Netflix co-founder: ‘Blockbuster laughed at us … Now there’s one left’

Marc Randolph launched the streaming service that would revolutionize TV and film, upend Hollywood and glean more than 150 million subscribers It was a fluke that the Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph changed the history of television. It virtually didn’t happen….

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Despite Brexit, UK startups can compete with Silicon Valley to win tech talent

Mehul Patel 500 million times a day, in 92 million conversationsWhile innovation endures in the midst of Brexit, data reveals that inventive business are losing the ability to attract parties from all over the world and are suffering from a…

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He spent his career putting gangs in jail. A radical idea changed everything

Despite years of tough policing, Oakland couldnt get a handle on handgun offense. Was the answer a community-based approach? Ersie Joyner had a banner year in 1995. He was just four years out of Oakland’s police academy when he was…

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Silicon Valleys sovereign wealth problem

John Vrionis

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The Political Education of Silicon Valley

“Confusion reigns in the government arena. Old labels no longer fit, and the citizenry seems torn between competing hungers for saviors and scapegoats.” So embarked a 1995 floor in WIRED on the position of digital-age politics. Electoral hubbub then amounted…

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The Stock Market Loophole That Screws the Little Guy

The American Dream is the small-business dream: Work hard-bitten and achieve success. But the American promise is one of shared prosperity, as encapsulated in the idea that “what is good for General Motor is good for America.” And for that,…

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This Silicon Valley Lawmaker Has a Plan to Regulate Tech

US Representative Ro Khanna (D-California) represents much of Silicon Valley, but he’s not just a cheerleader for the hometown industry. He supports tougher antitrust review of tech mergers, for one thing. Khanna is also trying to draft an “Internet Bill…

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Special Report: New Yorks enterprise infrastructure ecosystem

New York City is a marvel of infrastructure planning and engineering. There are the discernible landmarks — the Brooklyn Bridge, the Lincoln Tunnel, the Empire State Building — and likewise the invisible ones that feed the city beneath its overflowing…

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Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your info the likes…

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Welcome to Powder Mountain a utopian club for the millennial elite

When these young industrialists bought a remote ski used in Utah, they dreamed of an exclusive, socially intentional community. Is this the future, or Mt Olympus for Generation Me? Jeff Rosenthal is standing near the top of his snow-covered ridge…

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