It’s really gratifying to see this piece from Roger McNamee, Managing Director of Elevation Partners, and an early investor in Facebook. I couldn’t agree with him more. https://
“In other words, an informed public is a necessary condition of democracy, but not a sufficient one.” https://
In 2012, new to the Bay Area, I wrote a short novel about the weird world I found myself in. What if the secret sauce was something more terrible than you could ever imagine? It feels more relevant than ever, so here it is publicly for the first time.
I wrote a piece about the decisions I'd make if I founded a startup again.
Knowing what I know now, from the founders I work with, my background in startups, and what I’ve learned from working at a values-based accelerator: if I was to do it all again, what choices would I make?
I'm hopeful it will be useful for anyone who's just embarking on this journey.
Those CPU exploits can be used by malicious web content to read private information, too. Mozilla and other browser vendors are working on a fix. https://
Well, this is deeply gross on every possible level. https://
As states go, California is a pretty great one. I really like most of these changes. http://
Instead of posting New Year's resolutions, I've written a list of #2018Liberations. What are yours? https://
A prediction - and a hope - for 2018. https://
Should academics get involved in social justice issues, even if their research helped uncover the problem in the first place? (Spoiler alert: of course they should.) http://
This is a super-interesting spreadsheet of tech’s “notable” (here, sizeable) exits in 2017.
This is a great - and a little bit daunting - summary of what happened in front-end web development in 2017. https://
This is a technical piece, but summary: letting your web browser remember passwords for you allows websites to track you in ways you don’t expect. Disable that function and use something like 1password instead. https://
A powerful story of immigration, empathy, and love in today’s Daily. Real-life parable. https://
“Merry Christmas” was, once upon a time, a drunken snub to the church, while “happy holidays” was the more Christian salutation. Merry Christmas! http://
A devastating, desperately sad story. https://