"man, it was so easy back then, I just wish I had started that widget site back in '06"?
Yep, it had always been this way with a new industry. Humankind history shows that a revolution takes place in a time period approximately equal to every 3 generations. So, it will be even more difficult to make a breakthrough with every year passed until... next revolution takes place after 40-50 years. But who knows, virtual reality may have different time measurements?