profiles of people

Alan Patricof, the 82-year-old tech investor. 

He was an early investor in Apple and AOL, and he’s still at it. “New York magazine is celebrating its 50th anniversary next week,” he points out. “I’ll be one of two people attending who was there when it opened.” | learn more

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How Intuit reinvents itself. 

(Corporations are people too, right?). I’ve thrown shade (as the kids say) at Intuit for a long time, but really – it’s a company I love to hate because they’re excellent. Their products for SMB truly are best in class. […]

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How Israel went nuclear. 

The late Shimon Peres, former President of Israel, tells the story of how he helped Israel develop (with France’s help) it’s nuclear power capabilities. This is a cool behind-the-scenes look at big scale politics. | learn more

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A look inside a Chinese bitcoin mine. 

“Located in a decaying industrial park on the outskirts of town, the mine employs about 50 and consists of eight single-story, warehouse-like buildings, each 150 meters (492 feet) long. Seven of them host 21,000 machines that, together, represent nearly 4% […]