Tim O'Reilly's Top Stories

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  1. Does Silicon Valley Have a Soul? It Did - as Well as a Heart - in Dave Goldberg.
    No. That is the only response one can have to untimely death of longtime Silicon Valley entrepreneur David Goldberg. The news thudded in the most mundane of ways, in a text this morning and then in a flood of sorrow over Twitter. The accolades...
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  2. Slack’s $2.8 Billion Dollar Secret Sauce
    In July 2013, I got an email from Stewart Butterfield. I recognized his name immediately. I was a big fan of Flickr, which he co-founded and sold to Yahoo, and we were both based in the Pacific Northwest. He had big news: he was shutting down Glitch,...
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  3. Why Silicon Valley Will Continue to Rule
    “You can’t really understand what is going on now without understanding what came before.” Steve Jobs is explaining why, as a young man, he spent so much time with the Silicon Valley entrepreneurs a generation older, men like Robert Noyce, Andy...
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  4. Beloved Silicon Valley Entrepreneur David Goldberg Dies Suddenly
    David Goldberg, one of Silicon Valley’s most high-profile, well-regarded and well-liked entrepreneurs, died suddenly last night of undetermined causes. News of his untimely death was posted on Facebook by his brother and also confirmed by people...
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  5. SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg has died
    Here are some of the descriptions you’ll be hearing in coming days about Dave Goldberg, who died suddenly Friday at 47: friend, dad, husband, brother, Midwesterner, entrepreneur, poker player, mensch, investor, mentor. It is with no hyperbole to say...
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