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Zoe Chaves

Zoe Chaves works at Splitwise, a tech company that helps friends split shared bills. She got connected to Splitwise through Venture for America, a fellowship program that mobilizes young people to work at startups in cities that need more successful businesses. Zoe graduated from Brown University in May 2013 with a degree in Architectural Studies.

Entries by Zoe Chaves

Can I Share My Netflix Account?

(3) Comments | Posted December 12, 2013 | 5:15 PM

When I first saw the Netflix Profiles pop-up I thought it was a trick: "Who's watching?" it asked. Eek! Not me! Sorry! I'd been using a friend's account for two years and thought my day of reckoning had arrived.

The site wasn't trying to fool me into revealing my...

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Amazon Mechanical Jerk

(14) Comments | Posted October 31, 2013 | 3:25 PM

The marching orders "think like an Industrialist" and Amazon's Mechanical Turk destroyed my integrity in just an afternoon. I'm still trying to figure out the cheapest way to get it back.

I've always been a progressive granola person, prone to raising an eyebrow at things like mTurk, but...

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