In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of October 11, 2015

  • 10.16.2015

Some interesting links we found across the web for this week:

The Internet is like this toilet: How Reddit and other Web 2.0 communities broke the Internet
Salon columnist Arthur Chu provides a thoughtful (if unpopular among the tech cognoscenti) long-form take on the law that protects online platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Yik Yak, etc.) from liability even if the content posted there is harmful to others. He also wins the award for best headline of the week (bet you clicked here first…)

Square's IPO now matters more than ever for other tech unicorns
Fortune's Dan Primack weighs in on everyone's favorite past time: debating whether we're in a tech bubble. Dan's take? We'll know after the upcoming Square IPO. Not mentioned in the article? The fact that Square's filing revealed it has lost $71 million over three years in partnering with Starbucks. That's a lot of lattes.

Zenefits CEO on Unicorns, Underdogs and True Believers  
In this Re/code interview, Zenefits CEO Parker Conrad disagrees with the implication of nearly every single question asked. Disruption isn't just a business strategy—it's a personality type. 

Links compiled by former Associate Daniel Doktori.