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The coronavirus downturn might yield a new startup wave

The American economy is in a dark period right now, but some in Silicon Valley are optimistic it could spawn a generation of startups whose founders are finally getting the nudge they needed to make the leap.

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Silicon Valley Bank Struggles as Startups Rush for Government Loans

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The fortunes of Silicon Valley stem from inefficiency

Clive Thompson is out with a new book, “Coders,” excerpted in Wired. In it, he talks about engineers’ aesthetic of efficiency — how “coders’ eyes blaze when they talk about making something run faster,” and how they dream of doing such things at previously unimaginable scale.

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The fundamental problem with Silicon Valley’s favorite growth strategy

The pursuit of monopoly has led Silicon Valley astray. Look no further than the race between Lyft and Uber to dominate the online ride-hailing market. Both companies are gearing up for their IPOs in the next few months.

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Silicon Valley Is Over, Says Silicon Valley

Robin Li, an investor with the San Francisco venture capital firm GGV Capital, was standing in the lobby of the Madison building in downtown Detroit.

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“Oh My God, This Is So F—ed Up”: Inside Silicon Valley’s Secretive, Orgiastic Dark Side

About once a month, on a Friday or Saturday night, the Silicon Valley Technorati gather for a drug-heavy, sex-heavy party. Sometimes the venue is an epic mansion in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights; sometimes it’s a lavish home in the foothills of Atherton or Hillsborough.

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The Similarity Between Silicon Valley and Trump

// An outsider enters and disrupts an important space dominated by legacy players in spectacular form. Everyone doubts him. He spends less money more efficiently, leverages changing technology, communication tools, and even.. //

For all the discussion about the relationship between Trump and Silicon Valley over the last several weeks, there is a deep narrative similarity that I think has gone under-acknowledged.

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Silicon Valley Has an Empathy Vacuum

Silicon Valley seems to have lost a bit of its verve since the Presidential election. The streets of San Francisco—spiritually part of the Valley—feel less crowded. Coffee-shop conversations are hushed. Everything feels a little muted, an eerie quiet broken by chants of protesters.

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Steve Jobs 從未曝光訪問片段

Steve Jobs: Visionary Entrepreneur, a 60-minute film. Get it at: http://www.siliconvalleyhistorical.or…

This enlightening one-hour program stars Steve Jobs from an exclusive 1994, unscripted interview by the Silicon Valley Historical Association where he gives advice to potential entrepreneurs. Jobs discusses risk, failure, his own experiences, and learning the value of creating your own environment.

Never seen before – Steve Jobs on his legacy (1994)

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