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David Litwak
David Litwak grew up in traveling around the world and by age 24 has hit 65 countries. He is a recent grad of UC Berkeley's Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences program and the founder of the travel startup Mozio.

Entries by David Litwak

Google Is the New Bell Labs

(1) Comments | Posted December 16, 2013 | 2:51 PM

Google just acquired its 8th robotics company in the past few years with the acquisition of Boston Dynamics and it got me thinking, is anyone else truly investing in deep technological research? What about Apple, or Microsoft, what are they doing?

It reminded me of this wonderful Ali G bit...

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Crying Wolf and Sexism in Tech

(7) Comments | Posted March 28, 2013 | 11:12 AM

"I don't think that I would consider myself a feminist. I certainly believe in equal rights."

-Marissa Mayer

If you look up the dictionary definition, both Mayer and Sheryl Sandberg probably are feminists: they believe women are equally capable and should have equal rights etc., but unfortunately, there seem to...

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Job Creators Don't Matter Without Job Doers and Student Loan Debt = Less Entrepreneurs

(12) Comments | Posted November 2, 2012 | 1:02 PM

After the second debate, despite the consensus that he lost, Gov. Mitt Romney still held the advantage on the economy by a large margin. President Barack Obama and the Democrats need to change tack as Obama's arguments, while logical, still don't seem to be swaying the majority of an electorate...

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Fending Off Velcro-Like Vendors

(6) Comments | Posted October 2, 2012 | 7:00 AM

A traveler walks a fine line every time a street peddler descends to sell us a souvenir in an impoverished country. How can one contribute to the local economy without being mobbed by desperate people -- and avoid getting pick-pocketed in the scrum?

I took a spring break trip to...

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Mozio: When Getting To The Airport Is Only Half The Problem

(2) Comments | Posted July 16, 2012 | 7:30 AM

Last October I was trying to get from Washington D.C. to New York to visit my little brother at his dormitory at NYU. I started out checking Kayak and Expedia for flights. I was on a pretty strict budget, so I looked into Amtrak, and then Megabus, BoltBus and Peterpan...

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