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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 ...

Why Cynthia Spence Believes It's Good Business To Invest In An Interior Designer

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.18.2016 | Business
Morena Duwe

As the tech world continues to expand beyond the Silicon Valley, creative minds such as Cynthia Spence have found a place within this vast market.

A Media Insider Talks Silicon Valley

Quora | Posted 10.17.2016 | Technology

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Here's How One Silicon Valley Titan Is Combining Entrepreneurship With Social Good

Danielle Sabrina | Posted 10.14.2016 | Business
Danielle Sabrina

Silicon Valley's reputation is a mixed bag. On one hand, it's regarded as an international magnet for the most brilliant and innovative young folks to come up with game-changing ideas that transform the world of technology and engineering.

Breaking News: No One Cares About Your Start-Up

Alex Madda | Posted 10.13.2016 | Comedy
Alex Madda

This just in from our on-site millennial team: In a non-described, newly gentrified neighborhood in an unspecific up-and-coming city near some relevant body of water, we report that, to what seems to be surprising to zero people:

"49" Reasons Silicon Valley Cannot Be Cloned

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.10.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

Startup communities across the globe look to Silicon Valley as their model for how to build high performance entrepreneurial ecosystems. However, atte...

La Kretz is L.A.'s HP Garage

Joel Epstein | Posted 10.09.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Look out Mountain View and Cupertino, La Kretz Innovation Campus in the Arts District is closing hard. La Kretz is L.A.'s HP Garage. It is the plac...

A Non-Political View On Immigration

Joseph W. Gauld | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Joseph W. Gauld

I am a political independent who has concerns with both major presidential candidates. In addition, I particularly dislike the negative focus on the...

Soy/Somos: La Karlita, The Artist Who Could

Marlena Maduro Baraf | Posted 09.23.2016 | Latino Voices
Marlena Maduro Baraf

From my Soy/Somos series, a real-life collage of Latinos in the USA. You can read the introductory post here. Soy/Somos: We are Many. I am sitting at...

Building a Team and A Culture: Silicon Valley Insights

Ishan Puri | Posted 09.07.2016 | Business
Ishan Puri

Business is about teamwork. At Synocate, I have learned that the team is one of the most important factors in success. In addition to the team, buildi...