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Peter Thiel Is Wrong About Lean Startups

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Dan Kaplan helps</i> <i>startups tell their stories</i><i>. He’s done marketing for Twilio, Asana, and Salesforce, and is preparing to launch</i> <i>Dispatches From The Future</i><i>, a podcast about the future of humanity.</i><p>In his book Zero To One<i>,</i> Peter Thiel has some harsh things to say about lean startups. He …

Product Management

Ten bootstrapping tips to help turn your idea into a reality

The majority of startups are started without capital injection from venture capitalists and angel investors. The real numbers are eye opening – VCs fund only 0.05 per cent of startups while angel investors are responsible for funding 0.91 per cent. Take a moment to really think about those …

Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger was the creepiest thing at CinemaCon

LAS VEGAS — There were plenty of scares at this year's CinemaCon: Theater owners getting sneak peeks at Hollywood's studios' upcoming slates got …

A Universe of 10 Dimensions

When someone mentions “different dimensions,” we tend to think of things like parallel universes – alternate realities that exist parallel to our …

Dark Matter

Build an Instagram clone with AngularJS, Satellizer, Node.js and MongoDB

1. Introduction<p>Satellizer is a token-based authentication module for AngularJS that comes with built-in support for Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, …

How Super Angel Chris Sacca Made Billions, Burned Bridges And Crafted The Best Seed Portfolio Ever

Between the parade of wet suits and abundant seafood and yoga joints, Manhattan Beach, just south of Los Angeles, tries to cling fast to its surf town roots. It’s a tough battle. Strolling the boardwalk, I pass beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings practicing spikes close by glitzy …

Venture Capital

10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

Creative people are humble and proud. Creative people tend to be both extroverted and introverted. Creative people are rebellious and conservative. How creative are you?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>I frequently find myself …

Creativity

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How the internet of things will power the Intelligence Age

We’re currently shifting from the Information Age to the Intelligence Age. The Intelligence Age will be characterized by autonomous communication …

Internet of Things

Here's Mark Zuckerberg's one tip for hiring employees

Zuckerberg has revealed his one rule for hiring at the Mobile World Congress tech conference held in Barcelona, the Telegraph reports. Here's what he looks for in an employee:<p><b>"I will only hire someone to work directly for me if I would work for that person... It's a pretty good test and I think</b> …

A group of female Twitter execs and alums has joined up to invest in and advise startups

The unusual thing? They're all women.<p>The group is called #Angels and although they're not specifically catering to female founders, they could provide a unique sounding board to companies run by women in the traditionally male tech industry.<p>Female founders face all kinds of challenges men seldom …

Y Combinator’s Sam Altman On The Elements Of A Successful Startup

You don’t have to have millions of dollars or the best team possible to launch a winning startup. What you do need to have, however, is passion according to Sam Altman in an interview he gave with at Startup Grind 2015 When an entrepreneur has a project he feels passionate about, he’ll be much more …

Terrace House By Atelier M + A

Many terraces are left to wither away at the hands of dodgy tenants and students these days. Not the Terrace House by Atelier M + A.

So, You Want to Marry a Tech Mogul?

5 min read<p>“Our highly successful, 33-year-old, 5’10’’ bachelor of South Asian (Indian) heritage is looking to make his most successful investment yet…with you.”<p>This is just a peek into the Linx Dating database of more than a thousand Silicon Valley singles. It’s up to Amy Andersen, CEO and founder …

Silicon Valley

Pixity Land – After Effects Template

Pixity Land, A Fully Customizable After Effects Motion Graphics Template.<p><b>Pixity Land</b> is a beautifully designed motion graphics template for After …

Daily Inspiration #1731

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Rio Celeste Waterfall Is Quite Possibly The Bluest Waterfall On Earth

It may look like Photoshop, but it's not.<p>This is the waterfall at Rio Celeste, a river in Costa Rica's Tenorio Volcano National Park. The water is actually this dazzling blue color because of volcanic minerals below the surface-- it's the real-life version of an effect usually only achieved with …

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Elon Musk

Melancholy Youth – The incredible paintings of xhxix - The Fox Is Black

I’m still enamored by mysterious Japanese painter xhxix who chooses not to reveal anything about themselves. The colorful portraits this individual …