389 posts and columns on start-ups
News Bytedied in mid-September in a tragic cycling accident at 50 years old. She was best known in the tech industry as the first CFO of Amazon, who took the company public. She was also a wonderful mother, and a good friend to many in the tech community. More recently, she had been working for the National Resources Defense Council as its treasurer and also continued to advise startups.
There is definitely an intriguing connection between the decline of serial killers and the rise of this sharing culture. These startups reflect how much our anxieties have eased.
– Harold Schecter, Queens College professor and true-crime writer, on what he believes is the correlation between the rise of the sharing economy and the decline of the serial killer