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Ellen Pao explains the root cause of Silicon Valley's bro culture

This week, venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, left that firm after allegations of inappropriate behavior and an internal investigation. The company said he left by mutual agreement; he has publicly denied any allegations against him and said on Twitter that he'll pursue …

Silicon Valley

What kind of apps catch the attention of Silicon Valley investors?

Early Snapchat investor Jeremy Liew lays out his criteria.<p>Creating a well-used consumer app is hard. Not only do people download fewer apps than they used to, but big companies like Facebook and Google dominate the world of consumer apps. Also, oncean app looks like it might bring competition, …

Apps

Why It’s Far Cheaper to Buy a Car than Lease

Buying a car is probably your first big-ticket purchase. The good news is that if you’ve got a job and a decent credit score you’re not going to have …

Let's Do the Physics Of Knocking an Asteroid Into the Sun

I don't know how to start this analysis without a spoiler. I can try setting it up with a generic physics question, but if you are behind on the …