John Battelle's Top Stories

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  1. As Ellen Pao V. Kleiner Trial Plays On, VC’s Upper Echelon Is Laid Bare To The Real World
    The world of venture capital has generally long been cloaked in understated reticence and secrecy. That’s especially been true for the more traditional top tier Sand Hill Road firms, such as Kleiner Perkins Caulfield Byers. After all, a big benefit...
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  2. Google says dress is black and blue, not white and gold
    TumblrWhat color is this dress?This dress that might be white and gold or black and blue is currently going massively viral thanks to a Tumblr post that asked readers to identify what color it is. Different people apparently perceive the dress...
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  3. White and gold black and blue dress
    There is a dress that might be black and blue or white and gold.  It started on this Tumblr page here, where a user posted this dress with the caption, "guys please help me - is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? Me and my friends can’t...
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  4. The Blade Runner sequel reportedly has a director, and it's not Ridley Scott
    If you currently have a username with "@" in it, please email support@voxmedia.com. Forgot password? We'll email you a reset link. If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead. Forgot username?...
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  5. ‘Jihadi John’: The Islamic State killer behind the mask is a young Londoner
    LONDON — The world knows him as “Jihadi John,” the masked man with a British accent who has beheaded several hostages held by the Islamic State and who taunts audiences in videos circulated widely online. But his real name, according to friends and...
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