Steve Gillmor's Top Stories

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  1. Person Finder: 2015 Nepal Earthquake
    Currently tracking about 2400 records. Search is available through SMS in India and the US. Text "search " to +91-9773300000 in India or +1-650-800-3978 in the US.
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  2. When Software Eats the Physical World, Startups Bump Up Against Regulations: A Conversation with a16z’s Ted Ullyot
    Editor’s Note: Ted Ullyot recently joined Andreessen Horowitz to head up its first-ever operating group for policy and regulatory affairs. Before joining a16z, Ted was General Counsel at Facebook, joining the company in 2008 when it was just 500...
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  3. Nine Months After He Filmed Eric Garner's Killing, the Cops Are Trying to Put Ramsey Orta Behind Bars
    Ramsey Orta. Illustrations by author "At first I didn't think it would blow up this big," Ramsey Orta told me. He was describing the video he took of his friend Eric Garner being killed by the NYPD. His voice was nearly too soft to hear. I...
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  4. Strong Earthquake Strikes Central Nepal
    Updated April 25, 2015 2:55 a.m. ET KATHMANDU, Nepal—A strong earthquake has been felt in Nepal’s capital of Kathmandu with some early reports saying some houses have been damaged and walls toppled. The earthquake had a magnitude of 7.5, with the...
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  5. Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley Can’t Stop Believing
    Dennis Crowley Takes Another Stab at Explaining FoursquareIt’s now two apps. It’s the location layer to the Web. It’s not a game. Well, one app is a game. It’s personal search, goddamnit! And it’s winning! There are reasons that unicorns are rare....
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