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A prominent Silicon Valley investor says entrepreneurs need to stop copying Mark Zuckerberg and quit talking about ‘breaking things,' 'disruption,' and 'robots eating the jobs'

A prominent Silicon Valley investor says entrepreneurs need to stop copying Mark Zuckerberg and quit talking about ‘breaking things,' 'disruption,' and 'robots eating the jobs'

Mike Maples, founder of Silicon Valley-based venture firm Floodgate Fund, says that people in the tech industry need to reconsider the language they use to describe their ambitions. Maples says that phrases like “Move fast and break things,” “Robots are eating the jobs,” and “Software is eating the world” are problematic and pervasive. Maples says that as tech has grown in to the mainstream culture, it needs to use more responsible language.  When Mark Zuckerberg first coined Facebook’s early company motto, “Move fast and break things” in […]

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