Marc Andressen v Warren Buffett (TechCrunch)

Addressing Warren Buffett, who recently called bitcoin a “mirage” and warned investors to stay away from it, Andreessen joked that the “track record of old white men who don’t understand tech crapping on tech they don’t understand is still at 100 percent.” Srinivasan, who recently joined the firm as its youngest general partner, also joked that bitcoin has outperformed Berkshire Hathaway. “I think the relevant comparison point for bitcoin is 1993 or 1994 for the consumer Internet,” said Andreessen, who created the Netscape web browser back then. “It arrived with fringe politics and fringe…
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On brighter news, TechCrunch: How Cryptocurrency, Crowdfunding And A Little Internet Altruism Saved Jamaica’s Hopes For Bobsled Gold

cheerier news compared to china's new year restructuring and botnets Doge on TechCrunch (TechCrunch is a news website focused on information technology companies, ranging in size from startups to established NASDAQ-100 firms.) Just in case you missed it, a heart-warming story unfolded this week involving an unlikely combination of bobsled, Jamaica, virtual currency, crowdfunding and generosity. It has all the makings of an inspiring Disney movie — er, an inspiring Disney sequel. Last Sunday, news began trickling out that a two-man bobsled team from the island nation of…
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