Essays

Female Founders
How to Raise Money
Founders' Accents
Investor Herd Dynamics
How to Convince Investors
Do Things that Don't Scale
Startup Investing Trends
How to Get Startup Ideas
The Hardware Renaissance
Startup = Growth
Black Swan Farming
The Top of My Todo List
Writing and Speaking
Defining Property
Frighteningly Ambitious Startup Ideas
A Word to the Resourceful
Schlep Blindness
Snapshot: Viaweb, June 1998
Why Startup Hubs Work
The Patent Pledge
Subject: Airbnb
Founder Control
Tablets
What We Look for in Founders
The New Funding Landscape
Where to See Silicon Valley
High Resolution Fundraising
What Happened to Yahoo
The Future of Startup Funding
The Acceleration of Addictiveness
The Top Idea in Your Mind
How to Lose Time and Money
Organic Startup Ideas
Apple's Mistake
What Startups Are Really Like
Persuade xor Discover
Post-Medium Publishing
The List of N Things
The Anatomy of Determination
What Kate Saw in Silicon Valley
The Trouble with the Segway
Ramen Profitable
Maker's Schedule, Manager's Schedule
A Local Revolution?
Why Twitter is a Big Deal
The Founder Visa
Five Founders
Relentlessly Resourceful
How to Be an Angel Investor
Why TV Lost
Can You Buy a Silicon Valley? Maybe.
What I've Learned from Hacker News
Startups in 13 Sentences
Keep Your Identity Small
After Credentials
Could VC be a Casualty of the Recession?
The High-Res Society
The Other Half of "Artists Ship"
Why to Start a Startup in a Bad Economy
A Fundraising Survival Guide
The Pooled-Risk Company Management Company
Cities and Ambition
Disconnecting Distraction
Lies We Tell Kids
Be Good
Why There Aren't More Googles
Some Heroes
How to Disagree
You Weren't Meant to Have a Boss
A New Venture Animal
Trolls
Six Principles for Making New Things
Why to Move to a Startup Hub
The Future of Web Startups
How to Do Philosophy
News from the Front
How Not to Die
Holding a Program in One's Head
Stuff
The Equity Equation
An Alternative Theory of Unions
The Hacker's Guide to Investors
Two Kinds of Judgement
Microsoft is Dead
Why to Not Not Start a Startup
Is It Worth Being Wise?
Learning from Founders
How Art Can Be Good
The 18 Mistakes That Kill Startups
A Student's Guide to Startups
How to Present to Investors
Copy What You Like
The Island Test
The Power of the Marginal
Why Startups Condense in America
How to Be Silicon Valley
The Hardest Lessons for Startups to Learn
See Randomness
Are Software Patents Evil?
6,631,372
Why YC
How to Do What You Love
Good and Bad Procrastination
Web 2.0
How to Fund a Startup
The Venture Capital Squeeze
Ideas for Startups
What I Did this Summer
Inequality and Risk
After the Ladder
What Business Can Learn from Open Source
Hiring is Obsolete
The Submarine
Why Smart People Have Bad Ideas
Return of the Mac
Writing, Briefly
Undergraduation
A Unified Theory of VC Suckage
How to Start a Startup
What You'll Wish You'd Known
Made in USA
It's Charisma, Stupid
Bradley's Ghost
A Version 1.0
What the Bubble Got Right
The Age of the Essay
The Python Paradox
Great Hackers
Mind the Gap
How to Make Wealth
The Word "Hacker"
What You Can't Say
Filters that Fight Back
Hackers and Painters
If Lisp is So Great
The Hundred-Year Language
Why Nerds are Unpopular
Better Bayesian Filtering
Design and Research
A Plan for Spam
Revenge of the Nerds
Succinctness is Power
What Languages Fix
Taste for Makers
Why Arc Isn't Especially Object-Oriented
What Made Lisp Different
The Other Road Ahead
The Roots of Lisp
Five Questions about Language Design
Being Popular
Java's Cover
Beating the Averages
Lisp for Web-Based Applications
Chapter 1 of Ansi Common Lisp
Chapter 2 of Ansi Common Lisp
Programming Bottom-Up





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