Union Square Ventures www.usv.com en-US hourly 1 A Trading Algo Speaks http://usv.com/posts/a-trading-algo-speaks 2014-04-16 22:41:59.720000 @pointsnfigures http://usv.com/posts/a-trading-algo-speaks http://pointsandfigures.com/2013/11/21/algo-speaks/

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(total humor and timely now that the Michael Lewis book is out)]]>
Context Matters! Lesson Learned from YouTube's Recommended Videos http://usv.com/posts/context-matters-lesson-learned-from-youtubes-recommended-videos 2014-04-16 22:26:58.434000 @hunterwalk http://usv.com/posts/context-matters-lesson-learned-from-youtubes-recommended-videos http://hunterwalk.com/2014/04/16/context-matters-lessons-learned-from-youtube-personalized-recommendations-and-why-this-matters-for-twitter/

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It Wasn't a Crisis, It Was a Systemic Run-And Our Response Incorrect http://usv.com/posts/it-wasnt-a-crisis-it-was-a-systemic-run-and-our-response-incorrect 2014-04-16 21:49:52.537000 @pointsnfigures http://usv.com/posts/it-wasnt-a-crisis-it-was-a-systemic-run-and-our-response-incorrect http://faculty.chicagobooth.edu/john.cochrane/research/papers/run_free.pdf

@pointsnfigures:

 Most deeply, "liquidity" no longer requires that people hold a large inventory of fixed-value, pay-on-demand, and hence run-prone securities. With today's technology, you could buy a cup of coffee by swiping a card or tapping a cell phone, selling two dollars and fifty cents of an S&P 500 fund, and crediting the coffee seller's two dollars and fifty cents mortgage-backed security fund. If money (reserves) are involved at all—if the transaction is not simply netted among intermediaries—reserves ...]]>
Sorry about the double post http://usv.com/posts/ip-primer-for-startups-alleywatch-1 2014-04-16 16:35:28.175000 @RezaC1 http://usv.com/posts/ip-primer-for-startups-alleywatch-1

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This double posted for some reason.]]>
IP Primer for Startups - AlleyWatch http://usv.com/posts/ip-primer-for-startups-alleywatch 2014-04-16 16:35:27.924000 @RezaC1 http://usv.com/posts/ip-primer-for-startups-alleywatch http://www.alleywatch.com/2014/04/ip-primer-for-startups/

@RezaC1:

Let me guess: You have an idea for a startup. It’s an awesome plan for a lightweight, agile SaaS killer app that could scale to 1 million users in 6 months. Or maybe it’s some fancy new spring-loaded, arduino-infused wearable that’ll be more ubiquitous than the iPhone. Either way let me also hazard a guess that you’re worried about someone taking your idea and running with it, so you feel like you need some intellectual property protection.]]>
The Power Of An Unbiased, Agenda-Less Observer http://usv.com/posts/the-power-of-an-unbiased-agenda-less-observer 2014-04-16 16:14:15.030000 @patrickjmorris http://usv.com/posts/the-power-of-an-unbiased-agenda-less-observer http://tomtunguz.com/agendaless-observer/

@patrickjmorris:

Great post by Tom Tunguz on his management coach. I used to have a similar person in my life, and the benefits are really great.]]>
Ethereum: Freenet or Skynet? http://usv.com/posts/ethereum-freenet-or-skynet 2014-04-16 14:50:46.427000 @schlaf http://usv.com/posts/ethereum-freenet-or-skynet https://cyber.law.harvard.edu/interactive/events/luncheons/2014/04/primavera

@schlaf:

In this talk Primavera De Filippi -- Berkman fellow and postdoctoral researcher at the CERSA/CNRS/Université Paris II -- explores the dangers and opportunities of Ethereum.]]>
Coverity finds open source software quality better than proprietary code http://usv.com/posts/coverity-finds-open-source-software-quality-better-than-proprietary-code 2014-04-16 14:50:16.538000 @sjvn http://usv.com/posts/coverity-finds-open-source-software-quality-better-than-proprietary-code http://www.zdnet.com/coverity-finds-open-source-software-quality-better-than-proprietary-code-7000028514/

@sjvn:

Coverity, a company specializing in software quality and security testing solutions, finds that open source programs tend to have fewer errors than proprietary programs.]]>
A rant-y personal opinion: I hate when people say “Product Guy.” http://usv.com/posts/a-rant-y-personal-opinion-i-hate-when-people-say-product-guy 2014-04-16 13:15:04.671000 @AnujAdhiya http://usv.com/posts/a-rant-y-personal-opinion-i-hate-when-people-say-product-guy http://blog.ellenchisa.com/2014/02/27/a-rant-y-personal-opinion-i-hate-when-people-say-product-guy/?utm_source=USVconversation&utm_medium=Anuj+Adhiya&utm_campaign=Anuj+Adhiya

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