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Nellie Bowles / Re/code:
Startups and Self-Loathing at the 8th Annual Crunchies Awards   —  There was a moment last night — when comedian T.J. Miller (who had called an Uber co-founder's girlfriend “bitch” multiple times) was smashing a TechCrunch piñata as a hundred people walked out of his performance …
Feb 6, 2015, 7:55 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / Re/code:
Three Downtown Project entrepreneurs committed suicide. Was happiness as a goal a factor?   —  The Downtown Project Suicides: Can the Pursuit of Happiness Kill You?  —  “It wasn't just about building a business.  It was about building a lifestyle that was about delivering happiness to everyone, including ourselves.”
Oct 4, 2014, 5:05 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / Re/code:
Amid layoffs at the Las Vegas Downtown Project, Tony Hsieh hands off lead role to his lawyer   —  Tony Hsieh Steps Down From Lead Role at Las Vegas Downtown Project  —  Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO and founder of the ambitious startup-city development Downtown Project in Las Vegas …
Sep 30, 2014, 8:20 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / Re/code:
YC's Jessica Livingston Was Hit On by a VC on the Way to This Interview   —  When Jessica Livingston, a co-founder of the influential startup accelerator Y Combinator, arrived at The Wine Room in Palo Alto, Calif., a little early for our meeting, a man who was also waiting outside the wine bar started to chat her up.
Aug 24, 2014, 7:10 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / Re/code:
Secret Users Have Started Hosting Secret Dinner Parties, and They Are Brutal   —  Secret dinner party, said the intriguing post on Secret, an anonymous sharing app.  —  Invitations were application only, the host wrote in the comments.  As instructed, I used an anonymous account to submit my best secret to a Google doc.
Aug 21, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Nellie Bowles / Re/code:
Airbnb Founder on Vagina Logo: “Go Ahead, Laugh All You Want”   —  Airbnb launched a new corporate logo yesterday, and everyone — including their dinner guests last night — had an opinion about it.  —  At the Verdi Club in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood, many of the guests …
Jul 18, 2014, 7:30 AMIn context
Nellie Bowles / Re/code:
Hinge, a Transparent Dating App, Raises $4.5 Million   —  Hinge, a transparent, totally not anonymous dating app (you use your full name, and it pulls photos from Facebook), just received $4.5 million in venture funding from Founders Fund, Lowercase Capital and others.
Jul 1, 2014, 10:30 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / Re/code:
Three LA Boys: Snapchat's Evan Spiegel, Tinder's Sean Rad and Whisper's Michael Heyward … Evan Spiegel, co-founder and CEO of Snapchat; Sean Rad, co-founder and CEO of Tinder; and Michael Heyward, co-founder and CEO of Whisper have become, in many ways, the young princes of Los Angeles tech.
Jun 14, 2014, 11:20 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / Re/code:
The Sprawling, Booming LA Tech Scene Is Having a Moment … From Santa Monica's manicured pool houses to the new downtown e-commerce warehouses, from a bland glass office park in Irvine to a grand old frat house in West Adams, Los Angeles tech is having a moment.  —  So why are there still so many surfboards?
Jun 10, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Nellie Bowles / Re/code:
Elon Musk rejects authenticity of HBO's “Silicon Valley” at its Redwood City premiere   —  At HBO's “Silicon Valley” Premiere, Elon Musk Has Some Notes for Hollywood on the Subject of Techies  —  If the crowd reactions at the Silicon Valley premiere of HBO's comedy series …
Apr 5, 2014, 8:35 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Testing a datacenter under the sea  —  Envisioned to be resilient and self-sustainable, Project Natick enters a new research phase off the Scottish coast.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
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Zoho:
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