I like to think of my work as making technology more human. This is why I became interested in Etsy. Etsy helps work be more human -- you can stay at home and work alongside your kids -- and it makes commerce more personal.
Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that this week marked the opening of state- and federal-run insurance marketplaces. While we don't know how they'll be regarded over time, initial reactions to them run the gamut from cynicism and uncertainty to measured optimism.
As America's children grow up and enter into the health insurance marketplace on their own, they will be the first generation who simply will not understand what the terms 'pre-existing condition' and 'lifetime cap' mean.
Hurting puppies is unfathomable to most of us. Americans love puppies, and many of us agree with the late Charles M. Schulz's sentiments: "Happiness is a warm puppy." But despite all the adoration, puppies (and their mothers) continue to suffer in puppy mills.
Did Marketplace's Rob Schmitz really think that, on a tour of the facility arranged by Apple and Foxxconn that he would meet underaged workers, people poisoned on the job, or people who had been hurt in a explosion?
At first blush, net neutrality seems an unlikely contender as a model for consensus-building in our nation's capital, one that takes into account not just the views of politicians, but of all stakeholders.
While important I refuse to call this meeting a "summit," since Democratic and Republican politicians squabbling simply does not reach the heights of two nuclear powers tensely sitting down to talk about missiles.