Hi, I'm Danny. I’m managing editor at TechCrunch and I analyze issues of technology and global power. Get in touch at

Formerly, I was a venture capitalist at Charles River Ventures and General Catalyst. I'm a Harvard PhD dropout and a graduate of Stanford in Mathematical and Computational Sciences.

Current Obsessions

The things I think about every day:

  • The Rise of China
  • Data Sovereignty and the fracturing of the internet
  • Cost Disease
  • Economic development in the 21st century
  • The challenge of megaprojects and infrastructure

Image of the Week: Kick It!

Students practice and perform Taekwondo maneuvers in downtown Seoul. You can read more about Korean martial arts on that highly peer reviewed source, Wikipedia.

Despite all appearances, no, the blue thing is not a Roomba. I checked.


A swing at the enemy, or at least an attempt at one


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