@pkedrosky

Paul Kedrosky

1/ The initial Reasoned Response to the initial Unreasoned Response to the first pedestrian death caused by an Uber was to, rightly, point out that non-autonomous cars (i.e., you and me) kill a pedestrian (not the same one) every 1.5 hours in the U.S.

2 months ago

1/ The SEC’s Theranos complaint bugs me. Rather than continuing to irritate friends with texts on the topic, I’ll just whine here: The complaint is basically a list of all the startup-y things Theranos did: shading what they have, what customers are saying, etc.

2 months ago

1/ Saying venture capitalists can be asshats is a fairly trivial statement of the obvious, but I was reminded of that recently when talking to an entrepreneur.

2 months ago

1/ I am inundated with smart guys insistent that SNAP is a short here. Five reasons:

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1 year ago

1/ There is a mischievous argument that many people not in favor of immigration make that sounds like they are in favor of immigration.

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1 year ago

1/ It sucks to be an equity analyst, part 1,543,767 in a series.

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1 year ago

1/ There is a time-honored tradition in tech of trying to freeze the market. It works like this:

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1 year ago

1/ I broke my iPhone 6 screen again recently (5 and counting), and so have a temporary Android device here, which I initially hated.

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1 year ago

1/ I'm not optimistic that Twitter makes it out of 2016 as a standalone company, which is sad.

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1 year ago

5/ It amazes me how few people figure that out: If most people hate something, then, within reason, learn to love it.

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2 years ago

1/ Not to resuscitate Lance Armstrong, but I'm fond of a story teammates used to tell about him.

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2 years ago

1/ Been trying to parse the LendingClub allegations leading to Renaud Laplanche's resignation. It's all weirdly opaque.

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2 years ago

1/ I have a regime change ecological view about why Nate Silver has done so poorly in the current political cycle.

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2 years ago

1/ The notion that there is an offsetting equivalence between venture investors' alleged desire for capital scarcity & entrepreneurs'...

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2 years ago

1/ Interesting that Moritz brought up subprime today. I've been mulling a Michael Burry line from "Big Short" about financial bubbles.

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2 years ago