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@msquinn The MLB is going to start tracking & publicizing a new stat this season: exit velocity

@AnjneyMidha A big congrats to @FreeVentures team and all the companies at demo day. Challenging to judge some of the best university pitches I've seen!

@JShoee RT @womeng: Learn about Twitter's own @lessachu, Sr. Engineering Manager, on today's @WomenOfSV -

@moodrowghani RT @termsheet: Uni Watch -- Takeaways from NBA's new sock deal with Stance

@kpcb Making the world a #greener place, @solidiaco2 & @lafargegroup work together to make #sustainabletech a reality:

@kpcb The best managers know when they need to get out of the way and let people do their work. - @RandyKomisar

@kpcb RT @Drawbridge: We've partnered w/ @Datalogixinc & @LiveRamp to tie #crossdevice marketing w/ offline purchases! More on @TechCrunch http:/…

@mmurph RT @AppDynamics: Congratulations to our CEO @jyotibansalsf for being named an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year finalist!

@msquinn Twitter trends (in search) are suddenly *really* delightful & informative. I would have never picked search as their home - but it works!

@AnjneyMidha RT @CathyReisenwitz: A billion dollars has been invested in blockchain-related businesses in the past 24 months. #bitcoin

@msquinn RT @tferriss: Looking for a hot startup job? One of my fastest growing companies is hiring for a ton of positions (scroll down): https://t.…

@msquinn Anna Wintour on the future of print (and many other topics)

@kpcb 4/ These are 3 separate roles. We celebrate them when they are unified in one person, but that’s not always the case.

@creigh RT @jdonalds: #CoreOSFest @intel announces collaboration with @coreoslinux @redapt @supermicro to deliver #Tectonic on GA.

@kpcb 3/ Leaders are about harnessing the power of people. They see a greater purpose and inspire others to achieve it.

@kpcb 2/ Managers enable teams to achieve objectives. They see a goal, and they empower people to reach it.

@kpcb 1/ Entrepreneurs are about creativity. They see a better future and strive with minimal resources to achieve it.

@kpcb RT @moodrowghani: With over 85MM users @MyFitnessPal unveils premium paid service allowing users to customize their dashboard

@moodrowghani With over 85MM users @MyFitnessPal unveils premium paid service allowing users to customize their dashboard cc: @kpcb

@mabb0tt RT @lynxbat: Twitter, Apcera, Google, CoreOS, and Red Hat all taking about app container spec. #coreosfest

@creigh RT @coreoslinux: App Container spec gains new support as a community-led effort,

@creigh RT @lynxbat: New term we should all use from @polvi #gifee #CoreOSFest

@johnmaeda Knowing what you want to do is quickly achieved by putting yourself in a position where you have to do.

@msquinn RT @DKThomp: Brilliant: @UpshotNYT's Best Places to Grow Up feature literally re-writes itself when you search for new cities

@aileenlee RT @SInow: Some people are donating the $90 they would have spent on the fight to domestic violence orgs: http://t.c

@msquinn There are 36 tech conferences this month alone. Crazy.

@johnmaeda "34) Think for a few seconds before you act. Think for a few minutes if you're angry." —@sama

@johnmaeda "I never liked 'get things done.' Get THE thing done not thingS. To know what isn’t worth doing is key." —@jasonfried

@johnmaeda An old but favorite gift: "The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do."

@johnmaeda Caustics-themed installation incorporating 3d-printing and a simple flashlight:

@johnmaeda "Seemingly contrasting fields inform each other when brought together." —Prof Hiroshi Ishii

@johnmaeda "So that I may perceive whatever holds. The world together in its inmost folds." —Faust

@johnmaeda Scroll, scroll, scroll your page. via @m_ott

@johnmaeda "Driving people to talk *to* each other about the good, bad and ugly is critical to biz success." —@AllisonStledger

@johnmaeda "I'm slightly exhausted by this constant call to participate." —Tyler Brûlé

@johnmaeda "We continue drawing fonts by hand because we think that's the best way to maintain quality."

@johnmaeda "'Non-attachment' is like being in a swirling galaxy. But none of it pulls on you excessively." —@bfeld

@johnmaeda "If there is one thing I want people to think about, it is: how do we make it easier?" —@harper

@johnmaeda Paddy Johnson (@artfcity) has collected the best of Laurie Anderson (on YouTube):