“Moldbug.” The name sounds like it belongs to a troll who belches from the depths of an Internet rabbit hole. And so it does.
(SLTheBaffler) [more inside]
"I wonder whether the endless fake cultural wars around identity politics are the main reason we have been able to ignore the tech slowdown for so long." - Peter Thiel
, The End of the Future [more inside]
, co-founded PayPal and an early investor in Facebook, is granting $100,000 fellowships to not go to college
, at least for a while. "We decided about 5 or 6 months ago to start up a program to try to identify 20 talented entrepreneurs, and give them a two year stipend to drop out of school, and to pursue their life's passions and see where that would go.
" The 20 Under 20
became 24 young people
, the first group that the Thiel Foundation might save from the higher education bubble