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Busy Week

This week was another hectic, fun week. For myself, my favorite part was going to Democracy Now and watching a live show with the host, Amy Goodman. 339 more words


Watch Mario Batali Amble Around the Frick With Director Ian Wardropper

If your Thursday morning is getting off to a slow and lazy start, you could do worse things than watch renowned hedonist Mario Batali swing by the Frick with venture capitalist Fred Wilson… 162 more words


Embodying the Afrofuture as a “New Amerykah”: Afrofuturism, the Rhetoric of Redress, and the Cover Art for Badu’s “Return of the Ankh” – Part 2: The "Rhetoric of Redress"

In its attempts to engage the past while looking toward the future, Afrofuturism is part and parcel of what art historian and cultural critic Huey Copeland calls a “rhetoric of redress”–a concept to which he refers in his close reading of such works as African-American artist Fred Wilson’s… 2,812 more words

Embodying the Afrofuture as a "New Amerykah": Afrofuturism, the Rhetoric of Redress, and the Cover Art for Badu's "Return of the Ankh" - Part 1: Afrofuturism

Crafted by Israeli-born illustrator Emek, the psychedelic cover art for Neo-Soul singer Erykah Badu’s New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh) deploys tropes of Afrofuturism to construct what cultural theorist Huey Copeland would call a “rhetoric of redress.” 2,427 more words

Startups Anonymous: 25 questions founders are too embarrassed to ask

[This is a weekly series that brings you raw, first-hand experiences from founders and investors in the trenches. Their story submissions are anonymous, allowing them to share openly without fear of retribution. 537 more words


Startup School 2014 NY with Fred Wilson

Startup School 2014 NY

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Interview with Fred Wilson


Silicon Valley Moguls Push For Campaign Finance Reform

When it comes to big money in politics, a group of tech magnates is fighting fire with fire — or super PAC with super PAC — according to… 621 more words