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Biggest Y Combinator Failed Startups
Biggest Y Combinator Failed Startups

+400 YC-backed startups have closed their doors in the last 15 years. Here are some of their biggest failures, sorted by funding.Want clarity on your next best steps to ramp up growth? A Tuff Growth Marketing Lead will analyze your marketing, product, and business and present your top growth marketing opportunities in a PDF. A…

Frequent Causes of Unhealthy Alternate ideas
Frequent Causes of Unhealthy Alternate ideas

Italian psychologist Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini was once asked why people keep making the same mistakes. He said: Inattention, distraction, lack of interest, poor preparation, genuine stupidity, timidity, braggadocio, emotional imbalance, ideological, racial, social or chauvinistic prejudices, and aggressive or prevaricatory instincts. Let me add some more: Incentives can tempt good people to push the boundaries farther…

Raspberry Pi 4: Hardware accelerated video decoding (GPU) in Chromium
Raspberry Pi 4: Hardware accelerated video decodin...

Two months ago, I wrote a tutorial that explains how to get DRM support on Chromium on the Raspberry Pi. If you follow the steps of that tutorial:Raspberry Pi: Amazon Prime, Netflix, etc. and a DRM solution!you can use the Chromium web browser to play videos from Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Disney+, Amazon Prime, Spotify, Pandora,…

Git scraping: label changes over time by scraping to a Git repository
Git scraping: label changes over time by scraping ...

Git scraping is the name I’ve given a scraping technique that I’ve been experimenting with for a few years now. It’s really effective, and more people should use it. The internet is full of interesting data that changes over time. These changes can sometimes be more interesting than the underlying static data—The @nyt_diff Twitter account…

Extra steps we’re taking sooner than the 2020 US Election
Extra steps we’re taking sooner than the 202...

Twitter plays a critical role around the globe by empowering democratic conversation, driving civic participation, facilitating meaningful political debate, and enabling people to hold those in power accountable. But we know that this cannot be achieved unless the integrity of this critical dialogue on Twitter is protected from attempts — both foreign and domestic —…

The Tyranny of Structurelessness (1970)
The Tyranny of Structurelessness (1970)

    THE TYRANNY of STRUCTURELESSNESS by Jo Freeman aka Joreen The earliest version of this article was given as a talk at a conference called by the Southern Female Rights Union, held in Beulah, Mississippi in May 1970. It was written up for Notes from the Third Year (1971), but the editors did not…

Unfamiliar look suggests handwriting engages the mind bigger than typing
Unfamiliar look suggests handwriting engages the m...

TORONTO -- A new study out of Norway suggests that handwriting and drawing engages the brain far more than typing on a keyboard, after measuring the brain activity of children and young adults performing these tasks. The research, published this past summer in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, looked at a small sample size of…

The magic of mushrooms forces us to rethink what intelligence capability
The magic of mushrooms forces us to rethink what i...

Image: Biodiversity Heritage library/public domain One of biology’s enduring struggles since Darwin’s time has been to throw off the hierarchy in which all living things are judged by their proximity to the supposed pinnacle of evolution: humans. If we measure evolutionary success in terms of sheer biomass, bacteria outweigh all animals on Earth by a…

How Michael Stonebraker let SQL grew to commerce into the alternate same primitive
How Michael Stonebraker let SQL grew to commerce i...

The year was 1983. Larry Ellison, over at a tiny company called Oracle, was focused on the fallout of a buggy database product rewrite. In the rearview mirror, catching up quickly, was computer science professor and eventual database legend Michael Stonebraker.In his book, Softwar, author Matthew Symonds tells the story like so:Ellison was still not…

1000 Years Earlier than Darwin, Islamic Students Were Writing About Natural Replace
1000 Years Earlier than Darwin, Islamic Students W...

In the summer of 1837, Charles Darwin drew a rudimentary sketch in his notebook, lines of ink that branched out from another. This tree-like doodle would come to represent his theory of evolution by natural selection, a way to visualize how plants and animals adapt in response to their environments. On the top of the…

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