Liz Gannes

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Smarterer Wins $1.75M for Skills Quizzes

The skill-quizzing site Smarterer has raised $1.75 million in Series A funding from investors including True Ventures and Google Ventures. Smarterer’s Microsoft Excel test has been taken more than 42,000 times, and all together users have answered more than 10 million questions so far.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik