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Y Combinator president Sam Altman.

People in Silicon Valley are losing their minds after a famous investor said its culture is bad for startups

"It's possible we have to allow people to say disparaging things about gay people if we want them to be able to say novel things about physics," Sam Altman said.
Stockton, California Mayor Michael Tubbs is leading the charge on a basic income experiment in his recovering town.

A California city is launching the first US experiment in basic income — and residents will get $6,000 a year

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs said that by August 2018 he hopes to enroll some of the city's 315,000 residents in a basic income program.

One of the biggest VCs in Silicon Valley is launching an experiment that will give 3,000 people free money until 2022

In a major basic income experiment, Y Combinator will select 3,000 people across two states to receive a monthly sum of cash for up to five years.

Reddit’s valuation is now approaching $2 billion

The San Francisco-based website raised $200 million from a group of big-name Silicon Valley investors.

A 32-year-old investor with ties to Elon Musk wants to upend America with his crazy, utopian plan for the future

Sam Altman is the president of Silicon Valley's largest startup incubator, but his visions for humanity's future go far beyond northern California.

The head of Silicon Valley’s largest startup accelerator is recruiting candidates for the 2018 California elections

Sam Altman is looking to support potential candidates for the 2018 California elections, and he's got a number of platforms ready to champion.

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and Bill Gates team up for a $30 million investment in petition site Change.org

A roster of tech all-stars including Reid Hoffman, Bill Gates, and Sam Altman, have made a new $30 million investment in Change.org.

A Silicon Valley startup founder drove 4,000 miles across America in an RV — here’s what he learned

Joshua Reeves, the CEO of Gusto, drove cross-country in a Winnebago to meet his customers.

Silicon Valley leaders are working on a ‘tech pledge’ they want companies to get behind — here’s the draft

Tech leaders are creating a "pledge" to support shared social, economic, and political values that they hope the industry can get behind.

A top Silicon Valley investor predicts robots will change our economy ‘on the order of the Industrial Revolution’

Sam Altman, president of startup accelerator Y Combinator, says robots are coming in droves for human jobs.