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Experiments in Art and Technology with Artforum Editor Michelle Kuo

Michelle Kuo is Editor in Chief of Artforum. She came in to chat with us about art and technology and, in particular, a group called Experiments in Art and Technology.

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Content Marketing Tips from Experts at First Round Capital and Andreessen Horowitz

Camille Ricketts is the Head of Content and Marketing at First Round Capital. Sonal Chokshi runs the editorial team (part of the marketing operation) at a16z.

The Hidden Forces Behind Toutiao: China’s Content King

Toutiao, one of the flagship products of Bytedance, may be the largest app you’ve never heard of–it’s like every news feed you read, YouTube, and TechMeme in one. Without any explicit user inputs, social graph, or product purchase history to rely on, Toutiao offers a personalized, high quality-content feed for each user that is powered by machine and deep learning algorithms.

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Mr. Robot’s Co-Producer and Writer – Kor Adana

Kor Adana is a writer and co-producer on Mr. Robot. He started hacking in his teens and later went to school for CS. All the while he was hoping to become a writer for TV. Eventually he left a career in engineering, worked on a few projects, and then met Sam Esmail, the creator of Mr. Robot. He’s been working on the show ever since. Mr. Robot season three premieres tonight on USA.

YC Application Advice from African Startups

Over 250 people attended the YC Lagos Meetup at Paystack HQ. Guests stayed for over five hours to hear eight Nigerian and Ghanaian alum share their stories. Here’s their advice for companies interested in applying to YC.

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The More You Communicate with Users, the Higher Chance You’ll Build Something They Want – Ryan Hoover of Product Hunt

Ryan Hoover is the founder of Product Hunt. You can get a 10% discount on Ship pro plans by using the link in this post. Ryan also just announced the Weekend Fund, a “$3M venture fund to invest in your next favorite thing.”

YC Is Visiting India

We’re excited to announce that three of our partners, Gustaf Alströmer, Adora Cheung, and Anu Hariharan, will be visiting India this October.

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