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The useful answers are always the more forgiving ones.
Lulu ChengLulu Cheng, incurably curious
Part I

I was in Golden Gate Park the other weekend when I overheard a debate between a dad and his young son, Caleb. The gist was whether Caleb should clean his room later that afternoon. After some back and forth where it was clear neither side was convincing the other, dad changed the subject....
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Lulu ChengLulu Cheng, incurably curious
1 upvote by Matthew Zhao.
For an app that’s all about disappearing content, Snapchat just wouldn’t leave me alone. The routine went something like this:

  1. Read seventh article about “hot new messaging app” that teens are flocking to...
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Lulu ChengLulu Cheng, incurably curious
Funny that out of all the dating apps I’ve tried—OkCupid, Coffee Meets Bagel, Grouper, HowAboutWe, Nerve, Hinge, Tinder—the latter’s the only one that’s resulted in dates. It’s also been the most successful in terms of number of matches and message to match ratio.

There tend to be two schools of...
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Lulu ChengLulu Cheng, incurably curious
1 upvote by Naumova Mariya.
One of the unique opportunities that comes with working in a young industry is the chance to define what people should care about when they evaluate competitive offerings. Google did this in the early days of search when they trained users to value speed, breadth, and relevance, criteria they rei... (more)
Lulu ChengLulu Cheng, incurably curious
An incredulous friend texted me the other day: “when are you guys going to stop putting new hires on the about page??”

She had a point. Navigating almost 600 facepiles is getting a bit unwieldy. I’ve already forsaken the scroll bar (comparable to traveling by Segway) and resorted to CTRL+F....
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Lulu ChengLulu Cheng, incurably curious
Word association time:

I say “salesperson,” you say ________?...
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