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Silicon Valley: It is Time to Start Caring about Dodd-Frank

Sarah Nadav | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics
Sarah Nadav

There is so much noise around Trump's executive orders, but when it comes to repealing Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act there...

Women Executives Face Gender Discrimination In The Issuance Of Stock Options

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 02.13.2017 | Women
Rachel Wolfson

The recent Women's March was one of the largest protests in U.S. history, highlighting the notion that gender diversity in America has reached an all ...

Women's mentorship takes spotlight at the Watermark Conference

Charu Sharma | Posted 02.13.2017 | Women
Charu Sharma

One could hear a pin drop as Emmy-winning actress and keynote speaker Viola Davis talked about growing up in abject poverty in North Carolina and bein...

Did Uber and Airbnb Grow Ethically?

Quora | Posted 02.13.2017 | Business
Quora

Did Uber and Airbnb grow ethically? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and b...

How Uber and Airbnb Broke the Startup Mold

Quora | Posted 02.10.2017 | Business
Quora

What was similar about Uber and Airbnb in their early days? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to...

There Is Passive Income Hiding In Your Driveway

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 02.06.2017 | San Francisco
Rachel Wolfson

With more than 38 million people living in California, a surprisingly low number of on-street public parking spaces are made available. As a result, commuters waste time and experience frustration as they endlessly search to find parking.

Tech Giants Rail Against Donald Trump's Immigrant Ban In Legal Brief

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.06.2017 | Business

Nearly 100 powerhouse companies, including Apple, Facebook, Google, Netflix, Twitter and Microsoft filed an amicus — “friend of the court” — b...

Startups: 5 Warning Signs You Are Failing

Brian de Haaff | Posted 02.03.2017 | Business
Brian de Haaff

So you want to start a company. You have done your research. And you know it will be hard work. You probably found the oft-cited statistic that 80 per...

5 Essential Tips For Entrepreneurs Seeking To Optimize Their Fundraising Efforts

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 02.02.2017 | Business
Rachel Wolfson

Every entrepreneur knows that raising capital can be the toughest part of starting a company. Fundraising can be especially challenging for CEOs also ...

How Facebook's Design Process Has Changed Since Inception

Quora | Posted 02.01.2017 | Technology
Quora

How has the Facebook product design process changed since it was first introduced? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where ...

How Has Being Openly Gay Affected Your Career in Silicon Valley?

Quora | Posted 01.24.2017 | Business
Quora

How has being openly gay affected your career path in Silicon Valley? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling qu...

Is Silicon Valley Truly Libertarian? Is Politics Society's OS, Ripe For Disruption?

Druce Vertes, CFA | Posted 01.20.2017 | Business
Druce Vertes, CFA

I heard it was you Talkin' 'bout a world Where all is free It just couldn't be And only a fool would say that - Steely Dan A hero is someone who ...

What Are Some Startup Strategies That People Should Implement Into Their Daily Lives?

Quora | Posted 01.18.2017 | Business
Quora

What are some startup strategies that people should implement into their daily lives? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network whe...

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 QuietRev.com 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
Quora

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
Quora

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
Quora

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...