Levi Sumagaysay is editor of the combined SiliconBeat and Good Morning Silicon Valley. She also blogs and is the online producer for SiliconValley.com, the Mercury News tech website. Email: lsumagaysay (at) mercurynews (dot-com).
Among the many things the tech industry has been criticized for — see today's Quoted — it has been blasted for its attitude that technology can solve all the world's ills. At Google I/O earlier this month, for Read More →
"It's very possible for somebody to show up [in Silicon Valley]... and have had absolutely no exposure at all to politics, social issues, history. When the government shows up, it's bad news. They go, 'Oh , my God, government is Read More →
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer certainly has people paying attention: moms, telecommuters, Tumblr-heads and the rest of the tech world, of course. Now, professional photographers.
"Today, with cameras as pervasive as they are there’s no such thing really as professional photographers. ... Read More →
"The libertarians' zeal took Bitcoin from nothing to something, and then you had people that were attracted by the anonymous nature, who mostly use it for [illegal] online gambling. But the appeal of zero transaction costs is universal."
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Adrenaflate (to conflate adrenaline with love), inattextive (incessant phone use during social situations) and other words from the Emotionary, a place for "words that don't exist for feelings that do." Tracking textiles: what happens to your clothes after Read More →