Monthly Archives: October 2015

Series A 101

In my prior life as a seed investor, I helped many companies raise Series A, some raise B and a few raise C.  First time founders often ask about the process, once it’s clear there’s likely to be one, and while I always had a view from the outside, alongside or sometimes with the Venture firms, now that I’m a VC with my own Series A Term Sheet (TS) signed, I thought… Read More

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Social Media Could Inspire Horrors—Or Maybe Superpowers

In the new ‘Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy’ podcast author David Wong discusses his latest book and its focus on the dark side of social networks. The post Social Media Could Inspire Horrors—Or Maybe Superpowers appeared first on WIRED.
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Security News This Week: The US Won’t Force Companies to Build It Backdoors—For Now

Each Saturday we round up the security stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth at WIRED, but which deserve your attention nonetheless. The post Security News This Week: The US Won’t Force Companies to Build It Backdoors—For Now appeared first on WIRED.
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While You Were Offline: Who Run the Web? Girls!

If there’s a running theme to this week’s roundup internet things, it’s strong women and the reactions to them from the world. Here’s what happened. The post While You Were Offline: Who Run the Web? Girls! appeared first on WIRED.
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Fandom Eats Itself at New York Comic Con

Loving the fact we love stuff. (Plus, zombies.) The post Fandom Eats Itself at New York Comic Con appeared first on WIRED.
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Space Photos of the Week: A Beautiful Blue Nebula Says Good Night

Space photos of the week, October 4 – 10. The post Space Photos of the Week: A Beautiful Blue Nebula Says Good Night appeared first on WIRED.
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T-Shirts And Tech: Solving The Sartorial Equation

 I don’t normally pay much attention to fashion. I’m not a fashion blogger. I don’t read fashion articles. If I think something looks good, I wear it. That being said, there’s a really interesting trend in tech whereby dressing down is dressing up. If you show up to a VC pitch on Sand Hill Road wearing a suit, you’d look out of place. I’ve seen the same… Read More

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Siliconvicts Are The Tech Slogan T-Shirts You’ve Always Talked About Making

 Remember all those jokes about Silicon Valley you always said you’d put on t-shirts? Siliconvicts Clothing Co., a shirt company from Malibu, just beat you to it. With slogans ranging from ‘Unicorn Hunter’ to ‘Coding Is My Cardio’, recent Stanford grad Cameron Lindsay’s side project will probably be the source of your next favorite t-shirt.
Sitting on… Read More

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CrunchWeek: Jack Has A Moment, Microsoft Goes Big, And Pandora’s Selling Tickets

 It’s Friday, Friday, gotta crunch down on Friday. Welcome to another episode of CrunchWeek, TechCrunch’s weekly roundup show where we talk the biggest things in tech. This week we’re chatting about Jack Dorsey’s return to Twitter and the launch of Moments, Microsoft’s massive hardware event and Pandora scooping up TicketFly. Also, our host Matt Lynley continues… Read More

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Is China Coming Around On Cybersecurity?

 The Chinese government arrested hackers at the request of the U.S. government just two weeks before Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the United States. The arrests, reported by the Washington Post on Friday, signal slight progress with China on cybersecurity. They came amid high tensions as the Obama administration threatened to impose harsh economic sanctions on China in the wake of… Read More

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