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Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Marc Andreessen on the evolution of Silicon Valley and technology's impact on the economy   —  Marc Andreessen on Why Optimism Is Always the Safest Bet  —  The Netscape creator turned Silicon Valley sage on why optimism is always the safest bet.  —  It's not hard to coax an opinion out of Marc Andreessen.
Oct 20, 2014, 12:05 AMIn context
Jessica Pressler / New York Magazine:
How Airbnb, in just six years, grew to host 400k guests a night and set off a war in NYC   —  “The Dumbest Person in Your Building Is Passing Out Keys to Your Front Door!”  —  The war over Airbnb gets personal.  —  One morning a few months ago, New Yorkers opened their eyes to a city that …
Sep 27, 2014, 11:00 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Legal challenges could threaten the business models of the on-demand startups relying on independent contractors   —  Does Silicon Valley Have a Contract-Worker Problem?  —  An examination of tech's favorite labor model.  —  Shares … Earlier this year, I hired a house cleaner.
Sep 20, 2014, 6:25 PMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Lyft CEO John Zimmer on the Company's New York Debut, Regulation, and the Taxi Industry   —  “I do think the pace at which we’re moving to create something new and the pace at which rules are created are at odds.”  —  Coming to New York as an idealistic, wide-eyed upstart can be dangerous.
Jul 26, 2014, 7:45 PMIn context
Benjamin Wallace / New York Magazine:
Kara Swisher Is Silicon Valley's Most Feared and Well-Liked Journalist.  How Does That Work?   —  The combination of access and toughness has made her a preeminent arbiter of status.  —  The technology journalist Kara Swisher likes to call herself Sherlock Homo, but on a spring evening in Austin …
Jul 16, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Does Anyone Outside Silicon Valley Even Want a Smartwatch?   —  Nearly every big tech company is betting on them in unison.  —  In the past week, I've been called “Inspector Gadget” twice, had a near-calamitous accident involving spray-on sunblock, and felt my arm vibrate so often I started treating it as a phantom limb.
Jul 14, 2014, 9:15 AMIn context
Jessica Pressler / New York Magazine:
Silicon Valley's Laundry-App Race   —  Silicon Valley is in a bubbly race to wash your clothes better, faster, and cooler.  This is not a metaphor.  Unless, you know, it is.  —  T  —  here was a problem with the cookies.  —  When Jordan Metzner and Juan Dulanto launched Washio …
Jun 1, 2014, 12:00 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Pinterest's “Promoted Pins” demand a premium as marketers seek to target highly engaged women   —  Pinterest Is Sneaking Up on Twitter, Facebook, and Google  —  So why doesn't it get any respect?  —  As social networks go, Pinterest doesn't get a whole lot of respect.
May 18, 2014, 8:35 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
The story of a female employee who shared on Secret that she was left out when Google acquired her 5-person startup   —  The Secret Shame of an Unacquired Tech Worker  —  Last week, amid the overwrought start-up angst and sexual escapades that clutter the anonymous messaging app Secret …
Apr 10, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Inside the world of popular anonymous secret-sharing app Whisper   —  Inside the Angsty, Affirming World of Whisper  —  At my high school, most real online communication happened between private blogs.  Between classes, my friends and I set up password-protected Livejournals …
Feb 1, 2014, 7:15 PMIn context

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