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I used Clubhouse for the first time and enjoyed it way more than I thought I would - it's easy to see why the app is expected to be valued at $4 billion

A screenshot of a room in the Clubhouse app. Clubhouse/Insider Clubhouse is an invite-only, audio social media app featuring conversation rooms that users can tune into. It launched in March 2020 and has grown into a popular platform, reportedly valued at $4 billion. I tried it out and found why it was so successful during the pandemic, when people lacked community. See more stories on Insider's business page. Clubhouse is one of those things I've kept at arm's length for month...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Trends, Strategy, Social Media, Jp Morgan, Silicon Valley, Clubhouse, Marc Andreessen, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Tech Insider, Tiffany Haddish, Jaime Dimon, Katie Canales


I spent 4 hours on Clubhouse - this is what it's like on the buzzy, 1-year-old chat app expected to be valued at $4 billion

A screenshot of a room in the Clubhouse app. Clubhouse/Insider Clubhouse is an invite-only, audio social media app featuring conversation rooms that users can tune into. It launched in March 2020 and has grown into a popular platform, reportedly valued at $4 billion. I tried it out and found why it was so successful during the pandemic, when people lacked community. See more stories on Insider's business page. Clubhouse is one of those buzzy things I've kept at arm's length for...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Trends, Strategy, Social Media, Jp Morgan, Silicon Valley, Clubhouse, Marc Andreessen, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Tech Insider, Tiffany Haddish, Jaime Dimon, Katie Canales


Social platform veteran Sriram Krishnan is Andreessen Horowitz’s latest general partner

Today, Andreessen Horowitz founder Marc Andreessen announced that social media product veteran Sriram Krishnan will be joining the firm as their latest general partner. Krishnan, whose previous roles include stints at Snap, Facebook and Twitter, has gained a higher profile in recent weeks from his recurring audio show “The Good Time Show” on Clubhouse. His recent talk with Tesla CEO Elon Musk was something of a watershed moment for the audio chat platform driving plenty of new attention to the b...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Elon Musk, Social Media, Tech, Tesla, Ceo, Andreessen, Software, Venture Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Effect, Operating Systems, Clubhouse, Marc Andreessen, World Wide Web


Weekend reading: The alchemy of turning uncertainty into risk

What caught my eye this week. W hen we look back on lockdown in a few years’ time, we’ll each have different memories. For some of us the period will be marked by the loss of a loved one to Covid-19, or by commuting to essential work on near-empty roads and trains. But for a majority, these strange weeks will be reduced to a mental mood board made up of just a few memories. Chatting with friends and family on Zoom. The novelty of virtual drinks over video. Trying to teach the kids something ot...
Tags: Google, UK, Sweden, NYC, Boston, Marketing, US, Research, Bloomberg, Bbc, Atlantic, Who, Gordon Ramsay, Morgan Stanley, Michael Moore, Cnbc


Voices in AI – Episode 105: A Conversation with Andrew Busey

[voices_in_ai_byline] About this Episode On Episode 105 of Voices in AI, Byron speaks with Andrew Busey about the nature of intelligence and how we differentiate between artificial intelligence and ‘real’ intelligence. Listen to this episode or read the full transcript at www.VoicesinAI.com Transcript Excerpt Byron Reese: This is Voices in AI brought to you by GigaOm, I’m Byron Reese. Today my guest is Andrew Busey. He is a serial entrepreneur with a focus on building products. He created th...
Tags: Google, Blog, Seo, Artificial Intelligence, Egypt, Cern, Nvidia, Espn, Ai, Duke, Byron, Marc Andreessen, Penn, University Of Illinois, Wharton School, Duke University


Will Digital Turn Every Business Into a Service? (Thinks Out Loud Episode 235)

Looking to drive results for your business? Click here to learn more. As Marc Andreessen once said, software is eating the world. But what does that really mean for your business? Equally importantly, it begs the question, will digital turn every business into a service? The latest episode of Thinks Out Loud has some answers. Show notes as follows: Will Digital Turn Every Business Into a Service? (Thinks Out Loud Episode 235) – Headlines and Show Notes Wy Software is Eating the World Amazon ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Wikipedia, Seo, Expedia, Marc Andreessen, Mackie Onyx Blackjack USB, Tim Peter, Stephen Denny


How an agency adds value in an AI era

"May you live in interesting times."While seemingly a blessing, this saying to many is really a curse. For agencies, certainly, these are the most interesting of times, which has many agency execs cursing about how every aspect of the agency model is challenged.The challenge comes from the reality that marketing has been forever disrupted by technology. However, this is much bigger than just the agency business. In his now famous Wall Street Journal essay from August 2011, internet pioneer Marc ...
Tags: Advertising, Marc Andreessen, Rob Horler


Reddit $200 Million Redesign Plan Serves As Reminder for Businesses to Stay Relevant

Reddit reportedly raised $200 million in its latest investment round, bringing its total value to $1.8 billion. Among Other Things, Reddit Raised Funds for a Redesign The highly popular social news and discussion website is planning on using at least some of those funds to complete a redesign, according to Recode. The website appears archaic relative to other frequently accessed platforms. “We want Reddit to be more visually appealing, so when new users come to Reddit they have a better sense...
Tags: Sales, Social Media, New York Times, Peter Thiel, Reddit, Sam Altman, Ben Horowitz, Andreessen Horowitz, Jared Leto, Snoop Dogg, Steve Huffman, Marc Andreessen, Altman, Publisher Channel Content, Joshua Kushner, Andreessen Snoop Dogg


Why Tokens are Eating the World

The title of this post pays homage to Marc Andreessen’s epic post in 2012, “Why Software is Eating the World.” Marc made some very interesting observations in that seminal post where he succinctly forecasts much of what has transpired over the past half-decade. Software has been the leading driver of change in the world and the software giants such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, Salesforce and the like have only continued to grow in size and scale — leading much of the world into a new era and fo...
Tags: US, Sem, Bitcoin, Zimbabwe, Starbucks, Ethereum, CVC, Delaware, Blockchain, Marc Andreessen, Ico, Marc, Amazon Starbucks, Vinny Lingham, Balaji S Srinivasan, Eating The World


Marc Andreessen explains how self-driving cars could create a bunch of American jobs

Self-driving cars and trucks will cost millions of American jobs, right?  No, poses Marc Andreessen, the co-founder of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and early web pioneer. Speaking at the Code Conference at the Terrana Resort in California, Andreessen argued that self-driving cars will not only build productivity and save lives, but will drive many job-creating ancillary industries. The idea of automation stealing jobs — “It’s a fallacy,” Andreessen said (specifically citing the lump ...
Tags: Security, Technology, Jobs, California, Sem, Andreessen, Automation, Andreessen Horowitz, Marc Andreessen, Radio Show, Code Conference, Terrana Resort


'Will my kids learn to drive?' 'Will my kids learn to cook?'

I was listening to this podcast this morning - Marc Andreessen of Andreessen Horowitz interviewed about the future. It's a brilliant listen - Andreessen is very smart, and very well-read - at one point citing CP Snow - and ably defending the tech industry, Silicon Valley, and engineering as a way to make our futures better. At the end the interviewer asked if he thought his kids would learn to drive. Well he though, this six year old probably would, but his two year old. I completely s...
Tags: London, Advertising, Andreessen, Opinions, Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, Marc Andreessen, Dan


A chat with AI instructor Chris Mohritz

Christopher Mohritz is a lifelong entrepreneur and technologist with a number of successful businesses under his belt; bringing a unique blend of technology know-how coupled with creative thinking and business acumen to each of his projects. Since 2009, Chris has been building and leveraging artificial intelligence systems to cognify a wide range of business functions — marketing, sales, customer support and decision automation to name a few. And over the past five years, he has been building a...
Tags: Google, Elon Musk, Microsoft, San Francisco, Blog, Seo, Ford, Ibm Watson, Chevy, Ai, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Gigaom, Byron, Marc Andreessen, Chris


Marc Andreessen accused of conflict of interest based on private texts to Zuckerberg

A deposition at the Delaware Court of Chancery has unveiled a series of text messages exchanged between board member and Silicon Valley heavyweight Marc Andreessen and Zuckerberg, which display “stunning” disloyalty to investors The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, Trends, Social Media, Silicon Valley, Marc Andreessen, Zuckerberg, Text Messages, Delaware Court of Chancery, Marc Andreesen


The Marketing Paradoxes of Pokemon GO

Instead of just reposting the Ad Age article that I ran this week at the outset of the Pokemon Go craze, I'm sharing a substantially different version below. After several rounds of edits, my Ad Age piece, "A Marketer's Guide to Pokemon Go," is about 50% shorter. That probably makes it a better read, so I recommend you read it there, and share it there, and comment there about how it's one of the 50 best marketing-themed stories about Pokemon Go that you've read today. The column below is much ...
Tags: Google, Gaming, Games, Video Games, Marketing, Nintendo, Pokemon, Manhattan, Columns, Donald Trump, Marc Andreessen, Central Park, Niantic, Keebler, TIMO, Jason Evangelho


The Marketing Paradoxes of Pokemon GO

Instead of just reposting the Ad Age article that I ran this week at the outset of the Pokemon Go craze, I'm sharing a substantially different version below. After several rounds of edits, my Ad Age piece, "A Marketer's Guide to Pokemon Go," is about 50% shorter. That probably makes it a better read, so I recommend you read it there, and share it there, and comment there about how it's one of the 50 best marketing-themed stories about Pokemon Go that you've read today. The column below is muc...
Tags: Google, Gaming, Games, Video Games, Marketing, Nintendo, Pokemon, Manhattan, Columns, Donald Trump, Marc Andreessen, Central Park, Niantic, Keebler, TIMO, Jason Evangelho


Facebook’s 2016 Annual Meeting: Peter Thiel Remains on Board

Facebook’s 2016 annual meeting Monday was more intriguing than past gatherings due to uncertainty over Peter Thiel’s position on the board of directors and a proposal to create a new class of non-voting capital stock. But when all was said and done at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay in Redwood City, Calif., Monday afternoon, all of the votes went Facebook’s way. There had been some speculation about Thiel not being retained on the company’s board of directors following the news last month that he ...
Tags: Notes, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Board of Directors, Media, Seo, Shares, Compensation, Peter Thiel, Lawsuits, Stock, Sheryl Sandberg, Reed Hastings, Gawker Media, Publishers, Marc Andreessen


Everything You Need to Know About Facebook’s Q1 2016 Earnings Call

Facebook reported its first-quarter-2016 financial results Wednesday and announced a proposal to create a new class of stock in the company. Following are highlights from the social network’s financial results, details about the stock class proposal and highlights from the company’s earnings call, which was held Wednesday after market close. Financial results Facebook’s revenue reached $5.382 billion in the first quarter of 2016, up 52 percent from $3.543 billion in the year-ago period. Ad rev...
Tags: Photos, Notes, Videos, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Messenger, Board of Directors, Celebrities, Instagram, Friends, Seo, Shares, Sms, Whatsapp


What Facebook should learn from this ‘colonialism’ debacle

Facebook board member Marc Andreessen is under fire for raising the issue of colonialism after India shut down its Free Basics Internet service for violating Net neutrality. We break down the idea of colonialism and the Internet. The post What Facebook should learn from this ‘colonialism’ debacle appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Opinion, India, Social Media, Web, Features, Marc Andreessen, Mark Andreessen


Zuckerberg issues apology over board member Marc Andreessen's India comments

Mark Zuckerberg has taken to Facebook to issue an official apology regarding board member Marc Andreessen's comments about India's ban on Free Basics. Zuckerberg described the statements as "deeply upsetting." The post Zuckerberg issues apology over board member Marc Andreessen's India comments appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Net Neutrality, India, Social Media, Controversy, Marc Andreessen, Zuckerberg, Free Basics


Want to boost Twitter's stock price and make some money? Tweet about it

Investors could be taking advantage of spikes in Twitter’s stock price – driven by viral rumours on the social media platform that it is about to be acquiredAnother week, another Twitter acquisition rumor – and another spike in the company’s stock. The latest rumor came through the reputable Silicon Valley trade publication the Information, which claimed that Marc Andreessen, billionaire venture capitalist and active tweeter, would be buying Twitter along with the private equity group Silverlake...
Tags: Twitter, Business, Technology, Internet, Social Media, Regulators, US markets, Silicon Valley, Securities And Exchange Commission, Marc Andreessen, Silverlake Twitter



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