| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:00 PM
From "Brave New World" to "The Hunger Games," dystopian fiction generally presents a closed, ostensibly perfect society from the point of view of the outsider who doesn't fit in. The less-often told story is what it's like to be part of the crowd. Who...
| Oct 6, 2013
In April, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Forbes his personal goal for 2013: To interact with one non-Facebook employee each day.
What a guy!
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:46 AM
The end came quickly for Silk Road, when federal agents crept in to nab the alleged kingpin of the secret $1.2 billion online drug marketplace as he sat at his laptop in the sci-fi section of a San Francisco public library.
Within hours, though, many...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:02 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg brought undocumented immigrants to Silicon Valley to "hack" for immigration reform.
Twenty immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children began taking part in a 25-hour "hackathon"...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Back in the 1980s, when I lived in Nairobi, foreign residents had a simple way of obtaining Kenyan shillings.
They'd write a check in, say, U.S. dollars on their U.S. bank accounts to the Indian man who owned the ice cream store down the block. He'd pay...
| Nov 28, 2013
This is not the old tired side of immigration reform that talks about those who come to this country seeking the jobs that Americans will not take.
This is quite the opposite.
Mark Zuckerberg says U.S. immigration reform is "one of the biggest civil...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Esta no es la misma vieja discusión sobre la necesidad que Estados Unidos tiene de aprobar una ley de inmigración que le permitiría a los indocumentados legalizar su estadía en este país.
En este caso el que aboga por una reforma migratoria es Mark...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:41 AM
As we observed more than a year ago in relation to Facebook's initial public offering, entrepreneurs distinguish between venture investors and stock market investors this way:
"Venture money is expensive money, but it's smart money. Stock market money...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Being the sister to the man who connected more than a billion people through Facebook can cause you to get overshadowed, and Randi Zuckerberg is getting a little tired of it.
Randi went on BBC's "Woman's Hour" radio program this week where she half...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:38 AM
In an open letter to Washington, eight major technology companies are calling for sweeping changes in the way the U.S. government collects information on citizens.
The letter was signed by AOL Inc., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc., Google Inc., LinkedIn...
| Oct 17, 2013
One challenge facing screenwriters and directors today towers above the rest. It is this: How do you make something vital and interesting out of a story of guys, in a sweat, looking at keyboards?
"The Social Network" solved the problem by, among other...