The companies that succeed in solving the problems of pandemics will surely reap the large financial returns that Silicon Valley looks for. But the social returns will be far greater.
Co-owning a young catering supply company, Restaurantware in Chicago that's appeared in the Inc 500 for the first time this year, has been one hell of...
It's not enough for any company--tech or non-tech--to merely warn consumers that using a product involves risks and consider that doing so has absolved it of any further responsibility. Those who would serve consumers must make every possible effort to eliminate all known risks without delay.
Terrorists and Ebola dominated the news this week; find out how by taking our Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: Blair wou...
When I read the tweets that Oracle CEO Larry Ellison had stepped down, an enduring lyric jumped to mind. I tweeted back: The day the music died.
Think before you like. A well-populated Facebook page offers an open portal into your buying persona. Once an opportunistic marketer learns which books you read, which movies you like, and which types of food you prefer, it is game on.
Shooting your meat versus never eating it again are two hard choices most people are unlikely to make. Confronting where your meat comes from feels hard enough as it is.
Why was a 22-year-old CEO so quick to disregard a billion dollar offer? To me, Zuckerberg's brash action makes no sense. But Peter Theil argues that, for an entrepreneur like Zuckerberg, it makes perfect sense.
Before Mark Zuckerberg ever got his first computer, Josh Harris, founder of Jupiter Communications, had made many millions in the tech world forecasti...
Folks, it just isn't enough to click, post, share, like, thumbs up, emoticon or use any of the other digital substitutes we have for actually taking action, getting physically involved or emotionally worked up.
Imagine a life where you are not allowed to be creative and you have no idea that you are not living up to your full potential or that a better life is attainable? Despite our daily challenges, few reading this would ever be able to fully understand such a reality.
Zuckerberg, Obama, and Stewart are advocates for immigration reform; they believe undocumented people are a class of people that we treat poorly, and America must overhaul its immigration policies.
Antibiotics treat short-term infections, they do not represent steady big pay-out profits. So, despite the fact that there's a growing roster of deadly bacterial diseases threatening the population, solidly resistant to the "old" antibiotics -- big pharmaceutical companies are not exactly rushing to our defense.
When The Truman Show debuted to great acclaim 16 years ago this summer, film critics were, initially, slightly baffled. Audiences were intrigued, though, by the story of a man whose life was being secretly broadcast to the world and had billions of viewers.
Maybe embracing the future is an occupational hazard of working for a Silicon Valley high-tech enterprise. Or maybe it's inherent in our times -- times when the pace of change and stunning innovation seems to accelerate hourly.
It is very important that the growth we, women, are experiencing serves as a vital reminder of the intelligence and muscle that was put forth on our behalf by men who, ultimately, opened the first doors to us and continue to do so.