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Design doesn't deserve a seat at the table

I don’t normally read internet design stuff. It tends to be boring and tedious and written like an 8th grade term paper and frankly I’d rather read …

Life and death in the App Store

<b>As last year began,</b> the app developer Pixite held its company retreat at a converted Old West movie set outside of Palm Springs. They spent a few days dreaming about the future while eating barbecue and sipping whisky in the sun. But 2015 was not a good year, and by last month the company’s dreams …

Etsy CTO Q&A: We Need Software Engineers, Not Developers

When it comes to the practice of DevOps, few companies have been on the cutting edge as long as Etsy, which once famously asserted that its new …

Airbnb: The Growth Story You Didn't Know

In 2007, designers Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia couldn’t afford the rent on their San Francisco apartment. To make ends meet, they decided to turn …

20 Ruthless Companies Who Lied, Spammed, and Deceived Us to Grow Their Business in the Early Days

Some of the businesses we love were ruthless in the early days when they were struggling to grow.<p>They lied to you, spammed you, and several sabotaged …

re:Work - Guide: Set goals with OKRs

• Objectives are ambitious and may feel somewhat uncomfortable<br>• Key results are measurable and should be easy to grade with a number (Google uses a scale …

Terror in Little Saigon — ProPublica

An old war comes to a new country.<p>in partnership with Frontline<p>Introduction<p>The journalists were assassinated on American soil, one after …

Paul Ford: What Is Code? | Bloomberg

Remember Netscape, the first huge commercial Web browser? In 1995, as Java was blooming, Netscape was resolving a problem. It displayed Web pages …

What a Deep Neural Network thinks about your #selfie

Convolutional Neural Networks are great: they recognize things, places and people in your personal photos, signs, people and lights in self-driving …

23 Campaigns Every Startup Should Run to Gain Immediate Traction

<b>Last Updated: August 23, 2016</b><p>I come from the direct response marketing world.<p>The world where if you don’t get to CAC < LTV VERY quickly you need to …

Why I Stopped Angel Investing (And You Should Never Start)

I started angel investing almost by accident, which sounds strange to say. Who “accidentally” invests tens of thousands of dollars into highly …

“The Maijishan Grottoes - Artistic Treasure of China’s Past noreply@blogger.com (RJ Evans), kuriositas.com China has four major Buddhist cave complexes - by far the most visited being the Longmen...

There Will Be Spice

It doesn’t matter how many times you tell the cook to go easy on the peppers, anything you order in Chongqing is going to be hot.<p>It doesn’t matter …

Transitional Interfaces

<b>Designers love to sweat the details</b>. Much time is spent pixel-fucking buttons, form styles, setting type, & getting those icons as sharp as a tack. …

Elon Musk’s Space Dream Almost Killed Tesla

By Ashlee Vance | May 14, 2015<p>Illustrations by The Red Dress<p>SpaceX started with a plan to send mice to Mars. It got crazier from there.<p>In late …

How SpaceX Almost Killed Tesla – Bloomberg

How SpaceX Almost Killed Tesla<p>How SpaceX Almost Killed Tesla<p>How SpaceX Almost Killed …

Tesla

Leica M9 Digital Rangefinder Camera - Page 14: A walk-through of the Leica M9 and Leica M9-P menus

Leica M9 Digital Rangefinder Camera - Page 14<p>Index of Thorsten von Overgaard's user review pages covering Leica M9, Leica M9-P, M-E, Leica M10,<br>Leica …

Is This Ex-Googler's Pre-Product Approach the Fast Track to Product-Market Fit?

If you’re in the tech startup industry today, you get the sense that every one of your peers wants to take on the entire world. Founders laud their …

Deflation

Last week my friend Tom Evslin left this comment here at AVC:<p>Trial investment thesis: deflation is here to stay, get used to it. Of course we’re used …

Futures of text

When the weather is bad I take a bus to work. I’m forever grateful to the person at the bus stop who informed me that you can text New York’s MTA …

We Invite Everyone at Etsy to Do an Engineering Rotation: Here’s why

At Etsy, it’s not just engineers who write and deploy code – our designers and product managers regularly do too. And now any Etsy employee can sign …