I invest in tech companies @Venrock, like @DollarShaveClub, @YouNow, @Smartling, @CryptoKitties, @AminoApps, @MistyRobotics, and others...
RT @dazuck: What will users find better about Web3 than what they are used to in Web2? "First of all, I hope it's not tomorrow because righ…
*Googles Microsoft Mixer https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/1/20750393/ninja-mixer-exclusive-twitch-fortnite-streaming-gaming-announcement?utm_campa ign=theverge&utm_content=entry&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
RT @jbooton: Fans can now 'collect' and capitalize on Kevin Durant three-point shots and other @NBA moments in a new game from the maker of…
Truly one of the most thoughtful people in crypto. Great internship possibility! https://twitter.com/AriannaSimpson/status/1156645923507834880
Sovereign (Crypto) Networks — Placeholder https://www.placeholder.vc/blog/2019/7/31/lvhpfydo4m3uoezhwhicyxo06og0mn
Procter & Gamble writes down Gillette by 8 Dollar Shave Clubs. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/30/procter-gamble-writes-down-gillette-business-but-remains-confident-in-its-future.html
"Instead of a physical card, what fans will own is a clip of video that's been converted into a unique digital token and inscribed on a blockchain. There will be a limited number of each highlight for sale..." https://fortune.com/2019/07/31/nba-top-shots-blockchain-collectibles/
Want to own some of the greatest moments in NBA History? Coming soon from @dapper_labs and the @NBA @TheNBPA https://pakman.com/blockchain-ballers-c255b1b52b80
Machine vision can spot unknown links between classic artworks https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614018/machine-vision-can-spot-unknown-links-between-classic-artworks/
Want to hack atop a blockchain game and learn more about smart contracts and #web3? Check this out. https://twitter.com/chzwzrds/status/1154041214485708800
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/23/health/data-privacy-protection.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share via @nytimes
This is a great feature on women DJs in NYC. (Missing the great ⁦@DJMARYMAC⁩) https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/07/23/nyregion/women-djs-brooklyn.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share
I think Hubble is quite innovative and I like their disruption vector, but the data often shows that making it *easier* for subs to cancel/pause/restart subscriptions lowers churn more than making it hard to cancel. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/21/business/media/hubble-contact-lens.html
tfw you work at Starbucks, take a customer order, ask for the name, and he says, "Geddy Lee"
Current status: listening to Apollo 11 in real time. https://apolloinrealtime.org/11/
This is awesome. Cities: Skylines is Turing Complete by @balidani https://link.medium.com/OGZhwOcOlY
RT @Alby: Why would anyone want to study topology? It's just--
RT @rohamg: I like “unbreakable promises” as a way to explain smart contracts https://twitter.com/sassal0x/status/1151118388493557762
RT @_youhadonejob1: What could go wrong?
See you again soon, @Casey! https://twitter.com/casey/status/1150511018491219969
It’s always been funny to me that Nielsen believes a panel-based estimation is more accurate than server logs. https://twitter.com/vulture/status/1149503337181528069
Me to @Uber_Support: "There is a bug on your website; here is a screen shot of the documented error and repeatable path activity causing the problem." @Uber_Support to me: "Here is a completely unhelpful automated response ignoring your support request."
I interrupt your regular #programming schedule to wish you a happy #7ElevenDay! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rCegMJAqhA #SlurpLife #Robots
@YouNow debuts first SEC-approved consumer crypto token, @PropsProject. https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/11/props-reg-a-token/
RT @rohamg: Last week top @CryptoKitties 😼 sales 🥇 http://cryptokitties.co/kitty/782398 15 ETH ~$4305 🥈 http://cryptokitties.co/kitty/995745 10.03 ETH ~$2879 🥉 htt…
RT @Jasongay: if you guys think there were no airports built in 1776 you have not been to LaGuardia
Happy#NationalCameraDay! To celebrate, the #MistyRobotics team is sharing why we gave Misty four cameras and what they mean for the skills you’ll build. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8xghoCZn14&feature=youtu.be #robots #cameras
RT @RichBTIG: The only people who 🙏 for ads on @netflix are advertisers and legacy media execs whose businesses depend on ads https://t.co/…
Protesters in Hong Kong Have Changed Their Playbook. Here’s How. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/06/28/world/asia/hong-kong-protests.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share
RT @HrishiHirway: Jony Ive will still work with Apple, but it will require a special adapter https://twitter.com/washingtonpost/status/1144362546712985600
First can of @LiquidDeath. It is just as killer as @peterpham says it is. #playerstech
"Since 2000, the US, Russia, China, India, and Europe have launched large rockets successfully 1,125 times, and unsuccessfully only 39 times. That’s a failure rate of about 3.5%." https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613741/neil-armstrong-wrong-apollo/?utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social_share&utm_content=2019-06-27
Yet another situation where I will be the *least* cool person at a conference. #playerstech https://twitter.com/lizette_chapman/status/1144295909942951936
RT @sandofsky: When two product managers walk into a room with a disagreement, out walks a setting. https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/26/turn-off-red-dots/
Web 3.0 allows developers to build apps without the increasing liability of storing user data. The leading way dapps are doing this is with @3boxdb. Proud to be an investor. https://medium.com/3box/announcing-our-seed-round-2303f6fae431
RT @StartupGrind: "Recruit the very best people, relentlessly and repeatedly, into all key positions." Hear more advice for #startups fro…
"The ultimate question in this whole story is, how does Facebook intend to treat user identity throughout their proprietary wallet ecosystem being built by Calibra? And will they hold to that decision over time once adoption gives them more leverage?"https://medium.com/3box/3-questions-for-facebooks-calibra-44ce547a85cb
Very excited to announce that @YouNow’s @PropsProject is one of the first regulatory-compliant cryptotoken distributions. Now consumers and creators can own tokens in a video network of their own making. https://twitter.com/propsproject/status/1141414707603095553
RT @somemikesena: My eyes are on #Calibra the company, a Facebook subsidiary, which will make Facebook’s custodial wallet. Users need to KY…
RT @JFBonnefon: It's a big day today: I had a scientific manuscript rejected by a robot. Thread. The bot detected ❝a high level of textual…
Adobe’s new AI tool automatically spots Photoshopped faces - The Verge https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/14/18678782/adobe-machine-learning-ai-tool-spot-fake-facial-edits-liquify-manipulations
Libra is a permissioned blockchain and we shall see just how public it (and its data) truly are. https://twitter.com/jerrybrito/status/1140909167814807552
These numbers are quite impressive (28M unique viewers) and much larger than Game of Thrones, Veep, any legacy cable TV network, etc. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/snapchat-original-series-are-finding-return-viewers-1218521 via @thr
Finally, a non-breathless take on the weaknesses of the US's approach to mmWave spectrum allocation for 5G and why it's not a panacea (written by an FCC Commissioner...) https://www.wired.com/story/choosing-the-wrong-lane-in-the-race-to-5g/?mbid=social_twitter_onsiteshare
RT @prestonjbyrne: Keep in mind that these entities are each paying $10 million for the privilege of running a node aka unlimited access to…
OMG yes. 🤣🤣🤣 https://twitter.com/patrickc/status/1139112583997272066
I was fortunate enough to see a screening of the General Magic movie (thanks, @chrisfralic). For many folks, GM is most important company you have never heard of. For those of us in the Valley in the 90s— incredible friends and mentors profiled! https://www.generalmagicthemovie.com/
If you’re building a distributed application ,  you likely need some decentralized way for users to message, communicate, or interact with each other. That's @3boxdb Threads. Check it out. https://medium.com/3box/3box-threads-a-chat-system-for-decentralized-apps-7a77be49680c
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