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The Pipeline is an interview show, featuring in-depth conversations with innovators, designers, geeks, newsmakers, entrepreneurs, and people who create amazing things.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

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Alex Payne

June 3, 2010 at 9:00AM • 32 minutes • Wiki Entry

Dan Benjamin interviews "Alex Payne":, a noted software developer, speaker, and writer, who has just left a senior engineering role at "Twitter":, where he was the 8th employee, to join the startup "BankSimple":, a customer-focused online bank, as co-founder and Chief Product & Technology Officer. We talk about Twitter's evolution into an "interest graph", their new advertising model, working remotely, why he wants to create a "bank that doesn't suck," and more.