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Facebook To Build Apartments In Silicon Valley

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business

Facebook is moving into the public real estate market in an effort to temper criticism of the tech industry’s impact on housing in Silicon Valley. T...

An Insider's Look At Silicon Valley

Michael Brenner | Posted 07.25.2016 | Books
Michael Brenner

Rare indeed is the insider account of life within one of America’s inner sanctums of power whose close observation is matched by a talent for critic...

#TalkToMe: The Only Women In The Room

Laura Mather | Posted 07.22.2016 | Women
Laura Mather

While I can easily write code, build software, and understand how all those ones and zeroes turn into images on a computer screen, I'm not a natural b...

The Freelance Economy Is Gaining Momentum

Rishon Blumberg | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology
Rishon Blumberg

In this article I'll briefly examine some of the elements required in order for a social movement to truly take hold and I'll relate these factors back to the current freelance movement that is accelerating at a rapid pace.

Silicon Valley Is Not An American Utopia, No Matter What Peter Thiel Thinks

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology

Peter Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal, described a lost age of American prosperity when he stepped on stage at the Republican National Convention Thursd...

The Deadly Race Between Politics and Technology: Thiel at Trump's Convention

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

Silicon Valley, famously, is as much about that over-used notion of disruption as it is about over-stated claims to making the world a better place. B...

How Jonah Ryan And 'Big Head' Explain America

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.15.2016 | Entertainment

On Thursday, two things happened. In the morning, The New York Times revealed that Donald Trump was dead even with Hillary Clinton in terms of nationa...

How Silicon Valley Startups Are Using Spirituality To Boost Productivity

Quartz | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.14.2016 | Religion

Every Tuesday, the employees of Nootrobox, a startup that develops “smart drugs” for heightened cognitive functioning, fast for 36 hours. Co-found...

A Response: What Silicon Valley Doesn't Get About Race

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 07.20.2016 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

What The Vanity Fair Article On Silicon Valley And Race Gets Wrong - and how to make it right As a woman of color who has been in the digital game fo...

Only 3 Percent Of Facebook's Senior Leadership Is Black

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 07.14.2016 | Technology

Facebook Inc (FB.O) said about a third of its workers are females, while black employees accounted for 3 percent of its U.S. senior leadership, both n...

Major Tech Leaders Pen Brutal Condemnation Of Trump

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics

Top leaders from more or less every tech company you can think of ― Google, Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, Slack, TaskRabbit, Flickr, Instacart and doze...

Journalist Accuses Former Senator Of Groping Her Years Ago: 'This Stuff Was Normal'

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics

Xeni Jardin, a tech journalist who co-founded the site Boing Boing, said Wednesday that former Sen. Birch Bayh (D-Ind.) ― an extraordinarily popular...

MyDrLynx's Brilliant Innovator Kristen Addix Offers Advice from the Gender-Biased Frontlines of the High Tech World

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 07.13.2016 | Technology
Ashley Jude Collie


Change Is Coming -- In A Meaningful Way -- To Tech Investing

Herbie Ziskend | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Herbie Ziskend

It's an old story that building a more inclusive startup economy, particularly within the technology space, is badly needed.

The Best Freelancers Use 4 Strategies To Protect Themselves

Rishon Blumberg | Posted 07.07.2016 | Technology
Rishon Blumberg

Anytime a strategic freelancer starts working on a project for one of their clients, they expose themselves to the possibility that an issue will arise during the course of, or at the end of, an engagement.

20 Brian Solis' Gems of Wisdom amid Gems of Montenegro

Milena Milićević | Posted 07.07.2016 | Technology
Milena Milićević

Many friends in my circle had the first seaside experience in Montenegro. For those of us who originate from Serbia, the story of our Montenegro travels would sound something like this: first with parents and then with friends we would glide all the way southern on bumby Serbian roads while we made an obligatory late break in Zlatibor mountain motels to taste grill delciacies and refresh ourselves.

Can the IoT prevent the next Flint?

Phil Simon | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
Phil Simon

Twenty years ago back in grad school, I remember watching Roger & Me, Michael Moore's moving 1989 American documentary about Flint, MI and the declin...

San Francisco Wants Tech Firms To Pay For The Problems They Helped Create

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business

The San Francisco tech boom has left many residents in the dust. Rents are soaring, fueled by the influx of highly paid tech talent into the city, and...

Why Our Vanity Slows Down Progress

Soren Petersen | Posted 07.04.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Torsten Kolind Important decision-makers, such as politicians, investors and business professionals have been conditioned to trust thei...

Don't Put Away Your Flag: Pride Events After June Keep The Celebration Going All Year

Jim Werner | Posted 07.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

We're bruised, but now, we're stronger. Let's prove it at these post-June Pride events.

Google Still A Long Way From Meeting Diversity Goals

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 07.01.2016 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet's Google on Thursday released data on its two-year-old initiative to create a more diverse U.S. workforce, saying i...

Inauthenticity In The Workplace: A Dangerous Tightrope For The Underrepresented In Tech

Psyched in San Francisco | Posted 07.01.2016 | San Francisco
Psyched in San Francisco

The desire to increase the diversity of experiences within the industry is inarguably a positive move. It is indisputable, however, that this trajectory has psychological costs to those minorities who are on the forefront of this movement.

What To Look Forward To In China's Startup Scene, And Why You Should Care

Jason Choi | Posted 07.01.2016 | Technology
Jason Choi

China presents a fascinating place for startup founders or founder-wannabes. Despite its status as the world's second largest economy, it is still considered a developing country with plenty of space for technological and social disruption.

Is Starting Your Own Company Your Cup of Tea?

Vinita Gupta | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Vinita Gupta

Are entrepreneurs born or raised? Should I start my own company or try to make headway in the one I am in? These are questions we face when things a...

California's Classic Road Trip: The Pacific Coast Highway

David Code | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel
David Code

Most of my family's travel is international, but when my son suggested driving the Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco down to Los Angeles, we couldn't resist.