Paul Graham

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If your world has lots of early adopters, you'll have lots of startups making things for you, and if it doesn't, you won't.

1 day ago

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I've now met several companies with 20 years' runway, because they raised giant rounds when valuations were crazy a year ago, but haven't hired much. Never saw that before.

about 2 months ago

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Number of the top 25 women's outdoor shotput results achieved before the introduction of random drug testing in 1989: 25.

about 2 months ago

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Had dinner with Daniel Gackle, who agreed that Japanese food must be his favorite cuisine after conceding that he couldn't imagine it losing in a pairwise comparison with any other. t.co/02w2SSmkNL

about 2 months ago

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Talking to founders in person is way more effective than talking to them via Zoom. @APatelThompson hypothesized (during in-person office hours) that it's because Zoom calls are "transactional." They're not as good for far-ranging speculative discussions.

about 2 months ago

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