Tech, mobile & media. Trying to work out what's going on, and what happens next. @a16z
The reason VCs talk about the ‘kill zone’ of big tech companies is that the zone is so small. Google does vast numbers of different things, but the proportion where you’d be foolish to compete is tiny
Judging by Instagram’s location tags, a vast number of people have suddenly moved to Quarantine, NH.
The global SMS system does around 20bn messages a day. WhatsApp is now doing 42bn. With 57 engineers.
WHAT DO WE WANT? Natural language processing! WHEN DO WE WANT IT? Sorry, when do we want what?