How TechCrunch is like the Iliad
The drive for social status created the worst, most important part of the Iliad. Now it’s filling up investment announcements.
Picture by Mikuláš Prokop
My fancy liberal arts school hazed me, like it does all students: I had to read The Iliad and The Odyssey.
We did more than read. We wrote. We talked. We dissected, for meaning and history. Me, and a dozen…