• Activehours September 21, 2017 3:00 pm
    The financial lives of many Americans are whipsawed by 3-5 predictable financial events that repeat with high frequency, the dates of which are entirely outside of their control: rent or mortgage payment, car payment, credit card payment, student loan payment, …
    htidnam
  • a16z Podcast: Exploding the Map September 16, 2017 9:52 pm
    In this episode, Wei Luo, founding COO of DeepMap — who build HD maps for autonomous vehicles — and David Rumsey, founder of the David Rumsey Map Collection (one of the largest paper private map collections in the world, now …
    htidnam
  • a16z Podcast: Getting Applications Into People’s Hands September 15, 2017 2:30 am
    The story of how innovation happens is a long one — from government funding early basic research, to the heyday of corporate R&D like Bell Labs, to startups as experiments before product-market fit. Through all that, we’ve ended up with …
    sonala16z
  • a16z Podcast: The Asshole Survival Guide September 13, 2017 9:00 pm
    Bob Sutton’s book The No Asshole Rule was all about how to foster company cultures that don’t tolerate asshole behavior. But sometimes, dealing with an asshole is unavoidable — in life or at work. So what are the best tactics …
    htidnam
  • Why Must You Pay Sales People Commissions? September 11, 2017 10:00 pm
    “I’d be a billionaire if I could get a dollar for all the bullshit I hear today” – Big Sean, The One I felt a little odd writing that title. It’s a little like asking “Why should you give engineers …
    Ben Horowitz
  • a16z Podcast: Adjusting to Trade… and Innovation September 9, 2017 5:30 am
    Beyond the overly simplistic framing of trade as “good” or “bad” — by politicians, by Econ 101 — why is the topic of trade (or rather, economies and people adjusting to trade) so damn hard? A big part of it …
    sonala16z
  • a16z Podcast: The Macro and the Micro of Parenting September 5, 2017 6:03 pm
    We tend to talk about tech and parenting through devices and artifacts — screen time, to code or not to code — but actually, there’s a bigger, macro picture at play there: game theory, economic incentives, culture, and more. So …
    htidnam
  • a16z Podcast: Competing Against Luck September 2, 2017 1:00 am
    In business, mistakes of omission may be just as bad as (if not worse than) mistakes of commission — simply because of the loss in potential upside: new companies, new products, new opportunities for growth. Or even in the ability …
    sonala16z
  • a16z Podcast: Engineering Intent August 30, 2017 5:00 pm
    “Young hungry and scrappy” is how Hamilton described his country, and it’s how many — including the guests on this episode — describe startups… or more precisely, the mindset that engineers in startups need to balance both creativity and efficiency. …
    sonala16z
  • a16z Podcast: Society Under Construction — Modernizing Infrastructure August 25, 2017 10:40 am
    What is “infrastructure” actually? In the 19th and 20th century, that usually meant the transportation systems supporting roadways, airports, trains… but we don’t even really know yet what it might potentially mean in the age of rapidly changing technology, autonomous …
    htidnam

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