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Clay Shirky Says NSFWCORP Has Unlimited Cash. Great! Now We're Screwed
Who Knew the Worst Trolls Hang Out on WSJ.com?
Carr On Keen: Andrew Keen Talks About His New Book, Digital Vertigo

CEO Supper Club: "If Travis stops acting like a prick, I'll stop calling him a prick"

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This embed is invalid Regular readers know that Paul Carr is no fan of Uber’s CEO Travis Kalanick. Here’s what happens when he has dinner with one of Kalanick’s investors. Warning: Very coarse language. (But you didn’t really need to be told that did you?)...
CEO Supper Club: "If Travis stops acting like a prick, I'll stop calling him a prick"

Facebook's quietly confident IPO | Paul Carr

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Mark Zuckerberg is likely to stay tight-lipped about Facebook's stock market flotation – unlike other Silicon Valley CEOs recentlyAbout time too. Facebook is on the point of filing papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in preparation for its long-awaited initial public offering. This is both big news and...
Facebook's quietly confident IPO | Paul Carr
Killing Your Startup on a Thursday Night
WITN: Happy birthday, us!
Uber's varying quality should be an opportunity, not a weakness

New Allegations Emerge Against Michael Arrington, Including a Reported Outside Investigation for Physical Assault [UPDATED]

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Arrington. (Photo via Flickr.) Update, 4/8/13: Michael Arrington has responded with a denial of all allegations, and his ex, Meghan Asha, has issued her own denial of the allegations  "made on [her] behalf." More here.  Even as most of Silicon Valley stays silent, allegations are still emerging against TechCrunch founder...
New Allegations Emerge Against Michael Arrington, Including a Reported Outside Investigation for Physical Assault [UPDATED]
Tony Hsieh's New Twist on Hacking the Downtown Vegas Tech Ecosystem

Someone build the tip-paul-carr-jar http://tcrn.ch/dDe18S

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Attention founders: Here's how you respond to an unfair post about your company

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A week or so ago, I wrote about Sendicate, a startup that aims to provide much-needed innovation in the email newsletter arena. In the post, I referenced a couple of Sendicate’s much more established competitiors including MailChimp which we use to send our daily NSFWCORP emails. I wrote… In...
Attention founders: Here's how you respond to an unfair post about your company

Lights, Camera, Reaction: When did eye-witnesses to horror become so disturbingly articulate?

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Editor’s note: The following piece first appeared on Paul Carr’s NSFWCORP as part of their coverage of the Colorado shootings. To subscribe, go here. Sitting in my San Francisco hotel room this morning, watching CNN’s coverage of the Colorado shootings, something seemed off. The visual grammar of covering domestic mass-murder...
Lights, Camera, Reaction: When did eye-witnesses to horror become so disturbingly articulate?

NSFW Corp. Raises Mid-Six Figure Seed Deal (Our Incredibly Biased Report)

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When Paul Carr is not introducing guests at PandoMonthly, offending 20 percent of our audience on the pages of PandoDaily, or hosting the sometimes-weekly PandoDaily show “Why Isn’t This News?” he is actually working on his own company. We all knew that on some level, because he announced he...
NSFW Corp. Raises Mid-Six Figure Seed Deal (Our Incredibly Biased Report)

Why Isn’t This News: Exclusive Very Sneak Peak At NSFW Corp (Kinda)

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In this week’s episode, we talk about me for a change. Largely because this week Sarah bullies me into finally sharing the tiniest glance at NSFW Corp, which launches into top secret private beta next week. Other than that, we talk about inappropriate tshirt slogans, Erin, Alsatians, Erin, company crossover,...
Why Isn’t This News: Exclusive Very Sneak Peak At NSFW Corp (Kinda)

WITN: The snowed in edition

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Another New York PandoMonthly, another storm. We’re like the groundhogs of Nor’easters. While the PandoDaily video crew is back home in San Francisco safe and sound, Paul Carr and I are still in New York. Just watching the snow. Again. So why not produce a show for our seven...
WITN: The snowed in edition

Goldman Sachs: other resignation letters and manifestos of note

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Greg Smith was not the first – nor will he be the last – to pull a Jerry Maguire. Here are some other classic resignation lettersIt was the resignation letter read around the world.Greg Smith, a Goldman Sachs director in London, resigned after publishing a devastating open letter in the...
Goldman Sachs: other resignation letters and manifestos of note
Hyperink Announces new Investors, Launches Blogs-to-Book Service
It Turns Out Hollywood Has Always Been Stupid

Should startups always offer health-care? Our readers weigh in

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Paul Carr’s recent post about startups and health-care sparked a huge debate in our comments section and on social media. So we wanted to continue the conversation by asking our readers to weigh in with their health-care experiences at startups, both from an entrepreneur’s perspective and from an employee’s...
Should startups always offer health-care? Our readers weigh in

Now is the Time to Quit Facebook

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There's a debate going on about whether or not Zuck should hand over some cash to users. Nick Bilton at the New York Times is waiting for his cash out. I, too, have argued that Zuck should "share" his Facebook kingdom, an online culture that he created (and owns more...
Now is the Time to Quit Facebook

IT’S OFFICIAL: These are Jason Hirschhorn and Paul Carr’s TOP FOURTEEN worst media/tech headline clichés of 2011

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I’m addicted to Jason Hirschhorn’s MediaReDEF feed — a stream of human-curated media/technology headlines, delivered straight to my Twitter and email throughout the day. You should subscribe, you’ll soon be addicted too. Still, one of the problems of reading headlines from media-tech blogs all day (not to mention having spent...
IT’S OFFICIAL: These are Jason Hirschhorn and Paul Carr’s TOP FOURTEEN worst media/tech headline clichés of 2011

The Winkelvoss Twins Have Decided To Call Themselves VCs. Because That’s A Thing Anyone Can Do Now

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Yesterday, I wrote about the unedifying spectacle of Departed Founders Who Won’t Let Go. That is, founders who try constantly to re-involve themselves with the company they sold, often to the determent of their new ventures. This can be particularly damaging, I noted, when the Departed Founders have gone...
The Winkelvoss Twins Have Decided To Call Themselves VCs. Because That’s A Thing Anyone Can Do Now
MetaCert Releases Olly, a Porn-Free iPad Browser

What The Curebit Saga Teaches Us About Copyright, Plagiarism And Reputation

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The startup Curebit brought something of a firestorm down on its head recently. Here's how VentureBeat broke the story: Curebit, a Y Combinator startup that just closed a round of funding from Dave McClure’s 500 Startups fund, has been caught red-handed stealing HTML code, images, and the like from 37signals....
What The Curebit Saga Teaches Us About Copyright, Plagiarism And Reputation
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CloudFlare Wants to Make Your Site Look Like A Billion Bucks With Instaflare

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When Facebook acquired Instagram for $1 billion earlier this month, quite a few pundits were left wondering if Facebook hadn’t overpaid for the photo-sharing service. Another company that is currently rumored to be raising funding at a $1 billion valuation is CloudFlare. The service, which promises to protect websites from...
CloudFlare Wants to Make Your Site Look Like A Billion Bucks With Instaflare

Virgin Group Unveils Tech Support Service, Which Is Funny Because Virgin Atlantic’s Website Still Doesn’t Work

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A Space Age airline with a Dark Ages reservation system. We reported on Virgin America's technical difficulties back in November, after a switch to a new reservation system left some users out on the tarmac. Customers encountered weird glitches when they tried to view their accounts or book a flight,...
Virgin Group Unveils Tech Support Service, Which Is Funny Because Virgin Atlantic’s Website Still Doesn’t Work
Startups: For Uber, Doubling Fares Post-Storm Could Exact A Price

A New Twist in the Three-Way Payment Wars: Braintree Finally Offers Instant Underwriting

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In the battle to kill PayPal, upstart Braintree has had a few key advantages. It prides it self of people driven– not computer dominated customer service and fraud detection, which means it avoids embarrassing cases of accounts being wrongly closed during a company’s busiest moment. It’s also innovated quickly on...
A New Twist in the Three-Way Payment Wars: Braintree Finally Offers Instant Underwriting
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