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Hacker Noon with David Smooke

The New York Times makes most of its money off of subscriptions. Facebook makes its money off of native advertising. Hacker News is funded by Y-Combinator. Each of these business models

Engineering Values with Lynne Tye

The values system of a company guides the actions of the engineers who work at that company. Some companies value open communication and a flat organization where anybody can talk to

Legal Technology with Justin Kan

Imagine that you are a lawyer. Your work involves managing files with dense, technical text. Your co-workers collaborate with you to accomplish a complex goal that can be broken down

Early Investments with Semil Shah

An engineer who wants to start a business using investment capital needs to understand the expectations of investors. The market for the business needs to be huge. The team needs to have

Parlaying Failure to Fortune with Paul Martino

In 2003, Paul Martino co-founded Tribe.net, one of the earliest social networking sites.  Tribe had significant traction, with hundreds of thousands of users. In the early 2000s,