Worst Tech Speech Ever

Watch this ridiculous speech that would make even Mike Judge’s Silicon Valley characters blush

By on May 6, 2014 at 4:46 PM.

Watch this ridiculous speech that would make even Mike Judge’s Silicon Valley characters blush

Is parody even possible when it comes to the tech world? It’s a question that needs to be asked in the wake of a speech given this week by Justin Rosenstein, a former Google and Facebook engineer who cofounded Asana in 2008. Speaking at TechCrunch’s Disrupt conference on Monday, Rosenstein delivered a keynote that oozed with every single ridiculous Silicon Valley trope we’ve ever heard and was so hilariously self-important that we can’t even imagine Mike Judge signing off on it in his hit HBO satire Silicon Valley. More →

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More than 100 startups eye floating pirate city outside Silicon Valley

By on May 7, 2012 at 6:05 PM.

More than 100 startups eye floating pirate city outside Silicon Valley

Floating city attracts more than 100 residents

More than 100 international technology companies have interest in becoming residents of a floating city located in international waters outside of Silicon Valley. The project, called Blueseed, was co-founded by Max Marty and Dario Mutabdzija and lead by venture capitalist and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. The company is looking to either convert a cruise ship or remodel a barge in into a pirate island that would provide living accommodations, working space and entertainment facilities for approximately 1,000 customers paying between $1,200 and $3,000 each per month. Read on for more. More →

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