Monday, February 23, 2009

News & Links List

"Start Up the Risk-Takers" by Thomas Friedman
Now Friedman says let them burn. Well, at least someone from the Left is calling for the bankruptcy of GM. He's proposing to take the $20 billion and give it to VCs? Sounds like he's pro-Schumpeter to me :)

"A Stimulus Plan For Venture Capital? No Thanks." by Fred Wilson
Great response to Thomas Friedman's oped.

"Just Say No to a VC Bailout" by Bill Gurley

"See you at DEMO ‘09: Contest for free tickets!" VentureBeat

"VentureBeat partners with DEMO" VentureBeat

"Why the crisis hasn’t shaken the cost of capital" The McKinsey Quarterly

"How Japanese Newspapers are Trying to Save Themselves" ReadWriteWeb

"Why I hate Facebook" BusinessWeek's Paul La Monica

"Baby Boomers, Luddites? Not So Fast" NYTimes

"A World Transformed: What Are the Top 30 Innovations of the Last 30 Years?" Knowledge@Wharton

"Laissez-Faire Capitalism Has Failed" by Nouriel Roubini

"Why the White House's Embrace of Drupal Matters" techPresident
My old software company, GoingOn, was built off the Drupal platform.

"Silence Of The Valley Obamacons" by Forbes' Rich Karlgaard

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