Aside from being the inspiration of a hotel and casino in Las Vegas, the Venetian Empire controlled a great deal of world trade and lead the Western World in technological innovation. It was, if you will, the Silicon Valley of its day. The Harvard Business Review has an insightful article...
Book Video Club has a great synopsis of Growth Hacker Marketing by Ryan Holiday in a fun, animated style worthy of DCTech Minute.
Michael Moritz, Chairman of Sequoia Capital hosts a fireside chat with Patrick Collison (Cofounder & CEO, Stripe), and Apoorva Mehta (Founder & CEO, Instacart). Their discussion centers on the future of engineering and entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley.