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Events went great today. Naval came by YC and dropped crazy truth bombs. Positive sum games only. wagmi
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Pray for me, have to emcee 4 hours of events today and I have a hacking cough
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It’s a funny thing when you go to an event and back to back people say “I’m sorry to see what they are doing to you.”
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I think it is possible more innovation can happen faster if you have the right communities. People meeting to accentuate the right values and accomplish things together they can’t do on their own. 1+1=3
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“The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” —Albert Camus
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In 2008 I showed up to Y Combinator Startup School to take photos of speakers and learn how to start a startup. I was an engineer and designer and had never started a company before. https://i.imgur.com/l97iEhm.jpg
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Ideas we believe can become self fulfilling prophecies if we take action to make them a reality. The same goes for ideas about people. This is one reason to be open and optimistic about meeting new people— any given person might be a friend or collaborator.
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How to Stand Out (without getting shot down) youtu.be/sDqiwmBDbug
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2022 YC Year in Review - There are now 316 alumni valued at over $150M - 80 are valued at over $1B - Total value of YC companies is over $600B Many thanks for an amazing year Geoff Ralston 🙏 https://www.ycombinator.com/blog/2022-yc-year-in-review
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Life is a gift. It’s never too late. Meaningful thread here for people of any stage who are stuck—Ask HN: Has anyone here turned around their life in their 40s? https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=34052201
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Linked to Farcaster and hope to bring more people here now that Twitter is in questionable shape https://blog.garrytan.com/about-me
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Damn that was a strange day. Too much power in one person’s hand is absolutely a thing.
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Don’t call it a comeback. I been here for years.
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The older you get, the wiser. But the richer you get, the more eccentric. You can see which compounding force wins in successful people— it becomes obvious over time.
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