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I joined Facebook early in 2006, when they were a community of 4 million, and led teams through hyper growth and intense competition when MySpace was the behemoth and the industry felt saturated.

As a part of Facebook’s Business Development and Mobile organizations, my colleagues and I in…

"[W]e have the opportunity…to make communication more personal, emotive and expressive." #investor!

Hacking the Law cc @danprimack @krabois @judicata

"To be successful in this domain you need some appreciation for the nuances of the profession, and it’s rare to find someone who has that and advanced computer science ability. What’s striking about Judicata is that a majority of the team has both a JD and CS degree. Sometimes I’ve gone by the office at lunch and seen them have the entire company take bar exams and debate the answers. It really is an unusual mix that would be very difficult to replicate." -@krabois talking to @danprimack

Michael was more likely to break through his attackers with power and strength, while Kobe often tries to finesse his way through mass pileups. Michael was stronger, with bigger shoulders and a sturdier frame. He also had large hands that allowed him to control the ball better and make subtle fakes. Jordan was also more naturally inclined to let the game come to him and not overplay his hand, whereas Kobe tends to force the action, especially when the game isn’t going his way. When his shot is off, Kobe will pound away relentlessly until his luck turns. Michael, on the other hand, would shift his attention to defense or passing or setting screens to help the team win the game

—Phil Jackson points out the differences, as he sees it, between Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant in an excerpt from his forthcoming book Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success. (via nbaoffseason)

It’s about moments in life that are great but don’t last. They don’t go on, but you always have the memory and they have an effect on you. That’s what I was thinking about.

Sofia Coppola on Lost In Translation

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