Marc Gottesman

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Silicon Valley VC's plan to split California into 6 states may actually make the ballot

If you thought venture capitalist Tim Draper’s plan to split California into six states was ludicrous, get ready for two more years of intensely rolling your eyes.<p>Draper’s team will announce tomorrow that it has collected more than the 807,615 signatures required to put the constitutional amendment …

The Fate of The 98-Year-Old At The Heart of SF’s Anti-Eviction, Tech Protests Is Still In Doubt

Mary Elizabeth Phillips, the 98-year-old woman who has been at the heart of San Francisco’s ongoing anti-eviction and tech protests, still faces an uncertain future.<p>After living just a few blocks from Dolores Park for a half-century in the Mission District, the epicenter of the city’s tech …

Uber's Search for Key Comms Hire Shows Just How Serious It Is About Fighting "Asshole" Taxi

The key pick will say a lot about Uber's future intentions.<p>In an interview with me at the Code Conference in May, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was pretty clear that one of his key goals for the year was to hire a big-gun communications and public relations strategy person for the transportation …

There is no reason whatsoever for this post to be on Pando

I could, if I tried, come up with a justification for posting this on Pando.<p>I could, for example, talk about my love of Top 40 country music, despite …