So all you need is someone else to program it for you and someone else to pay for the programmers. So where would you come in?
He maintains the vision, design and the financial backing.
Somebody did the financial backing. Somebody else did the hacking. He's just an ideaman, who is worthless. He have some programming skill, so he isn't entirely worthless.
Anybody can have a "brilliant idea" and a "vision", but can you survive at time self-doubt, loss of willpower, and intense negative feedback?
Idea thinking is the first step in a long marathon.
as it survives high turnover of employees/freelancers, editor resignation, one pdf and two sites and the founder's resignation from The Bitcoin Times)