tech, startups, internet

Quibi is shutting down after just 6 months

In 2018 this startup raised $1 billion at inception. It caused Steve Blank to ask Is the lean startup dead? Then we saw the fat startup’s launch teaser in January of this year. Here, the story ends, as “the first high-profile casualty of […]

profiles of people

Masatoshi Kumagai

“Masatoshi Kumagai was a high school dropout whose conglomerate now dominates cloud computing in Japan—and he has an unusual approach to management.” | learn more

profiles of people

Larry Ellison

This is a 2002 interview with Ellison, the founder of Oracle, 5th richest person in the world, and a University of Illinois dropout 🙌. The author’s introduction of Ellison is my favorite part. | learn more

under the microscope

Human evolution in plain sight?

“Some are born with three arteries in their forearm, and a new study is suggesting more and more people are holding onto this temporary embryonic artery into adulthood, which the researchers believe could be natural selection at work.” | learn more