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Will Helium finally make IoT a reality?

Remember when the “Internet of Things” (IoT) was all the rage? The concept was simple: we would put sensors on every physical object imaginable, turning objects from “dumb” to “smart.” But here we are in 2021, still waiting for the IoT revolution to happen. Could Helium be the blockchain that makes this pipe dream a reality?

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The Brilliance of Binance

Binance became the world’s large crypto exchange almost overnight. Here is the backstory for how it all happened.

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The past and current state of education in India

Half of India’s 1 billion population (~500 million) are in the 5 to 24 age bracket, and over 27% of the population is under the age of 14. No country has more young people. However, India's education system had not been able to keep up, until now.

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Is the future of work remote? I don't buy it.

Remote work is on the rise. Once an obscure topic, this paradigm has now entered the mainstream. And it’s creating a growing divide in the way we get things done. On one side, we have staunch supporters who seem to be poetic about the benefits remote work offers. And...

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Some things never get easier

Practice makes perfect, right?Most things in life get easier with experience. Take lifting weights or running, for example. With a little dedication and practice, anyone can become better at these activities. But some things in life aren’t meant to be easy.

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Junior hires are not worth it

One night, I was having dinner with one of my investors. And he said something that has stuck with me since: Founders should fire themselves from as many jobs as possible. At the time, I couldn’t have agreed more. After all, as a founder, your job isn’t to be Superman. You can’t do everything on your own.

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Why I left the best job in the world

Today was my last day at Andreessen Horowitz. I feel deeply fortunate to have worked with some of the smartest people in technology — people like Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz and Chris Dixon among others — and to have learned so much from them while serving the a16z mission of helping entrepreneurs reach their dreams. So why am I leaving?

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