Dr. Bob Wachter at the University of California, San Francisco, has had a front-row seat to the coronavirus pandemic. Most days he sets aside at least two hours to keep his Twitter followers up-to-date.
Ethan KurzweilGrateful to have a reliable source of local COVID information via the chronicles of @Bob_Wachter (a nightly must-read) and others from the medical profession combatting the spread of misinformation online - documented nicely by @WSJ (@georgia_wells)
An investigation into Zoomd, Zoomi, Zoomy and Zoomies. Also, Zoomin. And Zoomvy and Zoomly. And …
Ethan Kurzweil222 tabs, @eringriffith ??? As a champion at Internet wormholes, I'm impressed and am now inspired to go down a rabbit hole as deeply as you did here into the land of fast-sounding startups. Boom.
Even before the COVID-19 shutdown, venture funding rounds and total deal volume of VC funding for esports were down noticeably from the year prior. The space received a lot of attention in 2017 and 2018 as leagues formed, teams raised money and...
Ethan KurzweilCalling all gaming/eSports founders, our gaming practice is in high gear right now. We chat w/ @epeckham@TechCrunch on the areas we're focusing on in 2020. tldr: data, social/identity, betting, digital assets, mobile studios
Detailed thread below...
Pinpoint's engineering operations dashboard analyzes activity across tools used to build software to understand how a team’s work is getting done and help engineers identify what needs attention, resolve bottlenecks, mitigate risk, and plan more...
If you’re a founder building a business during these uncertain times, you probably have one question on your mind: How will we get through this?
Join Byron Deeter and Jeremy Levine from Bessemer Venture Partners as they bring together three...
We’ve always hoped that our digital tools would create connections, not conflict. We have a chance to make it happen.
Ethan KurzweilCouldn't agree more with this @kevinroose piece on the Internet showing itself as a force for good, bridging the forced social divide that suddenly confronts us. Hopefully this shifts the narrative going forward and it ultimately becomes self-fulfilling.
The New York Times reporter on influencer culture, the latest meme trends and her "stupid" optimism.
Ethan KurzweilFantastic interview by @the_caret of my favorite reporter @TaylorLorenz - she's broken so many of the best culture scoops and always communicates them in an accessible way. Interesting to learn about how she does it.
Partner Kent Bennett explains how to build the next big consumer business.
Ethan KurzweilIn full color, ladies and gentlemen - Bessemer's @kentbennett on Consumer EARTHQUAKES. Worth watching both for informativeness and humor value! bvp.com/atlas/consumer…
New game: submit your favorite Kent facial expression in the thread below.