We are Google employees and we join Amnesty International in calling on Google to cancel project Dragonfly, Google’s effort to create a censored search engine for the Chinese market that enables state surveillance.
Since we just passed the ninth anniversary of the idea of Uber (originally UberCab, in Aug 2008), I thought it would be interesting to share the very first pitch deck we created in late 2008. Thank you to the entire Uber team for turning a simple idea into a platform that has improved so…
December 2, 2015
Little known secret: nine months before we sold Twitch for $970mm, I tried to sell some of my shares in a secondary transaction at less than a fifth of that price — and I was turned down by every VC I asked.
South Africa is definitely getting warmer
I’m going to cut to the punchline — last year was the world’s hottest on record. South Africa falls into the overlapping Venn Diagram of ‘countries in Earth’ and ‘damn it was hot last year’ (the moon and Mars still failed to make the cut)…
“Winter, spring, summer or fall All you’ve got to do is call And I’ll be there, ye, ye, ye You’ve got a friend” -James Taylor
Last night my friend Bill Campbell passed away. He meant everything to me and I am having trouble even beginning to say something.