Y Combinator

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#153 - Cory Doctorow and Joe Betts-LaCroix

Cory Doctorow is a blogger, journalist, and science fiction author. He’s also the co-editor of Boing Boing.

Joe Betts-Lacroix is the CTO of VIUM and an Expert at YC.

Y Combinator invests a small amount of money ($150k) in a large number of startups (recently 200), twice a year.

Learn more about YC and apply for funding here: https://www.ycombinator.com/apply/ 



00:00 - Intro

00:32 - Adversarial interoperability

7:55 - So what should founders do?

13:55 - Copyright

19:55 - Remixing

27:00 - AT&T

29:50 - Firms and state-like duties

31:25 - Medium-term suggestions for founders

39:25 - Conspiracy theories

51:50 - Science fiction and predictions

56:55 - Peak indifference model


 2019-11-27  1h12m