Why You Need to Pay Attention to the Blockchain: A Crash Course in Internet History
Posted at 8:00h, 21 Nov 2017 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
There was a time when the idea of giving your credit card information online was unthinkable, despite the fact that you’d readily hand it over to a total stranger (aka, waiter) in a restaurant, who would vanish for a few minutes before returning it. Now people don’t think twice about it, despite what we know […]
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The Titans of Tech Went to Sun Valley and All They Brought Me Was this Lousy Hashtag
Posted at 8:00h, 18 Jul 2017 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
The tech leaders are always the first ones out there fighting for immigrants’ rights, organizing rallies and protests. But when women are sexually harassed and assaulted in the hallowed halls of Silicon Valley, the best they’re able to muster is a hashtag,
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A Tale of Two Titans
Posted at 8:00h, 27 Jun 2017 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Do you have to be an asshole in order to be a disruptor? Accoding to one of Uber's early investors you do.
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How to Defy the Laws of Time and Physics – And (Sometimes) Common Sense
Posted at 8:00h, 09 May 2017 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Alan Kay said that the best way to predict the future is to invent it, which does encapsulate the Silicon Valley mindset: get the product out there and worry about the economics later. We’re the best and the brightest. Someone will figure it out. Or not, which more often seems to be the case.
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TIme for the End of an Error
Posted at 8:00h, 25 Apr 2017 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Much attention has been paid lately to the ‘bad players’ of technology. The Atlantic asked, Is the Silicon Valley Dynasty Coming to an End? Ethical lapses at some of the tech industry’s biggest companies suggest a chilling reality of what really matters in the world’s most rollicking economy, while Business Insider reported yet another Uber […]
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