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Why the Gig Economy Is Sputtering

Steven Hill | Posted 04.01.2016 | Business
Steven Hill

Many of these Ayn Randian-inspired startups have been kept alive by subsidies of the venture capital kind which, for various reasons, are starting to dry up.

San Luis Obispo: The New Napa?

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 03.29.2016 | Travel
James Marshall Crotty

Roughly halfway between Silicon San Francisco - and the window-breaking, Google-Bus-halting envy its digital strivers engender - and LA's brain-depleting smog, sits the crown jewel of the California Central Coast: San Luis Obispo. If you're traveling to this good, kind burg, you need to slow down. Slow way down.

40 Million Caregivers and Not Growing Strong

Robin Raskin | Posted 01.19.2017 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Today, nearly forty million Americans are providing unpaid care of aging, disabled or other people who need assistance. One fourth of these are mille...

How The Uber Economy Can Become A Race To The Bottom

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business

Growth in on-demand services helps customers improve their lives by finding somebody else to clear out the garage, put up the shelves or run errands. ...

The Downside to Lower Labor Costs in the Sharing Economy

Maureen Conway | Posted 11.08.2014 | Business
Maureen Conway

In this country, we believe in the value of work. The American ideal is that if you work hard and save then you should be able to pay your bills and take care of yourself and your family. In other words, you should not be poor.

It's College Students vs. the Corporate Machine -- and the Machine's Winning

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

That's how the Corporate Machine works. Colleges and universities are there to generate its "inputs," intellectual and human, not to advance our collective understanding and knowledge.

8 Women In Tech Generating Buzz This Year

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.10.2013 | Women

It's no secret that women are underrepresented in the tech world. In fact, according to Women Who Tech, only 2 percent of open source developers a...

Women Entrepreneurs on the Rise

Jack Hidary | Posted 04.06.2012 | Women
Jack Hidary

What else can the tech world do to engage more women to start and lead companies?

Peer-To-Peer Job Sites Inspire Micro-Entrepreneurs

Reuters | Posted 02.09.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters - By Darren Dahl) - Chris Mok, like many Americans over the past few years, lost his job in the wake of the Great Recession. While Wok, 46...