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Vinod Khosla
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How EBITDA Is Killing Enterprise Tech Innovation | WIRED wrd.cm/1qX2gSx
Vatican Signals More Tolerance; Great to see the church focus on critical things & be progressive; Stem cells next? nyti.ms/1tprOiP
Social & emotional learning robot? AiBrain bit.ly/1ymZT4d
RT @vkhosla: 62k stu school district eliminating paper textbooks switch to free @cK12 Flexbooks; why not Ca? #vted? bit.ly/1o3p60p
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I can't explain the joy each time I've freed a child - Nobel winner Satyarthi; Inspiring on what really matters reut.rs/1ss6Crb
The Nobel's noble battle ; inspiring to see people with a mission & Nobel's great selections bbc.in/1EIaFUn
Arrests reveal debate about costs and benefits of proton therapy bit.ly/1xzpHab
“Ultimately, the team you build is the company you build.” @vkhosla
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62k stu school district eliminating paper textbooks when science classes switch to free @cK12 Flexbooks; why not Ca? bit.ly/1o3p60p
Teachers adapted lessons to the textbooks publishers produced can now adapt their @cK12 FlexBooks to their curriculum bit.ly/1o3p60p
62k student school district eliminating paper textbooks when science classes switch to CK12 Flexbooks saving money bit.ly/1o3p60p
Veggie burgers with "plant blood!"“Livestock is an antiquated technology!" This story is amazing! RT @EvelynRusli online.wsj.com/articles/the-s…
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appetite for risk+courage of one’s convictions waivers around unfamiliar technologies esp. if it is out of fashion @elonmusk @vkhosla
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Imagine flat lights that look like a sheet of wallpaper, lighted fabrics, 3D-printed lights, lights w/ IP addresses @vkhosla @Soraainc
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The resource-rich lifestyle 700 million people enjoy is one for which 7 billion people are still striving @vkhosla @Soraainc @TechCrunch
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Entrepreneurship is the only necessary if not sufficient response to meet the global population’s desires for a better life @vkhosla
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LEDs will undoubtedly light the future: 1/4 of world electricity consumption is used for lighting purposes @vkhosla @Soraainc @TechCrunch
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other notable entrepreneurs working on world-changing sustainable energy efforts went through similar turbulence to secure funding @elonmusk
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nearly failed multiple times for lack of funding and required many bridge financing rounds+short-term payroll patches+personal loans
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GaN on GaN requires 80% less CAPEX and 80%less material to produce the same amount of light as a conventional LED @Soraainc @vkhosla
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In the Silicon Valley tradition, @Soraainc defied conventional wisdom that its tech was too expensive & impractical @vkhosla @TechCrunch
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True innovation is hard; even the Nobel Prize cmte recognizes that Shuji & partners, “succeeded where everyone else had failed.” @vkhosla
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Most of Silicon Valley has turned its back on the groundbreaking research required to ultimately transform how people live @vkhosla
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Could A Nobel Prize-Winning Innovation Have Almost Been Overlooked By Silicon Valley? tcrn.ch/ZeneFW by @vkhosla
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Shuji: a role model for scientists and entrepreneurs alike @vkhosla @Soraainc #nobelprize2014
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only technology and innovation like that from Shuji and @Soraainc will let us stave off climate change @vkhosla #nobelprize2014
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Shuji on what's different between the U.S. and Japan, "in Japan there are no venture capitalists like @vkhosla" @Soraainc #nobelprize2014
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The Secret of These New Veggie Burgers: Plant Blood - WSJ on.wsj.com/1sfHNxR
Impossible Foods, the fake meat startup that stealthily raised $75 m, discloses it's secret sauce: plant "blood" online.wsj.com/articles/the-s…
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Thync To Change Your Mood With Ultrasound; vibes of the future to come? Will see more SW replace chemicals/drugs tcrn.ch/1oQHWma
The future of neuroscience+consumer electronics: @thync lets ppl call up their focus+calm+creativity when needed buswk.co/1t2EBYd
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Your body doesn't care about timezones - a deep dive into bedtimes by the @Jawbone data team: jawbone.com/blog/circadian… pic.twitter.com/cyJqkljOGa
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"They triggered a transformation of lighting....they succeeded where everyone else failed." -- Nobel Prize committee on.wsj.com/1vOsGKj
Nobel-Winning Scientist Was Japanese Salaryman Who Fought Employer - Japan Real Time - WSJ on.wsj.com/1vOsGKj
nyti.ms/1qahWlf Even Nobel Prize discoverer Shuji @Soraa had trouble surviving funding crunch in Cleantech. Glad they are doing well!
In just 20 yrs the invention has revolutionized lighting. LED gives 20X the light of a incandescent for same energy nyti.ms/1qahWlf
Excited to be associated with Shuji & Soraa team @nytimes: Shuji Nakamura & 2 others Awarded Nobel Prize in Physics nyti.ms/1vMbtBo
Energy-Saving LED Lights Win Nobel Physics Prize - Exciting to see one of our founders at Soraa win the Prize! bloom.bg/1vNn82Q
“software helps researchers decide what they should be looking for” econ.st/1n40WC8
bit.ly/1oELSGq - Great blog by @phineasb on soon to be college grads and job recruitment. #UnoccupyWallstreet. cc: @vkhosla
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Money: Is It the New Digital Divide?: Video - Bloomberg bloom.bg/1wQ7S6p
Much interstng stuff around quantif of phenotype in updated @vkhosla white paper: khoslaventures.com/20-percent-doc…; key 2collide w/NGS, EMR; @dnanexus
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@principalspage: "You don't do extraordinary things by attempting ordinary things." - @vkhosla#aussieED
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Deaths from police shootings (latest available year) US 409 Germany 8 Britain 0 Japan 0 economist.com/news/united-st… pic.twitter.com/RYU5guAD98
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Spendthrift startups will "vaporize" - I agree with Marc A & Fred Wilson cnnmon.ie/1xpzfar
Avoiding risks of failure: gene pool engineer the team for your risks bit.ly/1roAKkv
Failure reasons; things you can change: iteration of product, frugality, awesome gene pool of team, execution team bit.ly/ZWUYbQ
"Google's greatest strength may be the luxury of failure" – WSJ bit.ly/1pvVhiN