April 18, 2017

Cook, Steven A. “RIP Turkey, 1921 – 2017.” Foreign Policy, April 16, 2017. https://foreignpolicy.com/2017/04/16/rip-turkey-1921-2017/.
Fitzpatrick, Brad. “Thoughts on the Social Graph.” Personal Site. BradFitz.com, August 17, 2007. http://bradfitz.com/social-graph-problem/.
Honan, Mat, and Alex Kantrowitz. “Here’s What Mark Zuckerberg Told Us About The Wild Things Facebook’s New Camera Will Do.” BuzzFeed, April 18, 2017. https://www.buzzfeed.com/alexkantrowitz/mark-zuckerbergs-next-big-bet-making-the-real-world-an.
Kantrowitz, Alex. “Meet The Man Who Makes Facebook’s Machines Think.” BuzzFeed, April 17, 2017. https://www.buzzfeed.com/alexkantrowitz/meet-the-man-who-makes-facebooks-machines-think.
Knight, Will. “There’s a Big Problem with AI: Even Its Creators Can’t Explain How It Works.” MIT Technology Review, April 11, 2017. https://www.technologyreview.com/s/604087/the-dark-secret-at-the-heart-of-ai/.
Ortiz-Ospina, Esteban, and Max Roser. “Trust.” Our World In Data, 2016. https://ourworldindata.org/trust.
Shaw, Mike. “From OpEx back to CapEx.” HPE, April 17, 2017. https://insights.hpe.com/articles/from-capex-to-opex-and-back-1704.html.

Refs: April 14, 2017

Ethan Kurzweil, “An inside Look at Bessemer Venture Partners’ Investment Process for Twilio,” TechCrunch, April 11, 2017, http://social.techcrunch.com/2017/04/11/an-inside-look-at-bessemer-venture-partners-investment-process-for-twilio/.

Jeff Bezos, “Exhibit 99.1,” Shareholder Letter, (April 13, 2017), https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1018724/000119312517120198/d373368dex991.htm.

Yinmeng Zhang, “How to Measure User Retention and Track Improvement,” Apptimize, July 28, 2016, https://apptimize.com/blog/2016/07/measure-user-retention-track-improvement/.

josephg, “Josephg’s Comment on ‘How We Built r/Place,’” Comment, Hacker News, (April 14, 2017), https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=14112085.

Bruce Booth, “Of Abundance And Scarcity In Venture Capital,” LifeSciVC, March 13, 2017, https://lifescivc.com/2017/03/abundance-scarcity-venture-capital/.

Ty Magnin, “The 4 Customer Retention Metrics You Need to Measure Now,” Appcues Blog, accessed April 15, 2017, https://www.appcues.com/blog/the-4-customer-retention-metrics-you-need-to-measure-now/.

Colin Dickey, “The Elements of Bureaucratic Style,” Longreads, April 12, 2017, https://longreads.com/2017/04/12/the-elements-of-bureaucratic-style/.

Eric Newcomer, “Uber, Lifting Financial Veil, Says Sales Growth Outpaces Losses,” Financial News, Bloomberg.com, (April 14, 2017), https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-14/embattled-uber-reports-strong-sales-growth-as-losses-continue.

Alex Wilhelm and Katie Roof, “Uber Shares Growing Financials to Distract from Negative Publicity,” TechCrunch, April 14, 2017, http://social.techcrunch.com/2017/04/14/uber-shares-growing-financials-to-distract-from-negative-publicity/.

Refs: April 13, 2017

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Danah Boyd, “Toward Accountability: Data, Fairness, Algorithms, Consequences,” Data & Society: Points, April 12, 2017, https://points.datasociety.net/toward-accountability-6096e38878f0.

Justin J. Camp, Venture Capital Due Diligence: A Guide to Making Smart Investment Choices and Increasing Your Portfolio Returns, Wiley Finance Series (New York: Wiley, 2002).

John Henry, “Mastodon Is Dead in the Water,” Hacker Noon, April 5, 2017, https://hackernoon.com/mastodon-is-dead-in-the-water-888c10e8abb1.

Ilya Pestov, “How PCs Were Advertised in the 1990s,” freeCodeCamp, February 11, 2017, https://medium.freecodecamp.com/how-pcs-were-advertised-in-the-1990s-cdaee59f2555.

M. G. Siegler, “The Squid,” 500ish Words, March 27, 2017, https://500ish.com/the-squid-218be9939cdf.

Andy Sparks, “All the Venture Capital & Fundraising Bloggers You Should Be Following,” Medium, January 25, 2017, https://medium.com/startup-grind/all-the-venture-capital-fundraising-bloggers-you-should-be-following-6ea9817039c4.

Rick Turoczy, “An Open Source Guide for Building the Startup Accelerator of Your Dreams,” Medium, April 4, 2017, https://medium.com/portland-incubator-experiment/an-open-source-guide-for-building-the-startup-accelerator-of-your-dreams-8ff931d8c3a.

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April 12, 2017

Stef Aupers, “‘Trust No One’: Modernization, Paranoia and Conspiracy Culture,” European Journal of Communication 27, no. 1 (March 1, 2012): 22–34, doi:10.1177/0267323111433566.

Josh Constine, “Facebook Messenger Hits 1.2 Billion Monthly Users, up from 1B in July,” TechCrunch, accessed April 12, 2017, http://social.techcrunch.com/2017/04/12/messenger/.

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Mike Preuss, “Financial Modeling for Startups,” OpenView Labs, April 11, 2017, https://visible.vc/blog/financial-modeling-for-startups/.

Robert Safian and Robert Safian, “Mark Zuckerberg On Fake News, Free Speech, And What Drives Facebook,” Fast Company, April 11, 2017, https://www.fastcompany.com/40397297/mark-zuckerberg-on-fake-news-free-speech-and-what-drives-facebook.

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Daniel Tomlinson, “It’s Not the Gig Economy, Stupid.,” openDemocracy, April 11, 2017, https://www.opendemocracy.net/beyondslavery/daniel-tomlinson/it-s-not-gig-economy-stupid.

Benjamin Wallace-Wells, “The Despair of Learning That Experience No Longer Matters,” The New Yorker, April 10, 2017, http://www.newyorker.com/news/benjamin-wallace-wells/the-despair-of-learning-that-experience-no-longer-matters.