Like Theranos, Voodoo Innovation is the common practice of abundant ideas, future work to be done, secrets that must not be shared, and scarce execution. It is the cult for make-believe entrepreneurs.
Low-conviction partners are poisonous because innovation doesn’t happen through general motion.
One of its best-known investors thinks Silicon Valley is soft.
Churchill’s speech on Christmas Eve 1941
Benchmark invested $27 million in Uber. Its stake is now worth $8 billion.
Years ago, I heard wonderful, to-the-core career and life advice: when you’re young, live in the most exciting place in the world
The least interesting thing about Silicon Valley is its name.
For now, the American defense industry will find Chinese AI most troubling.