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May. 3, 2013 9:00 am

Internet-less for one year: ‘I fell out of sync with the flow of life’ [Links]

I’m still here: back online after one year without the internet [The Verge]: “So much ink has been spilled deriding the false concept of a ‘Facebook friend,’ but I can tell you that a ‘Facebook friend’ is better than nothing.” Investor Chamath Palihapitiya Says We’re At An ‘Absolute’ Low Point in Startup Quality [TechCrunch]: “[T]he […]

I’m still here: back online after one year without the internet [The Verge]: “So much ink has been spilled deriding the false concept of a ‘Facebook friend,’ but I can tell you that a ‘Facebook friend’ is better than nothing.”

Investor Chamath Palihapitiya Says We’re At An ‘Absolute’ Low Point in Startup Quality [TechCrunch]: “[T]he tech world should be “utterly ashamed,” because “we are at an absolute minimum in terms of things that are being started.”

Late Shift: Foosball Over Finance [Wall Street Journal]: “Over the past five years, New York City employment in securities and banking fell 10% to 163,600 jobs, compared with a 10% rise in high-tech employment, where jobs stood at 275,600 by mid-2012.”

Colbert to Snapchat: ‘Does your profit disappear after 10 seconds too?’ [Valleywag]: “His question: why do we need this? How will it make money? Their answer? Uh.”

Lt. Gov. Brown pledges continued Maryland life sciences investment [MDBizNews]: “As of 2013, the state has already invested more than $600 million.”

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Andrew Zaleski

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