Learning to Love What I Don’t Know

How this newbie got an education in coding—and management

LIKE MANY WHO HAVE made the leap into Startupland, I guessed from the outset that I had a lot to learn. I was right. Indeed, I jumped into the wormhole of blind spots and unknown unknowns. This has been especially true on matters technological. At Iodine, my startup, I took the role of “nontechnical co-founder”—a Silicon Valley term I’ve always

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