Trust, Transparency and Totalitarianism
Posted at 8:00h, 04 Oct 2016 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Don’t look at us: Mark Zuckerberg started it. Last week, The Guardian published a piece entitled Facebook and Google: most powerful and secretive empires we’ve ever known, and, considering the power and reach of the platforms, they’re not merely tech companies: more accurately, they are perhaps two of the most powerful nation-states in the world […]
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Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
Posted at 8:00h, 27 Sep 2016 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
While we do realize that many tech companies have young founders whose youthful missteps can sometimes be forgiven, yea, even in business, neither companies nor founders stay young forever, and we were just wondering what the benchmark is for when certain tech companies will grow up and take responsibility. It recently came to light that […]
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Grey Is the New Black
Posted at 8:00h, 20 Sep 2016 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Not in a good way. Bloomberg News recently published a piece reminding us that It’s Tough Being Over 40 in Silicon Valley. Reminding, as this is not exactly breaking news, and nothing has changed since it first surfaced in the days of Web 1.0, and even then, it was getting old fast. The tech sector […]
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The Technology Sniff Test
Posted at 8:00h, 13 Sep 2016 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
As we were riding the Citibike down 9th Avenue early one morning, the exhaust fumes from the buses heading into the Lincoln Tunnel conjured up memories of London and the early morning smell of the traffic exhaust there. Funny how certain smells can almost fool the senses and transport one to a different time and […]
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The Onward and Forward Edition
Posted at 8:00h, 06 Sep 2016 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
It’s September and everyone’s back, meaning that it’s time to get back to it. As if… Welcome back and as we said, no editorial this week, although, two things: 1 – We will remind you that September is traditionally one of the biggest months in investing, so hope that you spent your summer refining your […]
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