Comments by investor Peter Thiel on CNBC today. UPDATE — Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has responded.
No stranger to the strangeness of the tech world, BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti offers his take on HBO’s hilarious and incisive comedy Silicon Valley. TL;DR: He liked it. A lot.
Connor Zwick is a 19-year old with a killer idea and some important friends. But even if his game controller plan fails, he can always go back to Harvard.
The recent attempts by tech billionaires to create utopian societies will have a high burn rate — if history is any guide. But it doesn’t mean they’ll stop trying.
As you may have heard, a bunch of people just acquired Scrooge-McDuck quantities of cash thanks to this morning’s Facebook IPO. So exactly who is walking around with an extra billion dollars in their bank account? Here’s a visual breakdown of everyone who sold their shares today, and how much they made.
World’s collide.The gay libertarian tech investor Peter Thiel, enthusiast of post-national ocean states, backed the SuperPAC.
On its opening weekend, the film managed to pull in $23 million and received many positive reviews, with a 97% on Rotten Tomatoes. The whole Facebook crew went to see the film as well, even though Zuckerberg himself was noticeably absent.
Peter Thiel is a venture capitalist (managing partner of the Founders Fund) who provided the initial investment for Facebook. He invented PayPal.
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Sorry for the lame title of this post! Moving on: I just watched The Social Network. It’s really good, and it made me want to know what all the people in the movie looked like IRL, and what they’re up to nowadays. So I looked it up, and now you’re reading about it! Here’s some background on the relevant people from the story.
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