Category Archives: Silicon Valley
Remember, what Google (and Facebook) are really selling is YOU: Google will soon let advertisers tap into one of the most lucrative types of ad targeting: email addresses. The search giant is rolling out a new tool called Customer Match, … Continue reading
The 2016 Money Chase, Cont. Hey guys, remember the other day when ¡JEB! the Smartest Bush® Instagram’ed himself taking an Uber to Sunnyvale where he discovered LinkedIn and wrote a blog about The Sharing Economy, flashed his Apple Watch around? … Continue reading
Varney, of course, is against an increase in the minimum wage because, as he says, it makes employees greedy. And then, of course, he decides to give an example of how increasing the minimum wage will drag dowm innovation: “Let … Continue reading
As part of a law suit here in Silicon Valley, via the emails of various CEOs, we have learned that titans of industry–those Galtian overlords–conspired to keep engineers from switching companies and presumably receiving higher wages. Instead of letting the … Continue reading
San Jose: 21 people treated for burns after firewalk at Tony Robbins appearance As ‘Spoon would say, “I thought he was dead.” People are still falling for this grift?
…make a series about Silicon Valley: The projects are real. The dreams are real. But will Bravo’s upcoming reality television show about Silicon Valley startup culture capture the true toil of entrepreneurs trying to improve life through online apps and … Continue reading
Sorry for the absence, taking care of some chores today. As per my tradition I take a walk and scatter wild flower seeds in the empty lots and other wild places around my neighborhood; some years I’m just feeding the … Continue reading
From the local fishwrap: The Google (GOOG) executive who deftly used social media to spark the Egyptian revolution arrived for the first time where he said he belongs — Silicon Valley — imploring a group of young Internet entrepreneurs Thursday … Continue reading
From today’s fish wrap here in Silicon Valley: There is a kink in the hose of prosperity. Sweet Jebus. The prosperity hose has a kink.