The Palo Alto Weekly recently posed the question, "How do you define your social class?" to residents of a ritzy Silicon Valley city. Over 80 people living in Palo Alto and earning up to $399,999 a year in income considered themselves...Show More Summary
“Silicon Valley has developed an echo-chamber. It doesn’t require a lot of research to clearly see that the majority of people working there are very similar when it comes to race, gender, socioeconomic background, and education. And...Show More Summary
The Winter Olympics have been full of mind-blowing feats of athleticism and artistry. This is not one of them. Elizabeth Swaney made her Olympic debut in the freeski halfpipe on Monday. It was... not impressive. She casually slides back and forth down the halfpipe, like she's on vacation in Aspen instead of competing against elite athletes. Show More Summary
One of the top pieces of advice I can give anyone is this: if you want to buy great wines at a discount, don’t buy from famous places. Case in point: Knights Valley produces some killer Cabs, but you probably never heard […] The post Beringer 2014 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Knights Valley appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia.
Dante Scott had a double-double and Jordan Evans scored all of his 14 points in the second half as Mississippi Valley State rallied to beat Prairie View A&M 76-71
Filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson is up for more Oscars with his latest movie, "Phantom Thread." And he's pretty excited about that, even if his kids aren't.
From Silicon Valley to Main Street U.S.A., who exactly are we talking about when we talk about America's entrepreneurs and small business owners? See if you find yourself described here. The post Who Are Today’s American Entrepreneurs? A Snapshot of U.S. Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal reports today that Peter Thiel is right: Silicon Valley is a liberal echo chamber and that’s prompting a lot of people to move away. Here’s the evidence: “I think the politics of San Francisco have gotten a little bit crazy,” said Tom McInerney, an angel investor who moved a decade ago […]
Hi there. Are you looking for a free game for either your PC, PlayStation 4, or Xbox One? Wonderful, because we've got 15 keys (six PC, six PS4, three Xbox) to give away to you, our beloved cheap bastard Dtoiders! Defender's Quest: Valley...Show More Summary
By Chris Strait, Bash Boxing: The San Fernando Valley’s only professional boxing show kicked off the 2018 season this past weekend. Despite the NBA All Star Game in town, Valley Fight Night produced another packed house at the World Famous Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City, California. Show More Summary
Desmond Koney writes:First Impressions of a Ghanaian Entrepreneur in the ‘Silicon Valley of Hardware’I am Desmond Koney, a mechanical engineer, a maker, and an entrepreneur from Ghana. I believe the transformation of Africa is a responsibility bestowed upon the present generation of African youth. Show More Summary
Freezing temperatures are forecast to sweep much of California this week, potentially endangering the state’s almonds and other lucrative Central Valley crops. Temperatures in most rural areas of the San Joaquin Valley, the heart of the state’s agricultural sector, are expected to fall to the mid-20s...
PROGRESSIVES RUIN EVERYTHING THEY TAKE OVER: WSJ: Tech Workers Plan On Leaving Silicon Valley In Droves.
Twelve young women from San Fernando High School in California have created a solar-powered tent to serve the growing homeless population in the San Fernando Valley. Daniela Orozco and her classmates noticed the stunning increase in people living on the streets in San Fernando, a city located 20 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. Show More Summary
Wikipedia Nestled in a valley high in the Himalayas in northern India is a small lake named Roopkund, known locally as Mystery Lake. The area around Roopkund Lake is uninhabited; at an altitude of over five kilometers, the lake is frozen for all but one month out of the year, and ice storms occasionally pose a significant threat. Show More Summary
Florence is a new and inventive visual novel for smartphones, and it's the latest game from Ken Wong, the lead designer on the original Monument Valley. It's out now on iOS for £2.99 and is coming soon to Android. Please note: This article contains extensive spoilers for the plot of Florence. Florence has fallen in love. Show More Summary
In The Daily Beast, Joel Kotkin paints a disturbing picture of urban designs that could jettison the concept of privacy.
Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel has said he plans to leave Silicon Valley in part because of its perceived cultural uniformity, joining other investors who have defected from the nation’s high-tech cradle.
Peter Thiel is distancing himself from Silicon Valley in general and Facebook in particular. That opens up an opportunity to revisit some of the CSR issues that Triple Pundit has been exploring.