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  • Marc Andreessen Champions Innovation Through Trial and Error, And Error, And Pets.com

    Marc Andreessen Champions Innovation Through Trial and Error, And Error, And Pets.com

    This evening at Andreessen Horowitz‘s offices in Menlo Park, founding partner Marc Andreessen sat down with William Janeway, recent author, to discuss “Capitalism in the Innovation Economy.” Janeway is a well-known investor, and theorist in the investment and software world. It’s a very small event, but the conversation is lively. It’s Q&A style, and Andreessen… Read More

  • From Diapers To Pets, Amazon's Quidsi Introduces Wag.com

    From Diapers To Pets, Amazon's Quidsi Introduces Wag.com

    Everything comes around. A decade after the Pets.com sock puppet became the symbol of overreaching Internet startups, Amazon-owned Quidsi is launching an online pets supply store today called Wag.com. But before you dismiss this as yet another sign of the bubble, consider how much things have changed in the past ten years. People are now very used to shopping online, and if the price is… Read More

  • It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad App World

    It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad App World

    Editor’s note: Contributor Jon Evans is an author and software engineer. He hails from the Great White North, but we let him write here anyway. Report from the app-development trenches: it’s gettin’ kinda crazy out there. I’ve lost track of how many NDAs I’ve signed this year from people with app ideas. Old coworkers and previous clients have deluged me with so… Read More