Andreessen-Horowitz Craps on “AI” Startups from a Great Height

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Ok just: 🤣😂🤣😂

This author, while I think his take may overstate the point just a bit, provides a compelling and hilarious summary of A16Z's recent post on how AI startups need to be evaluated differently than their pure-SaaS cousins. Here's my favorite line:

Those who use the latest DL woo on the huge data sets they require will have huge compute bills unless they buy their own hardware.

Using "latest DL woo" to summarize some pretty foundational breakthroughs in computing really tickles me. The whole article is equally irreverent. Another great sentence:

The VC backed startup might be betting on their “special tool” as its moaty IP.

"moaty" as an adjective is fantastic.

Enjoy.

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