Most of us know Amazon as one of the biggest online stores where you can get everything from the latest tech gadget to your favorite book. But what ma...
The Valley has been having an existential crisis for a while. I think it's due to the gap between content and commerce, which are still somewhat like The Presidio and Marin County before they were connected by the Golden Gate Bridge.
As I wrote in Too Big To Ignore, Big Data is leading a revolution of sorts. Like any new technology in an era of social media, education and communica...
There are few things more satisfying than publishing a novel: You get to make things up! You get to put yourself in other people's shoes -- and choo...
Does Peru care more about parks than people? If SERNANP endorses Pluspetrol's expansion deeper into the KNNR, the answer could be yes.
The Camisea gas project, as it is known, is superimposed over a supposedly "intangible" reserve established to protect the land, rights and lives of indigenous peoples living in "voluntary isolation" and "initial contact" who could be decimated by any kind of contact.
On high authority I've been informed that my work is shit. Mostly I've been desensitized to such proclamations -- I can thank the Art School Critique framework for that -- but its ill-timed delivery, six days before graduation, left me shaken and stirred.
On one hand we have Facebook, whose reason for being is to leverage its audience into ad dollars. They're like brokers. Then, on the other hand, we have Amazon just a few virtual doors away, a behemoth in of itself that has the people AND the products in one place.
Wouldn't it be great if there was a software program, website and mobile application that would consolidate all this searching, shopping, discounting headache into something more manageable?
Using over a year of pictures from their iPhones, Yanatha Desouvre and his wife, Amy, started compiling images of their two children partaking in different activities together.
At Amazon, unconscionably cruel foie gras is still just a click away.
Today I'm excited to bring you an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the creation of a new bestselling book by a first-time author.
But why? Are these readers hoping to find out if things today are really as bad as Orwell foretold? Do they want to know if it has a happy ending? Or are they already expecting the worst and simply want a roadmap for an orderly transition?
Supporters of the heroic 20-year effort to hold Chevron accountable for its indisputable toxic dumping and destruction in Ecuador should not despair over recent court rulings in Argentina and Canada. The fight is far from over.
It's important to strike a balance. Yes, Amazon is good for reaching a broader audience, but it can't be the exclusive model you use to market and sell your product, especially when it's clear they aren't operating in your favor.
Fortunately -- with the help of a vintage Nicole Miller gown, my great-grandmother's pearls, hair set in a low side chignon topped with a Deco-inspired rhinestone comb -- I was ready for any speakeasy.