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If Silicon Valley Isn't Like High School, Quora Certainly Is

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Mr. Cheever (Photo: Quora) Following the recent announcement that Quora cofounder Charlie Cheever will be taking a backseat role at the company, something of a revolution has begun to ferment at the question and answer site so popular among the Valley’s elite. For a platform that’s core ethos purports to...
If Silicon Valley Isn't Like High School, Quora Certainly Is
Look Out Pair, Cupple Is Out To Break Up This Cosy Private Sharing Party

Sugar Water

techcrunch.com
Almost none of the stuff on the radar of the silicon valley echo-chamber is innovative or solves any real human needs. They won’t cure anyone of disease, feed a child, improve the environment, or radically improve manufacturing… Pinterest? Quora? Other social apps. It’s all a big distraction, it’s entertainment… It’s...
Sugar Water
Tandem, a Mobile-Centric Accelerator, Puts New Emphasis on International Startups

Mobile Address Book—Much Heat, Little Light

techcrunch.com
Editor’s note: Guest author Keith Teare is General Partner at his incubator Archimedes Labs and CEO of newly funded just.me. He was a co-founder of TechCrunch. Just.me is a stealth company in the mobile space and as such Keith’s opinions on this issue are likely to reflect his product focus. The controversy that began last week...
Mobile Address Book—Much Heat, Little Light

An Analysis Of Market Demand For Web Programming Languages

techcrunch.com
Editor’s note: Marc Gayle is a Rails developer and founder of 5KMVP, where he builds Minimum Viable Products for just $5K. Follow him on Twitter. A few months ago, I got the idea that one way to get leads for remote freelance gigs was to scour Craigslist. So after doing...
An Analysis Of Market Demand For Web Programming Languages
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