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Kara Visits Slide's Max Levchin, Part 1

Here is the first of three interviews with Slide CEO and founder Max Levchin. If you want to read more about why I visited him, see this explanatory post.

In this part, he discusses his background and how his idea to make it easier to use the Web turned him into a “widget king.”

If you want to see others, they are here:

Part 2

Part 3


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald