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Come Out, Come Out: The Tim Cook Moment Is Here

Looking back, I guess we in the media might have asked Apple CEO Tim Cook if he were gay.

Me especially, since I am gay. And, like many, I had heard all the assumptions about the self-effacing exec’s sexual orientation, even though he and I had never once discussed the issue. 1,609 more words


Tech Culture: What YOU Had To Say

A few days ago, I asked the beautiful crowdsource whether they thought tech culture, however they perceive it or experience it, was an overall positive or negative. 611 more words

Blackstone's top lobbyist finally found a Democrat he likes

Over two decades as a Republican super-lobbyist, Wayne Berman has repaid his party with nearly $900,000 in personal campaign contributions. On Monday, for the first time since 1994, the Blackstone Group executive opened his wallet for a Democrat. 562 more words


How many Uber investors does it take to raise $2 million for charity?

Most venture capitalists and tech entrepreneurs typically don’t spend tons of time in New York, but a bunch of them filled the giant ballroom at swank Wall Street fixture Cipriani for a charity gala last week. 774 more words


Leadership is not a stepping stone

This line of thought was inspired by a tweet from Carter Schonwald:

Soo… I guess pre series b companies depend on engineers to over estimate the value of equity In exchange for salary discount?

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In Flight Entertainment San Francisco Trip Two


When The Cinnamon Girl and I travel, we like to download and watch movies that take place in the cities we’re going to visit. Most cities have movies set in them or, at least, most cities to which we travel do. 183 more words


Searching for my Maverick

It’s nearly 4am and even though I’m tired and have been sleep deprived for a week…I cannot fall asleep!

A minute ago I was laying in bed, between my 3-year-old son and my husband…my son has croup and had a little crisis, at bedtime. 578 more words