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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.

What It's Like to be a Female CEO in Silicon Valley

Quora | Posted 06.24.2016 | Business
Quora

What is it like to be a female CEO in Silicon Valley? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answ...

Some Challenges Born Of The Orlando Massacre, Including A Challenge To Silicon Valley

Matthew Fox | Posted 06.22.2016 | Impact
Matthew Fox

As families, friends, and supporters gather for the funerals of the innocent victims of the horrific Orlando shooting, I see three profound challenges coming to the fore for our society.

How it Feels To Be in a NYC Startup [Video]

Chris Castiglione | Posted 06.22.2016 | Comedy
Chris Castiglione

"I have a friend, who is friends... with someone who knows Tim Ferriss."

Philz Coffee is All About Community

Quora | Posted 06.22.2016 | San Francisco
Quora

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Social Impact Investing -- The Woman's Touch

Michael D. Shaw | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Michael D. Shaw

The rise of social impact investing is potentially a place where a lot of women might come in, wedding personal resolve, professional accomplishment, and making a difference in a way that reinforces what we already know: revolutionary progressivism is not gender-specific.

Silicon Valley CEO Says Trump Is 'On The Wrong Side Of History'

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky doesn't like Donald Trump very much. "Anyone who tries to put up barriers against culture is going to be on the wrong side of ...

Innovation in News Media World Report 2016: A Roadmap

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.18.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Daring to Print." So headlines Eric Fottorino, Editor of Le 1, and former editor of French daily Le Monde, in his foreword to what has become a ref...

Do Modern CMOs Have To Choose Between Awareness And Demand Generation?

Joe Hyland | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Joe Hyland

It's one of the most basic and yet persistent questions facing CMOs and marketers. Do we go the billboard route, which will presumably reach a wide audience, but one that will provide little data on customers and their interaction with the advertisement?

Meet The Startup That Wants To Solve Silicon Valley's Diversity Problem

Quora | Posted 06.13.2016 | Technology
Quora

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Here's What People Fear In China's 'Silicon Valley'

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 06.13.2016 | Technology

SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - A housing boom in China's wannabe "Silicon Valley" of Shenzhen risks undermining the city's tech boom as young professiona...

Here's What Happened When Elon Musk Met A ‘Silicon Valley’ Star

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 06.10.2016 | Technology

We've just got more evidence that Elon Musk is kind of delusional. If the billionaire entrepreneur's recent claim that we all live in a video game was...

Predictions for WWDC 2016

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 06.09.2016 | Technology
Carey Beth Elder

WWDC kicks off on Monday. For those of you who don't live in Silicon Valley where everyone's buzzing about it, it's Apple's annual developers conferen...

Three Scandinavian Startups to Look Out for in Silicon Valley

Ariel Kramer | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Ariel Kramer

One of the most competitive places on the planet is Silicon Valley. Almost every startup in the world fantasizes about turning their dreams into reali...

Are You Ready for "Cognified" Laundry? You'd Better Be

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

This review of Kevin Kelly's "The Inevitable" first appeared in my book review column in The New York Journal of Books. As founding executive editor ...

Why Shakespeare Can Help Silicon Valley CEOs With Their Passage to India

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 06.08.2016 | World
Bhaskar Chakravorti

This article first appeared as an op-ed in my column in the Indian Express. "Macbeth does not make my priority list," admitted Sun Microsystems found...

What Purpose Would Screenwriters Have in Elon Musk's Simulation Existence?

ScreenCraft | Posted 06.07.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

Apple and HBO. Think Different. Produce Better.

Stephen Rosa | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Stephen Rosa

Through obsessive attention to detail and quality of both Apple technology and HBO productions, new generations of storytellers were inspired to think different and produce better. I would love to see what Apple and HBO could create together.

Is Your Child a Smartphone Basket Case? Probably not.

Kevin Healey | Posted 06.04.2016 | Technology
Kevin Healey

Our gadgets are not inherently demonic and, with due respect to Joni Mitchell, our children are not merely "cellphone zombies" who "babble through the shopping malls." The kids are alright, or will be, if we we soundly reject the equally misguided cries of "tech will save us" and "tech is evil."

Peter Thiel v. Gawker: Who Should We Fear More?

Frederick O Daso | Posted 06.02.2016 | Media
Frederick O Daso

Who should we fear more? Media companies who could potentially violate our privacy as individuals by posting intimate moments with our loved ones and friends for all to "gawk" at?

Stop Talking About Your "Million Dollar" App Idea. No One Cares.

Steve Eakin | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Steve Eakin

I'm going to give you a completely mind-blowing secret. ... You sure you're ready for this? People literally lose their mind when I tell them this. ...

The Chilling Effect Peter Thiel's Battle With Gawker Could Have on Silicon Valley Journalism

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 05.31.2016 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

For better or worse, Gawker is entitled to the same freedom as any other news outlet. If it crosses the line, as it likely did with wrestler Hulk Hogan, the courts should deal with it. Silicon Valley's power brokers should not get involved because they have access to resources that rival those of governments. They can outspend any other entity and manipulate public opinion.

Going Against the Flow: Alaina Percival, CEO of Women Who Code

Charu Sharma | Posted 05.31.2016 | Women
Charu Sharma

Prior to Women Who Code, Alaina worked at PUMA's headquarters in Germany, as well as Riviera Partners and Snip.it, acquired by Yahoo. Alaina is also a CodePath Advisor. She loves chocolate and has visited more than 60 countries.

Going Against the Flow: Danielle Morrill, CEO of Mattermark

Charu Sharma | Posted 05.29.2016 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Danielle Morrill is the CEO & Cofounder of Mattermark, where her team helps dealmakers research and qualify opportunities to do business with the worl...

How Nanodegrees Can Help You Land Your Dream Tech Job

Quora | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Quora

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