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Shlok Vaidya
Works at Mixzing
Attended Hendrix College
Lives in Austin, TX
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My new article at Betabeat on how hedge funds wage information warfare. In this case, Carl Icahn vs Ebay. 
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New post: "The Intellectual Prisoner" http://bit.ly/11ieWLb Why working for the morally bankrupt is not offset by donating to the poor.
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Zenpundit's review.
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Some notes on how to plug into a crisis effectively. 
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Something absolutely needed. 
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New Startup Dystopia short fiction.
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Grab my new short, free book on the Origins of the Lean Startup. A dive into Boyd's role in launching the startup revolution.
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My book, THE RISE OF SIRI, is now available. http://amzn.to/Uz6hCH
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New startup Jurify, which seeks to crowdsource the law, gets the Startup Dystopia treatment.
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I kept telling my girlfriend (law student) that this was either out there or about to be. Thanks!
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Work
Occupation
Resiliency, technology, warfare.
Skills
Building and running teams, writing, researching, editing.
Employment
  • Mixzing
    Advisor, 2011 - present
  • Archer Avenue
    Advisor, 2013 - present
  • 5by5 Studios
    Advisor, 2013 - present
  • HomeFree America
    Co-Founder, 2013 - present
  • Resilient Communities
    Managing Editor, 2012 - 2013
  • Neoplat
    Director, Product Management, 2009 - 2013
  • Shloky.com
    Writer, 2011 - 2013
  • Foundation for Defense of Democracies
    Energy Security Research Analyst, 2008 - 2009
Places
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Currently
Austin, TX
Previously
New Orleans - Washington D.C. - Conway, AR - St. Louis, MO - Carson City, NV - Detroit, MI - Cheltenham, UK - London, UK - Hong Kong - Delhi, India - Bhopal, India
Story
Tagline
Pride myself on being terrible at chess.
Introduction
Background in counter-terrorism and technology entrepreneurship. Currently focusing on solving resiliency problems. 

I've written in various books, appeared in the media, and am regularly quoted by some of the world's smartest thinkers on warfare, intelligence, and peak oil. (Including Rolling Stone, PandoDaily, TechCrunch, RAND Corporation, Energy Tribune, the Post Carbon Institution, the Center for Threat Awareness, oil industry trade publications etc.)

Bragging rights
Matt Taibbi once sent me a grenade for remixing Tom Friedman's writing.
Education
  • Hendrix College
    International Relations, 2004 - 2008
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Gender
Male