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INFLECTION News - Uncut Gems Was Trash / Botnet / Engineering Marketing Success

INFLECTION News - Uncut Gems Was Trash / Botnet / Engineering Marketing Success
By Frank Denbow • Issue #30 • View online

Startup Showcase
Botnet is a social network simulator. You’re the only human along with a million bots who are obsessed with you.
This started as a fun thought experiment around how can we use bots for good? What if there are always people to talk to and share opinions with? Maybe the world would feel less lonely (albeit simulated).
By Billy Chasen (Founder of TurntableFM, Chartbeat, Betaworks)
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News & Commentary
Debt is Coming – alexdanco.com
Meet MLH's Top 50 Hackers of 2020
Top Tweets
Del Johnson
.@chamath is on point re: the general trend. People who give up their principles, whatever they are, for short-term gain aren't just standing on shaky moral grounds, they are engaging in an inability to see the future. Aligned values will come to play an increasingly vital role. https://t.co/lkEy2yFHQ2
Lolita Taub
🎉Congrats to the 50 women partners!

😔Saddened bc "underrepresented women of color were largely not part of the 2019 list." Only 1 black woman was named partner - 0 Latinx.

What can you do to help w/VC gender equity? Lend your privilege, sponsor, hire + invest in us! https://t.co/6ZJrAJzBJ2
Gonz
Why is “having paying customers” not an option? 🤷🏻‍♂️ https://t.co/Jng0CpWLU3
Alex Wolf
uncut gems was literally trash
Tactical Guides
Patrick McKenzie - How to Engineer Marketing Success - MicroConf 2012 on Vimeo
Introductions and the “forward intro email” - Also by Roy Bahat
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