Over a 24-year career, Roger McNamee has been one of the most successful investors in Silicon Valley, having made venture investments in Electronic Arts, Flextronics, Intuit, and Rambus, among many others. Then, in 2004, he launched Elevation Partners, a private equity partnership focused on media and entertainment content. Following his interview onstage at this week’s Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT, he spoke with us about his much-discussed investment in Forbes and how he hopes that technology will liberate entertainment.
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ChatGPT is going to change education, not destroy it
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Meet the people who use Notion to plan their whole lives
The workplace tool’s appeal extends far beyond organizing work projects. Many users find it’s just as useful for managing their free time.
Learning to code isn’t enough
Historically, learn-to-code efforts have provided opportunities for the few, but new efforts are aiming to be inclusive.
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