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Ivan Petrov • Edited on

I think you are making a very similar point in your conclusion to one of the main theses in
Joel Spolsky's classic article - Strategy Letter V

"Smart companies try to commoditize their products’ complements."

The "cyclones" are technically called positive feedback loops by the system dynamics field. You might want to check it out. It gives a lot of meta-insights.