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Peter Thiel’s argument that Silicon Valley has been ‘brainwashed’ by higher education is tired – TechCrunch

Peter Thiel’s argument that Silicon Valley has been ‘brainwashed’ by higher education is tired – TechCrunch Billionaire VC Peter Thiel has largely flown under the radar since raising his hand to support Donald Trump’s presidential bid, then working with Trump’s administration to fill some of its many vacant positions. The …

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What is the meaning of LinkedIn? – TechCrunch

What is the meaning of LinkedIn? – TechCrunch Thanks to John Biggs for inspiring this piece; I cosign most of what he says here. I have long been mystified by LinkedIn, because of its spectacular uselessness (for me) as a professional social network. But I also assumed it was useful …

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I watched HBO’s Tinder-shaming doc ‘Swiped’ so you don’t have to – TechCrunch

I watched HBO’s Tinder-shaming doc ‘Swiped’ so you don’t have to – TechCrunch Have you ever wanted to see one of your “hate-reads” stretched out to feature-film length? If so, you’ll want to watch HBO’s new documentary, “Swiped,” which takes a depressing, trigger-inducing and damning look at online dating culture, …

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Optimistic – TechCrunch

Optimistic – TechCrunch I spent TechCrunch’s latest Disrupt extravaganza asking questions of various notables onstage, and what struck me most was how fantastically optimistic they were. To pick two examples: Kai-Fu Lee talked about preparing for a world of mass plenitude and abundance 30-50 years from now; Dario Gil waxed …

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