fun facts

Where are the baby dinosaurs? 

Seriously, why haven’t we ever seen baby dinosaurs in museums? Well, paleontologist Jack Horner tells us in this surprising TED talk. | learn more

better doing

A story about A/B testing. 

Duolingo VP of Growth Gina Gotthilf discusses some of her favorite testing success stories and the ethos behind testing. I really appreciate her article in particular because she makes it clear that if you don’t have enough traffic (or users […]

better doing

The art of delegating. 

Do you manage a team? Management is one of the hardest skills to learn because it’s like nothing else, and it’s rarely taught in any way that’s actionable. Delegation is one of the keys to successful management, and this article […]

profiles of people

The Horowitz family. 

A profile of David Horowitz contrasted with his son Ben Horowitz (of VC firm Andreeson Horowitz fame). A very interesting story about the divergent politics of father and son. | learn more

under the microscope

Imagine a battery-free cell phone. 

Engineers at the University of Washington have figured out how to create a phone that’s powered by radio waves. It works for calls and text messages. This could be used for cheap standalone devices in economically depressed areas, or as […]

tech, startups, internet

Fred Wilson: easy come, easy go. 

Fred Wilson is one of the all-time greats of venture investing. His firm Union Square Ventures has been on-time for a lot of major trends by pioneering “thesis” investing. Lately, they have been deep into blockchain and this article outlines […]