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Owen Thomas: "Gimme Some Truth"

Owen Thomas joins Melinda Byerley to talk about the history of his controversial blog post about Peter Thiel’s sexuality and the ethos of narrative control that pervades Silicon Valley. His story includes how and why Nick Denton founded Valleywag, it discusses how journalists can incite grudges, and it explores the destruction that money and power can unleash.

Jim Long: "Are You Experienced?"

From Berkeley engineering to Harvard MBA, from engineer to founder to venture capitalist and back again, Jim Long’s seen a lot in his 40 years in Silicon Valley. He’s got a lot to share with us, including stories of Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, and his perspective on how we got where we are today.

Larry Friedberg: The Trust and "Safety Dance" eBay Origin Story

Larry Friedberg was one of eBay’s first Trust and Safety employees, and came to define the profession. He’s here to help us understand what good Trust and Safety looks like, to share stories about the unsung heroes of the internet. We’ll ask ourselves "What might Facebook learn from eBay?  What might have been different had Facebook learned from the past?"