Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Grow the Puzzle Around You

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Grow the Puzzle Around You

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In 2005, I cofounded Y Combinator, the first “accelerator.” Today there are hundreds of them all over the world, but in 2005 what we were doing was so unusual that most people in Silicon Valley regarded us as irrelevant. Y Combinator began the same way as most other startups: with a hypothesis about something we…