The first-ever Women Startup Challenge Pitch Competition was a huge success in Washington, DC. 12 women-led startups pitched their innovative and disruptive ventures to a panel of tech investors at General Assembly/1776.
This is a true story. It's about the way many people get around Los Angeles and how more of us should navigate the City of Angels. Native Angelenos, new arrivals, older transplants like me, tourists and everyone in between.
Every day I'm reminded that we help people put food on the table and get a job and a place to live. Maybe we have changed the world, seriously. Sure, this isn't the usual approach in Silicon Valley or anywhere else, but I'm a nerd, and a nerd's gotta do what a nerd's gotta do.
People of Craigslist, can we please try a little harder to respect each other?
People use Craigslist and Facebook for just about anything nowadays, even giving away pets. Don't do this! Dog fighters scour Craigslist and Facebook all day looking for pets they can use as bait. Craigslist is a gold mine to animal abusers and dog fighters.
Let's teach our children to be careful with their hearts and those of others. Let's teach them that real relationships usually aren't so dazzling. The real ones tend to disappoint in a gradual fashion, often from the start.
"We create really crazy sounds that people wouldn't be able to get anywhere else, because we build things that are maybe illegal for the electronics market," admits Ackermann.
What if a romantic partner treats you badly? Depending on your alternatives, it may be time to abandon the relationship, and "tuck away" for the future what you've learned about the traits you seek and the characteristics you know you can't accept.
I used to hear stories about people who have been scammed on Craigslist and I'd think, "What idiots! How can people fall for such obvious hoaxes?" I can now classify myself as one of those idiots.
If you get a bad feeling about the way someone's acting, the way the vehicle drives, the story you're being told about the reason for the sale, the fact that the seller's a Raiders fan -- whatever -- listen to your gut. There are millions of cars in the world. You can always find another one.
At Covenant House, the hemisphere's largest movement of programs and shelter services for homeless and trafficked young people, we see far too many kids who have been forced into prostitution.
Why did any of these people start doing this? It came from a place of necessity. We all love eBay, Craigslist, salvage stores, even if we don't admit it to our rich neighbors. There's an abundance of perfectly good material in the world.
I am one of the co-organizers of the NonProfit 2.0 Conference in Washington, DC this June 26. One of our keynotes is Craigslist Founder and ph...
Sarah and Ben Hilmer are newlyweds living in Indianapolis. Ben noticed Sarah eyeing those $1500 plus treadmill desks --- the ones that let you type and walk at the same time.
A friend alerted me to a Craigslist listing in New York -- under "talent gigs," no less -- that has been floating around the Internet. Since the whole "being naked and used as a table" thing didn't work out, I decided to give it a shot.
When something is too good to be true, it probably is. I know you've probably heard that before, but no words could be truer -- especially when it comes to renting in New York.