 'fact check' websites, snopes.com and other fake sites that will prove anything you pay them to (or Yelp..).  So it was true that the internet ushered in a world of honesty and transparency, but it only lasted a very short time.  Because just like in the offline world, freedom has a price.  Everything has a price!

In the business world - Pre IPO "Unicorns" are disrupting the status quo - Uber put the taxi out of business.  AirBNB isn't going to put the hotel out of business, but is equally or if not more disruptive.

Disruption happens all the time, across multiple verticles, multiple industries.  We're going to do it to online news sites.  DisruptiveFare.com is a new type of internet news site, driven by data, powered by analysis.  A Disruption Eruption.

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