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Saturday
Oct282017

How to Be a C.E.O., From a Decade’s Worth of Them

[NyTimes] : "It started with a simple idea: What if I sat down with chief executives, and never asked them about their companies?<p>The notion occurred to me roughly a decade ago, after spending years as a reporter and interviewing C.E.O.s about many of the expected things: their growth plans, the competition, the …"

Saturday
Oct282017

Public Shaming and Even Prison for Plastic Bag Use in Rwanda

[NyTimes] : "GISENYI, Rwanda — They are sometimes tucked into bras, hidden in underwear or coiled tightly around a smuggler's arms.<p>They're not narcotics or even the illegally mined gold and diamonds that frequently make it across the border into Rwanda. But they are, at least in the eyes of Egide Mberabagabo, a …"

Saturday
Oct282017

How Twitter Killed the First Amendment

[NyTimes] : "You need not be a media historian to notice that we live in a golden age of press harassment, domestic propaganda and coercive efforts to control political debate. The Trump White House repeatedly seeks to discredit the press, threatens to strip broadcasters of their licenses and calls for the …"

Thursday
Oct262017

'Super Mario Odyssey' is everything it needs to be and more

[Link] : "A return to form." "A reinvention." There are lots of clichés we fall back on when describing a fresh game in a long-running series. The truth is, Nintendo has constantly reinvented the idea of a 3D Mario game, relentlessly pushing the franchise forward with each release. <i>Super Mario Odyssey</i> is …
Tuesday
Oct242017

Our Model

[Link] : This past week our portfolio company MongoDB went public. I think that occasion presents an opportunity to talk about USV’s model.<p>We are a small …
Monday
Oct232017

Driverless Cars Made Me Nervous. Then I Tried One.

[NyTimes] : "On my fourth day in a semi-driverless car, I finally felt comfortable enough to let it stop itself. Before then, I'd allowed the car — a Volvo S90 sedan — to steer around gentle turns, with my hands still on the wheel, and to adjust speed in traffic. By Day 4, I was ready to make a leap into the …"

Sunday
Oct222017

She’s 26, and Brought Down Uber’s C.E.O. What’s Next?

[NyTimes] : "SAN FRANCISCO — Susan Fowler was, she recalls, “over the moon” in January 2016. At 24, she had just snagged her dream job as a site reliability engineer at Uber, which had recruited her by telling her the ride-hailing company was a “super-women-friendly” place to work, boasting 25 percent female …"

Sunday
Oct222017

Darren Cahill Has Coached Different Players, but Gets the Same Winning Result

[NyTimes] : "Darren Cahill is one of tennis's leading television analysts, but first and foremost he is one of its leading coaches.<p>His father, John, was an Australian rules football coach, but Cahill gravitated to a different sport. He reached No. 22 in the world in singles and made the semifinals of the 1988 …"

Sunday
Oct222017

Giving Away Billions as Fast as They Can

[NyTimes] : "Step aside, Rockefeller. Move over, Carnegie. Out of the way, Ford.<p>For the better part of a century, a few Gilded Age names dominated the ranks of big philanthropy.<p>No longer.<p>In a matter of years, a new crop of ultra-wealthy Americans has eclipsed the old guard of philanthropic titans. With names …"

Friday
Oct202017

Mac OSX Trojan malware spread via compromised software downloads

[Link] : Supply-chain attack saw data-stealing Proton RAT loaded into legitimate downloads of Elmedia Player and Folx applications by Eltima …
Friday
Oct202017

An Auction Setup at Christie’s: First a Marathon, Then a Sprint

[NyTimes] : "Emily Sarokin may not have completely understood how a major auction house worked when she joined Christie's New York six years ago.<p>“I thought it was ‘Antiques Roadshow,'” Ms. Sarokin, the vice president and director of gallery operations and client services, said in a recent interview at the …"

Tuesday
Oct172017

College Advice I Wish I’d Taken

[NyTimes] : "I taught my first class at Columbia University's M.F.A. program this month, and even though I've been teaching college writing since 1993, I initially felt a little intimidated by the school's regal campus. That, and regretful.<p>I enjoyed going to college at the University of Michigan, an hour from …"

Tuesday
Oct172017

A Fire Story, COMPLETE

[Link] : This is a Fire Story. Part 2 is below, but I also reposted Part 1 so they'd all be together in one place.<p>Which is not to say I won't do more, …
Monday
Oct162017

Breaking WPA2

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Sunday
Oct152017

The scandal of Pentagon spending: Who really gets rich?

[Link] : Your tax dollars support troops of defense contractor CEOs<p>This article was originally published by TomDispatch.com.<p>Here’s a question for you: How do you spell boondoggle?<p>The answer (in case you didn’t already know): P-e-n-t-a-g-o-n.<p>Hawks on Capitol Hill and in the U.S. military routinely justify …
Sunday
Oct152017

This $185 million mansion has hidden rooms and an underground lake—take a look inside

[Link] : Switzerland's St. Moritz ski resort serves as a winter playground for the ultra wealthy.<p>And within the resort sits the most expensive house for sale …
Sunday
Oct152017

The Case for Facebook

[Link] : <i>Let's not let 10 days of share price fluctuation blind us to Facebook's unprecedented accomplishments. Consider this a skeptic's guide to the bull case for the social network.</i><p>Reuters<p>Facebook just had modern history's worst IPO and it's down again today by some percentage that will be quoted …
Sunday
Oct152017

An Alternate Universe of Shopping, in Ohio

[NyTimes] : "COLUMBUS, Ohio — It was a scorching day outside, hot even for late summer in Ohio, and yet I was freezing. I had stepped inside the EB Ice Box, a meat-locker-like display at the Eddie Bauer store here that was cooled to 13 degrees Fahrenheit. The metal-sheathed room looked out onto the promenade of …"

Saturday
Oct142017

Oculus Connect Full Presentation 2017

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Saturday
Oct142017

Wolf Puppies Are Adorable. Then Comes the Call of the Wild.

[NyTimes] : "NICOLET, Quebec — I'm sitting in an outdoor pen with four puppies chewing my fingers, biting my hat and hair, peeing all over me in their excitement.<p>At eight weeks old, they are two feet from nose to tail and must weigh seven or eight pounds. They growl and snap over possession of a much-chewed …"

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