"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 are far more popular than others. When a company...Show More Summary
1. “I did not know that this type of person existed in real life.” 2. The Thomas Sowell you haven’t read. 3. VIX is way below its five-year average. 4. NY State to eliminate cash option for paying tolls (NYT). 5. Marc Andreessen on AI. 6. 3-D reconstruction of a house in Pompeii, paper here. […] The post Assorted Thursday links appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen gave a long interview to Vox about artificial intelligence on Wednesday, but the most interesting part was actually about something completely different: the bifurcated US economy. From Silicon Valley, the economy looks great. Show More Summary
EVERYONE’S DOING IT: Marc Andreessen’s Sudden Silence on Twitter Stumps Silicon Valley. Venture capitalist and technology evangelist Marc Andreessen has been among the most prolific Twitter users, deluging his more than half-million followers at all hours with wide-ranging witticisms, postulates and statistics. Show More Summary
Marc Andreessen feels "free as a bird" and "50 pounds lighter" after taking a hiatus from Twitter over the weekend.
Venture capitalist and technology evangelist Marc Andreessen has been among the most prolific Twitter users. He suddenly stopped tweeting on Saturday, and his silence on the social-media site has been deafening in Silicon Valley.
Marc Andreessen, one of the most prolific tweeters on Twitter, abruptly deleted everything on his account over the weekend except this short message: "Taking a Twitter break!" It's not the first time the Andreessen Horowitz venture investor...Show More Summary
The outspoken venture capitalist is "taking a break" from his night job as one of Twitter's biggest personalities.
Silicon Valley investor and prolific tweeter Marc Andreessen has abruptly abandoned Twitter, deleting all his tweets after writing: "Taking a Twitter break!" Andreessen, cofounder of buzzy venture capital fund Andreessen Horowitz, is...Show More Summary
Marc Andreessen — billionaire Netscape founder, famed venture capitalist — will forever be a Twitter legend, even though he took a leave of absence from the troubled social network late Saturday night. Never afraid to shy away from controversy,...Show More Summary
Or was it Twitter itself? Salesforce? Google? Neoliberalism? A16Z? An act of god? Read more...
The Twittersphere was just a little bit quieter this morning after Marc Andreessen, father of the Tweetstorm, vacated the platform last night. While there’s no clear answer from him or others as to why he decided to take a break, Andreessen is not the first popular Silicon Valley figure to abruptly leave the service. Show More Summary
Its hump day! Make the best of it with our morning train reads: • Silicon Valley’s Secrets Are Hiding in Marc Andreessen’s Library (Wired) see also Google Trips is a killer travel app for the modern tourist (The Verge) • Marijuana legalization...Show More Summary
What does the history of Hollywood have to do with Uber? A lot, as it turns out. The post Silicon Valley’s Secrets Are Hiding in Marc Andreessen’s Library appeared first on WIRED.
Silicon Valley's favorite mantra is useful, but only in the right circumstances.
Silicon Valley legend Jim Clark made it big when Netscape, the web browser company he founded with Marc Andreessen, went public in 1995. The IPO made Clark a very rich man, with a net worth that is now estimated to be as much as $1.9...Show More Summary
What do Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway, and Naval Ravikant look like as emojis? For the launch of MovieLaLa‘s emoji marketplace MojiLala, the startup made a set inspired by tech’s best known venture capitalists. The list could have included more of the great female and minority VCs like Mary Meeker, Charles Hudson, and Aileen Lee. Show More Summary
At Bloomberg’s recent technology confab in San Francisco, Marc Andreessen offered a vision for entrepreneurship, defining it as the ability to see how the world potentially could be, then inventing what is needed to change it. Herein...Show More Summary
New York-based startup Codecademy just raised $30 million to help anybody learn to code, for free.
VCs Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz have updated their investing philosophy to the idea that "Software programs the world."