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Covid-19 has blown apart the myth of Silicon Valley innovation

On Apr 25, 2020
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The frustration in Marc Andreessen’s post on our failure to prepare and respond competently to the coronavirus pandemic is palpable, and his diagnosis is adamant: “a failure of action, and specifically our widespread inability to ‘build.’” ...

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Covid-19 has blown apart the myth of Silicon Valley innovation

The frustration in Marc Andreessen’s post on our failure to prepare and respond competently to the coronavirus pandemic is palpable, and his diagnosis is adamant: “a failure of action, and ...

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