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Reddit is at war with itself: Is it a community or a business?

For those unfamiliar with Reddit, the recent controversy that shut down dozens of popular forums on the site probably seemed like much ado about nothing: A well-liked staffer who handled Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything” interviews was let go, … 964 more words

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A Walk Around the Whitney, Minus the Hype

Light-filled, airy and buoyant, the new Whitney Museum of American Art received great reviews at its opening last month. In some ways, the striking new building even upstaged the museum’s inaugural exhibition, “America is Hard to See.” This despite the fact that Italian architect Renzo Piano’s 220,000-square-foot structure lacks an overall iconic image like the Whitney’s previous home in the Marcel Breuer-designed building on Madison Avenue. 1,137 more words

Unicorns And The Next Venture Capital Crash

You can tell the VC industry is hot because there have been a plethora of articles and blog posts discussing the industry. In two parts, I will highlight the impact unicorns have had on the venture capital industry. 789 more words

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Should On-Demand Startups Share More Data To Quell Legal Fears? Ron Conway, Fred Wilson Weigh In

As the technology business becomes more mainstream, tackling more legacy and non-tech problems, we’re seeing the tech industry look for better ways to engage with the communities they are potentially disrupting but also shaping in equal measure.  761 more words

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What bitcoin businesses most fear right now

Prominent venture capitalist Fred Wilson says that the New York Department of Financial Services introduced itself to him by way of a “punch in the gut.” 754 more words

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Museum of African Diaspora | "Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA"

May 8 – Oct. 11, 2015

“Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA” @ Museum of African Diaspora | San Francisco

This special “exhibition explores how portraiture has evolved from a form of personal identification to a genre as invested in fiction, subversion, stereotype, and fantasy as it is in the description of physical traits.” Produced in collaboration with the… 89 more words

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