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Someone Finally Invented A Breast Pump That Isn't Completely Awful

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 01.10.2017 | Parents

Finally, Silicon Valley has moved beyond funding yet another food-delivery or Uber-like app and is bringing something truly revolutionary and necessar...

3 Silicon Valley-Tested Tips For Introvert Networking

Quiet Revolution | Nidhi Berry | Posted 01.06.2017 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on In the Silicon Valley, many senior leaders are introverted—in fact, many more than in most other industr...

I'm an Older Programmer, and It's Hard to Change With the Times

Quora | Posted 01.03.2017 | Technology

Why aren't there a lot of old programmers at software companies? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questio...

Self-Driving Cars Are The Future

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 01.03.2017 | Technology
Rachel Wolfson

Entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley are moving quicker and quicker as time goes on. Ray Kurzweil, Google's Futurist, calls this acceleration of technology...

Has the Term 'Engineer' Lost Its Value?

Quora | Posted 12.29.2016 | Technology

Is the term "engineer" losing its value? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by peopl...

Want to Work at Google or Facebook? Here's What You Need to Know

Quora | Posted 12.27.2016 | Technology

Career Advice: How can I get a job at Facebook or Google in 6 months? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling qu...

What Now: Jobs, Leadership and Silicon Valley

Jenny Dearborn | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business
Jenny Dearborn

Just as farm jobs did not come back after the rise of manufacturing early last century, low-skilled manufacturing jobs have largely been replaced by a...

Trump Meets With Silicon Valley Tech Titans At His Manhattan Tower

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 12.15.2016 | Politics

By Gina Cherelus and Dustin Volz NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump and some of Silicon Valley’s most powerful executives ...

'Atlanta' Star Crashes Critics' Choice Speech Like It's No Big Deal

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 12.12.2016 | Entertainment

As we all know by now, award shows can be extremely boring. Celebrities take the stage to accept their awards, often giving versions of the same speec...

Lessons Learned In Sunday School: The 64-Year-Old Choir Boy

Craig Newmark | Posted 12.08.2016 | Impact
Craig Newmark

It took me 42 years to put to the test the lessons I learned back in Sunday school -- especially the lesson about knowing when enough is enough.

5 Women Changing the Virtual Reality Scene

Craig Newmark | Posted 12.05.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Folks, you know I'm a big supporter of women in tech and great nonprofit initiatives like the Women Startup Challenge. This is important stuff because...

Hollywood's Nikki Finke Laughed Out Loud

Gordy Grundy | Posted 11.30.2016 | Entertainment
Gordy Grundy

A Life in the Arts is egregious, fraught with woe, hard work and misery. Sometimes, great things happen, but not often. Oddly, strangely and mysteriou...

Tackling Wage Theft in Silicon Valley

Ruth Starkman | Posted 11.29.2016 | Technology
Ruth Starkman

Let's say you're poor, live in Silicon Valley, and are employed at a local pizza franchise. To make ends meet in this insanely over-priced environment...

Steve Bannon Suggests There Are Too Many Asian CEOs In Silicon Valley

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.23.2016 | Politics

Steve Bannon, the man President-elect Donald Trump has chosen to be his chief strategist, expressed dismay at the number of tech execs who are immigra...

He Won. Now What? The Opportunity For Tech Execs To Step Out Of Silicon Valley

Alan H. Fleischmann | Posted 11.13.2016 | Business
Alan H. Fleischmann

Once it became clear Tuesday night that Donald Trump was on track to when the electoral votes necessary to clinch the presidency, a dark cloud descend...

How is Silicon Valley Part of the Inequality Solution?

Quora | Posted 11.10.2016 | San Francisco

How is Silicon Valley part of the inequality solution? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are ans...

Silicon Valley Is Combating Human Trafficking

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 11.28.2016 | Technology
Stephanie Hepburn

Human traffickers worldwide use technology to recruit, exploit, and monitor their victims. They lure victims in Internet chats and forums, post online...

Time Travel & Tickets: An Interview With Kevin Hartz, Chairman Eventbrite

The Harbus | Posted 11.02.2016 | Technology
The Harbus

By Tami Kakarapathi, Harvard Business School, Class of '17 & Harbus Contributing Writer We all know Eventbrite as the platform where we buy (overpr...

Mining the Inner City for the Next Generation of Digital Leaders

NationSwell | Posted 12.07.2016 | Impact

For Zakiya Harris, growing up in East Oakland, Calif., meant navigating between two acutely different worlds every day. "I grew up in the hood, but I ...

Saudi's "Silicon Desert" Ambition, Long Way Ahead

AsiaToday | Posted 10.30.2016 | World

[Dr. Ibrahim Al-Assaf, Minister of Finance for Saudi Arabia, talks with an advisor after arriving to a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) meeting in Riyad...

Your Intention Is Your Puzzle And The People You Meet Are The Pieces

swami varadan | Posted 10.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
swami varadan

Start with an intention and watch everything work out for you.

Silicon Valley Frets About Potential Bubble

Anthony Scaramucci | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Anthony Scaramucci

Just because the tech bubble didn't burst this year doesn't mean there isn't one. During the dawn of the smartphone era, startups could raise money ...

Why I Followed My Personal Calling, Even When It Led Away From A Great Job

Susan Gonzales | Posted 10.25.2016 | Impact
Susan Gonzales

Taking risks in Hispanic culture isn't typically encouraged. Taking risks was only for the privileged. I believe this cautious approach to life is based on centuries of working hard and being grateful for having a job and food on the table.

We Need Creativity To Survive. So Why Are We So Suspicious Of It?

Valerie Casey | Posted 10.21.2016 | Business
Valerie Casey

Vomit. Poison. Agony. These are among the words participants used to describe their feelings in two 2010 University of Pennsylvania experiments. Researchers measured more than 200 peoples' reactions to creative proposals for dealing with stubborn problems.

Is Debbie Gross, CEA To CEO Of Cisco, In Right Work?

Leni Miller | Posted 10.21.2016 | Business
Leni Miller

Can we still be In Right Work after 25 years in the same job? How could someone be in one job for 25 years and still feel she is in "right work"?How ...