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The FBI used to recommend encryption. Now they want to ban it | Trevor Timm

theguardian.com – Trevor Timm – Mar 28, 5:26 AM – The FBI wants to make us all less safe. At least that's the implication from FBI director Jim Comey's push to ban unbreakable encryption and deliberately weaken everyone's security. And it's past time that the White House makes its position clear…
Jonathan Abrams RT @trevortimm: The only thing more disastrous than the FBI chief's plan to ban encryption is the panel in Congress who oversees him. t.co/VCLGRyzvJG
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A Dozen Things I've Learned from Startup L. Jackson About Venture Capital Investing and Startups

25iq – trengriffin – Mar 28, 3:50 AM – There has been a lot of speculation about the identity of Startup L. Jackson. One theory is that “he” is actually composed of machine learning algorithms and a database of the insight of a few well-known venture capitalists. Evidence…
Kirill Soshalsky Top story: A Dozen Things I've Learned from Startup L. Jackson About Venture Ca t.co/ca1wszajQy, see more t.co/QPnKRRcdQv
500 Startups RT @davemcclure: 25iq: A Dozen Things I've Learned from @StartupLJackson About Venture Capital Investing and Startups t.co/OSUmqWAWmK cc @500startups
Jason Evanish RT @davemcclure: 25iq: A Dozen Things I've Learned from @StartupLJackson About Venture Capital Investing and Startups t.co/OSUmqWAWmK cc @500startups
Ty Danco RT @davemcclure: 25iq: A Dozen Things I've Learned from @StartupLJackson About Venture Capital Investing and Startups t.co/OSUmqWAWmK cc @500startups
Dave McClure 25iq: A Dozen Things I've Learned from @StartupLJackson About Venture Capital Investing and Startups t.co/OSUmqWAWmK cc @500startups
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Career Decisions

Elad Blog Elad Gil (@eladgil) – Mar 26 – Whenever you make a decision on what step to take next in your career[1], I think it is worth considering the following factors. Depending on your stage of life or career, different factors become more or less important[2]. I view this as the most…
Sachin Rekhi Great advice from @eladgil on making career decisions in tech t.co/51rOshWtQg
Xavier Damman Career Decisions: optimize for network (with whom will you able to build relationships) and market potential. t.co/hosWNWvItI
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Angie's List Cancels $40 Million 1000 Jobs Indiana Expansion Over Anti-Gay 'Religious Freedom' Law

thenewcivilrightsmovement.com – David Badash – In modern times, how many in America have ever been sacked from their job, kicked out of home, disinherited by their family, shunned by their peers, expelled from their school, bashed, killed or imprisoned by their government or refused service…
Dan RT @davemcclure: Angie's List Cancels $40M 1000 Jobs Indiana Expansion Over Anti-Gay 'Religious Freedom' Law t.co/KyORPECFsC #consequencesareabitch
Manu Kumar RT @davemcclure: Angie's List Cancels $40M 1000 Jobs Indiana Expansion Over Anti-Gay 'Religious Freedom' Law t.co/KyORPECFsC #consequencesareabitch
Robert Stephens RT @davemcclure: Angie's List Cancels $40M 1000 Jobs Indiana Expansion Over Anti-Gay 'Religious Freedom' Law t.co/KyORPECFsC #consequencesareabitch
Karen Wickre RT @teresaeyring: Angie's List Cancels $40 Million 1000 Jobs Indiana Expansion Over Anti-Gay 'Religious Freedom' Law t.co/2dq3ypy46p
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Stanford offers admission to 2,144 students, expands financial aid program

news.stanford.edu – Mar 27 – Stanford has extended undergraduate admission offers to the Class of 2019 and announced an increase in financial aid. Now, parents with annual family incomes below $125,000 and typical assets will be expected to pay no Stanford tuition. Stanford…
Hacker News Parents with annual family incomes below $125,000 will pay no tuition t.co/axfOwnFc8b
Sachin Agarwal RT @Stanford: Under a new policy, parents with annual family incomes below $125,000 and typical assets will pay no tuition: t.co/2PENe07UQh
Hacker News 20 Stanford Parents with annual family incomes below $125,000 will pay t.co/Cju08Dq5zY (t.co/ky7MtQOxYx)
Hacker News YC Stanford - Parents with annual family incomes below $125,000 will pay no tuition t.co/SFbtsp95NQ (cmts t.co/1I5JVPIa5V)
Nick Craver RT @Stanford: Under a new policy, parents with annual family incomes below $125,000 and typical assets will pay no tuition: t.co/2PENe07UQh
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Facebook hosting doesn't change things, the world already changed

eugenewei.com – Eugene Wei – Mar 27 – Like any industry, the media loves a bit of navel-gazing (what is the origin of this phrase, because I don't enjoy staring at my own navel; maybe mirror-preening instead?). When Facebook announced they were offering to host content from media sites…
Mathew Ingram RT @margarita: TLDR: all those things you're worried is happening with publishing and news? It's already happened. Make better stuff t.co/n9BGG40z7o
Ken Blom RT @eugenewei: The media shouldn't stress about letting Facebook host their content. They should focus on making the content better: t.co/rnCjEqql9j
Mathew Ingram "I'm happy when services like Flipboard or Facebook transform content into a more friendly reading experience" t.co/dVtrkYQFb5
Mathew Ingram "Whether media sites allow Facebook to host their content won't meaningfully change things one way or the other" t.co/dVtrkYQFb5
Mathew Ingram RT @JasonHirschhorn: Facebook hosting doesn't change things, the world already changed (Eugene Wei - @eugenewei) t.co/RwVTGkqTev good take.
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Scientists Report Finding Reliable Way to Teleport Data

nytimes.com John Markoff (@markoff) – May 29, 2014 – Scientists in the Netherlands have moved a step closer to overriding one of Albert Einstein's most famous objections to the implications of quantum mechanics, which he described as “ spooky action at a distance.” In a paper published…
Vivek Wadhwa .@sneakin they say they are going to do this at 1 KM. t.co/bbB4woruTM --to me, it's mind blowing.
Justin Hendrix "There is a big race going on ... to prove Einstein wrong" Scientists Report Finding Reliable Way to Teleport Data t.co/v0t0Ve5CR2
Vivek Wadhwa Scientists Report Finding Reliable Way to Teleport Data t.co/HDlNXlCUkQ >No way do I ever want my atoms beamed anywhere!
Kent Lindstrom the android? "Scientists Report Finding Reliable Way to Teleport Data t.co/68CNzpTadU via @nuzzel by @markoff thanks @kimmaicutler
Fuego Scientists Report Finding Reliable Way to Teleport Data t.co/7rDh9dVReA via @cdixon
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What Silicon Valley Learned From the Kleiner Perkins Case

nytimes.com Claire Cain Miller (@clairecm) – Mar 27 – Kleiner Perkins's victory Friday in the gender discrimination suit brought by Ellen Pao could be seen as an affirmation of the Silicon Valley old boys club. But venture capitalists had said that the trial had already put the tech industry on…
Sean Percival So many dumb things said here and concerning history at Benchmark t.co/bh37wQlyI3 t.co/AYWqG4HvrT
Selena Larson RT @katelosse: @katelosse Kleiner took the risk & look what happened Kleiner took the risk & look Kleiner took the risk t.co/ApP3vKXOgs
rachelsklar RT @katelosse: @katelosse Kleiner took the risk & look what happened Kleiner took the risk & look Kleiner took the risk t.co/ApP3vKXOgs
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Tech Executives Pressure Indiana After Passage of Controversial Law

bits.blogs.nytimes.com Quentin Hardy (@qhardy) – Mar 27 – The tech industry is applying its economic muscle well outside of Silicon Valley. On Thursday, Marc Benioff, the chief executive of Salesforce.com, announced he would cancel all company events in Indiana, following passage of law that many in the…
Marc Benioff RT @nytimes: Tech executives pressure Indiana after passage of controversial law t.co/q6LWt8ePlC
Kelsey Falter Have such a terrible taste in my mouth re: Indiana bill. Such a terribly slippery slope. t.co/keYHkTT1AL
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The Shut-In Economy

Medium – Lauren Smiley – Mar 25, 10:46 AM – Angel the concierge stands behind a lobby desk at a luxe apartment building in downtown San Francisco, and describes the residents of this imperial, 37-story tower. “Ubers, Squares, a few Twitters,” she says. “A lot of…
Mathew Ingram Agreed RT @fmanjoo: This place that claims delivery start-ups will turn us into 'shut-ins' is nuts. t.co/Qldcq2cbqE
Farhad Manjoo This place that claims delivery start-ups will turn us into 'shut-ins' is nuts. t.co/rVSE51Bu6G
Ken Yeung The on-demand world isn't about sharing at all. It's about being served. This is an economy of shut-ins. t.co/OxMmjMhV1u
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The Real Precedent in the Ellen Pao Case Happened Out of Court

recode.net – Mar 28, 8:23 AM – “Is this the trial of the century?” asked Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal each time I went on his radio show to discuss Ellen Pao's gender discrimination and retaliation lawsuit against her former employer Kleiner Perkins. I wasn't sure how…
Kirill Soshalsky Top story: The Real Precedent in the Ellen Pao Case Happened Out of Court | Re/ t.co/GlRYeJzmRq, see more t.co/QPnKRRcdQv
Christopher Mims Did the Ellen Pao trial reveal that Venture Capital itself needs to be disrupted? t.co/kRVdfsgVZj t.co/wGYpXyIJ1Q
Tim Carmody RT @NellieBowles: "A regular new column for Re/code about innovation and the impact of technology" coming soon from @lizgannes t.co/7ti8TasuJK
Mathew Ingram Woot! MT @NellieBowles: "A new column about innovation and the impact of technology" coming soon from @lizgannes t.co/qkL1nsS9HU
John Lilly "The Real Precedent in the Ellen Pao Case Happened Out of Court | Re/code" #feedly t.co/EdpJgj7kU9
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