…smart investing requires investing in up and down markets alike — and allocate capital accordingly. As Alex Mittal of FundersClub noted in his recent blog post, great companies get founded in downturns as well as bull markets.
… perhaps because of, his broad global perspective, Razmig has chosen to focus his third enterprise, Ripple, on hyper-local news reporting. That’s not only because he’s convinced there is an unsatisfied appetite for it among consumers, but because he thinks it will help bridge the gap between individuals, communities and even nations.
The meme deserves another chance; less stupid, vitriolic crap — more meaning and cultural relevance. Anyone can go to 4chan to find and repackage ‘new memes’. Maybe pull some cute cat pics down and overlay something preposterous, maybe ridicule an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction, or poke fun at a celebrity that’s not worth mentioning. It’s easier to ridicule someone’s livelihood, which can unleash an avalanche of cyber bullying, than to imbue significance or insightful commentary. For the love of LULZ let’s spare our eyeballs from the incessant drone of meaningless garbagio 💩. Some may think that they can get away with their idiocy, talentlessness, and general loathsomeness, by calling it a meme but the truth is they can’t.
Stop, take a step back and think. Isn’t it an absurd, we, 7 billion people living in the same planet get so separated from each other? What sense does it make, you and the thousands (or millions) of people living in the same city turn your back to each other? Everytime I get myself thinking on that, I get even kind of depressed.