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The Birds Take on San Francisco

December 22, 2014

Folks, many of you might know that I've got quite the community of birds right outside my office window. They've all got their own personalities and agendas (though, they all like to eat), but they really spruce up my home office. I kinda like to give 'em personalities based on their expressions and their demeanor…. Read more »

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Bay Area's Most Influential Biz-Tech Figure, Clerical Error?

November 14, 2014

Folks, it seems I've won the Bay Area's Most Influential Biz-Tech Figure… (clerical error?) (you can see a bigger version of the image here…) And, on that note… I thought this photo seemed appropriate. Though, it's a bit of a joke, I'm in a pedi-cab modeled after the Iron Throne in the Game of Thrones. In… Read more »

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La Vida Craigbert

September 12, 2014

Craigbert, or a really accurate portrait During my IBM and Charles Schwab years (1976-95) I lived La Vida Dilbert [dilbert.com], seriously hardcore. Dilbert really captures the truth of much corporate life, and does so perfectly from the software worker's perspective. It's also a brilliant commentary on organizational behavior. Personally, I have to always commit to… Read more »

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7 Brilliant Women in Tech

June 24, 2014

Hey, there are some women in the tech sector who really get stuff done. My team and I really wanted to highlight some disruptors who we haven't featured before. They're the real deal. Susan Buck, Co-Founder of The Women’s Coding Collective Follow @susanbuck A programmer, designer, and educator with over 15 years of web development… Read more »

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Interview: Swords to Plowshares

July 30, 2013

Hey there, as many of you know, I gave $50k to the CrowdRise Veterans Charity Challenge earlier this month. The total money raised for Veterans and Milfams exceeded $448,000.   In my #VetsChallenge wrap up post, I asked you to stay tuned for the interviews I'd be conducting with two great orgs, both winners of… Read more »

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IAVA's Hiring Heroes Smart Job Fair

September 28, 2011

Next month, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) is bringing our Combat to Career program to San Francisco, and we need your support to make it a huge success.  As you may have seen, TIME Magazine recently featured five IAVA member veterans on the cover, calling Iraq and Afghanistan veterans “The New Greatest Generation.” (http://iava.org/faces-next-greatest-generation). The… Read more »

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