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Demo Your Project at the Game Developers Conference

If you’re making an awesome Unreal Engine 4 project, and you’d like to seize the opportunity to get it in front of the fine people attending GDC, then we want to hear from you. Epic is offering up a limited number of demo pods to the community for showcasing UE4-based games and applications at our booth, #1024 Moscone South, right next to our friends at Oculus and NVIDIA. It’s a great chance to share your work, get valuable peer...

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Broken Windows in question

This article in the Times is worth reading. Of note: the most discretionary arrest in NYC, Dis Con, down 91 percent. Meanwhile the courts are close to empty. “This proves to us is what we all knew as defenders: You can end broken-windows policing without ending public safety,” said Justine M. Luongo, the deputy attorney-in-charge of criminal practice for the Legal Aid Society.I love how it took the police union and police...

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Open Source Is Data Science's Missing Ingredient

Here's the dilemma: your company has lots of data and little clue what to do with it. So you figure you should hire a data scientist but, as it turns out, they're in short supply. Good ones, anyway.What do you do?As an increasing number of companies are figuring out, you grow them. But not just anyone will be able to make the leap. It turns out that the best data scientists tend to be very comfortable with open source.Buying A Big Data...

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My First Six Months as a VC: Investments and Lessons Learned

During my first six months on the job, the majority of my time has been spent sourcing new investment opportunities for our fund. To date, we have invested in four startups that I sourced for Deep Fork. Below is a snapshot that provides some background on these investments followed by some takeaways from these experiences.       Bowery.io (NYC), RebelMail (NYC / Washington, DC), and 2 unannounced (NYC and SF)       3...