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Consistency of thought – vice or virtue?

Marc Andreessen once said: Ask yourself, would you rather be right or successful? That needs to be top of mind at all times because times change and we change....

34 Surprising Facts About Top Tech Investor Jenny Lee

Ranking ahead of Peter Thiel, Mary Meeker, Fred Wilson, and Marc Andreessen this year, Lee is the first woman to break the "cash ceiling" of the Forbes Midas List Top 10.

Agencies vs. Publishers vs. Tech: Who Owns the Future of Content Marketing?

2 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

The ancient Hopi tribespeople had a proverb: "Those who tell the stories rule the world." Modern technologists have a similarly-sweeping observation, noted by investor Marc Andreessen: "Software is eating the world." In other words,Show More Summary

Learn any of these 11 programming languages and you'll always have a job

"Software is eating the world," venture capitalist Marc Andreessen famously declared. Someone has to write that software. Why not you? There are thousands of programming languages, but some of them are far more popular than others. W...Show More Summary

A look inside the insanely successful life of Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen

Marc Andreessen is best known for co-founding internet browser Netscape and later launching Andreessen Horowitz, one of Silicon Valley's most famous venture capital firms. Today, a16z has $4.2 billion under management. Andreessen was...Show More Summary

Here is Marc Andreessen's 'grand unifying theory' for what's going on in markets right now

There's a weird thing that's happening in markets right now, according to venture capitalist Marc Andreessen. Public companies are being forced to take an extremely short term view of investing while private companies are being given more time than ever to make investments in their business. Show More Summary

Apigee Helps Mapquest Deliver The API Ingredients Of Their Disruption Recipe

4 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

Ever since famed venture capitalist Marc Andreessen wrote a Wall Street Journal article entitled "Software is Eating the World", there has been an inexhaustible supply of organizations ready to tell how they're applying software to a legacy business. But this approach of reinventing through software is applicable for software businesses [...]

AI Spring

4 months agoAcademics : The Endeavour

Artificial intelligence, or at least the perception of artificial intelligence, has gone from disappointing to frightening in the blink of an eye. As Marc Andreessen said on Twitter this morning: AI: From “It’s so horrible how little progress has been made” to “It’s so horrible how much progress has been made” in one step. When […]

Immigration Advocates Frightened By 99-Pound Blonde Columnist

Third World immigration advocates Frank Sharry, Ali Noorani and Marc Andreessen aren't shy about rushing to the press with pabulum quotes about how wonderful immigration is, but they don't want to debate me, even to lie about all those benefits. They don't want you to think about immigration at all.

10 ways technology is changing now, according to Mary Meeker's hot Internet trends report

The tech world only stops to gawk for a few choice events: Apple product launches, Marc Andreessen tweetstorms and Mary Meeker's slide presentations. Meeker, a partner at the influential venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins and arguably...Show More Summary

Marc Andreessen and His Wife are Partnering With HP to Donate Computers to Baltimore and Ferguson Libraries

From the USA Today: Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen [also developer of Mozilla (first visual web browser) that became Netscape where he was co-founder] and the and his wife, philanthropist and educator Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, have teamed up with Hewlett-Packard to donate nearly $170,000 worth of computers, printers and other equipment. The couple says they were moved […]

Andreessens pair with H-P to send computers to Ferguson, Baltimore libraries

Topic: Public Libraries ublic libraries that provided a quiet refuge from civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and Baltimore are about to receive a small bounty from Silicon Valley. Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen and his wife, philanthropist...Show More Summary

Exclusive: Andreessen couple, H-P donate computers to Ferguson, Baltimore

Marc Andreessen and Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen team up with HP to donate nearly $170,000 worth of equipment.        

Venture capitalists are making a buzz, but are they really 'disrupting' anything?

The New Yorker recently published an entertaining profile of Marc Andreessen, the Internet pioneer and venture capitalist who practically embodies Silicon Valley's favorite term, "disruption." In... To view the full story, click the title link.

Connected Cars: Every Company Will be a Software Company

In 2011, Marc Andreessen declared that software is eating the world. Andreessen (Twitter: @pmarca) noted that the new generation of technology companies will expand their capabilities, establish a sustainable competitive advantage, and grow market share value by placing more emphasis on software innovation. Show More Summary

The New Yorker profiles the boldness and baldness of Marc Andreessen

5 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

You know when a New Yorker article starts with a tone that mocks someone’s appearance (he’s bald!) and eccentricities (he hates germs!) that it’s going to be highly flattering in the end. It’s a veteran reporter trick, buying credit with the reader so the subsequent glowing piece doesn’t sound too fawning. Show More Summary

Marc Andreessen paid a midnight visit to the founders of Airbnb that 'changed the company forever'

Marc Andreessen, co-founder of Netscape and investment firm Andreessen Horowitz, has helped many startups in his portfolio become giant companies. One of those companies is $10 billion Airbnb, which was still a bumbling startup when Andreessen led its Series B round. Show More Summary

How Venture Capitalist Marc Andreessen Thinks

A new profile of the Andreessen Horowitz partner might just inspire you to feel bright and cheery about the future, too.

Tomorrow's advance man

5 months agoHumor / odd :

The New Yorker's Tad Friend on Marc Andreessen's plan to win the future. Pessimism always sounds more sophisticated than optimism -- it's the Eden-collapse myth over and over again -- and then you look at G.D.P. per capita worldwide, and it's up and to the right. Show More Summary

The life-changing moment that bonded Mark Zuckerberg with one of his investors, who urged him not to sell Facebook (FB)

Marc Andreessen is the cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz, one of Silicon Valley's most prolific venture capital firms. One of the biggest investments Marc Andreessen has ever made may very well be Facebook. According to a New Yorker profile,...Show More Summary

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