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  1. Dec 2017
    1. However, these faculty members are also of the opinion that it is very time-consuming to teach these skills

      This is an example of a unicorn.

  2. Mar 2017
    1. shift resources from capturing knowledge — which we've been doing almost exclusively for the past five years — toward packaging and distributing knowledge

      The ideas of "capturing" and "packaging" knowledge suggests a mindset based on monetizing rather than empowering knowledge makers. The new metaphor of zebra not unicorn startup business models suggests "profitable businesses that solve real, meaningful problems and in the process repair existing social systems" might serve us all better than Genius' "pivot" to media.

    1. When VC firms prize time on site over truth, a lucky few may profit, but civil society suffers.

      connecting venture capital motivations with ill effects on the common good