The Most Popular Stories of 2015

  1. 1.What is code? Paul Ford, Bloomberg
  2. 2.The Mind of Marc Andreessen Tad Friend, The New Yorker
  3. 3.Why Silicon Valley Will Continue to Rule Leslie Berlin, Backchannel
  4. 4.Welcome To The Unicorn Club Aileen Lee, TechCrunch
  5. 5.Jonathan Ive and the Future of Apple Ian Parker, The New Yorker
  6. 6.Facebook now drives more traffic to media sites than Google Mathew Ingram, Fortune
  7. 7.Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It Andy Greenberg, Wired
  8. 8.The View from the Front Seat of the Google Self-Driving Car Chris Urmson, Backchannel
  9. 9.The mobile web sucks Nilay Patel, The Verge
  10. 10.Inside the sad, expensive failure of Google+ Seth Fiegerman, Mashable
  11. 11.When a Unicorn Start-Up Stumbles, Its Employees Get Hurt Katie Benner, NY Times
  12. 12.Walt Mossberg Tests the Apple Watch for a Month Walt Mossberg, Re/code
  13. 13.How Elon Musk and YC Plan to Stop Computers From Taking Over Steven Levy, Backchannel
  14. 14.Apple Campus 2 Construction Progress Timeline Jordan Kahn, 9to5Mac
  15. 15.Theranos Has Struggled With Blood Tests John Carreyrou, WSJ
  16. 16.Testing the Benefits and Drawbacks of Mobile Ad Blocking Brian X. Chen, NY Times
  17. 17.How Theranos Misled Me Roger Parloff, Fortune
  18. 18.Inside Mark Zuckerberg's Bold Plan For The Future Of Facebook Harry McCracken, Fast Company
  19. 19.Full memo: Jeff Bezos responds to brutal New York Times story John Cook, GeekWire
  20. 20.Google's Cute Cars And The Ugly End Of Driving Mat Honan, BuzzFeed
  21. 21.Google has a new logo Jacob Kastrenakes, The Verge
  22. 22.The Web We Have to Save Hossein Derakhshan, Matter
  23. 23.Bitcoin and the Digital-Currency Revolution Michael J. Casey, WSJ
  24. 24.VCs criticizing reporters for reporting Matt Rosoff, Business Insider
  25. 25.Documents confirm Apple is building self-driving car Mark Harris, Guardian
  26. 26.Pebble’s new smartwatch hits $20M in Kickstarter preorders H. Weber and F. Babb, VentureBeat
  27. 27.iPhone 6S review Nilay Patel, The Verge
  28. 28.Fidelity slashes values of Blue Bottle, Zenefits and more Dan Primack, Fortune
  29. 29.Zuckerberg wants to change the world, again. You got a problem with that? Felix Salmon, Fusion
  30. 30.Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is leaving, and Jack Dorsey is coming back Dan Frommer, Quartz
  31. 31.A Humble Proposition: How to Fix the Apple Watch David Pogue, Yahoo
  32. 32.Google Pairs With Ford To Build Self-Driving Cars J. Hyde and S. Carty, Yahoo
  33. 33.13 European tech companies became 'unicorns' in the last year Neil Murray, Tech.eu
  34. 34.In Silicon Valley Now, It’s Almost Always Winner Takes All Om Malik, The New Yorker
  35. 35.Amazon is now bigger than Walmart M. Phillips and S. Banjo, Quartz

The Most Popular Blog Posts of 2015

  1. 1.16 Startup Metrics a16z
  2. 2.Andy Ben Horowitz
  3. 3.Ways to think about cars Benedict Evans
  4. 4.US tech funding Benedict Evans
  5. 5.Just doesn’t feel good Marco Arment
  6. 6.What The New York Times Didn’t Tell You Jay Carney
  7. 7.To Apple, Love Taylor Taylor Swift
  8. 8.What Twitter Can Be Chris Sacca
  9. 9.What the Seed Funding Boom Means for Raising a Series A Josh Kopelman
  10. 10.An Open Letter to YC Founders on Demo Day Eve Startup L. Jackson
  11. 11.7 Rejections Brian Chesky
  12. 12.The iPhones 6S John Gruber
  13. 13.On Apple’s Incredible Platform Advantage Steve Cheney
  14. 14.The iPad Pro John Gruber
  15. 15.Profits vs Growth Fred Wilson
  16. 16.The Babe Ruth Effect in Venture Capital Chris Dixon
  17. 17.The most important piece of advice for folks starting their careers Jason Calacanis
  18. 18.Why I Fucking Hate Unicorns and the Culture They Breed Mark Suster
  19. 19.Bubble talk Sam Altman
  20. 20.The Blurring Of The Public And Private Markets Fred Wilson
  21. 21.Startup Playbook Sam Altman
  22. 22.Theft, Lies, and Facebook Video Hank Green
  23. 23.Lessons from the PC video game industry Chris Dixon
  24. 24.What did Billion Dollar Companies Look Like at the Series A? Tod Francis
  25. 25.11 Reasons Why 2015 Was a Great Year For Humanity Angus Hervey