Two young journalists were shot and killed on camera Monday by a disgruntled and possibly psychotic former colleague. The spectacle of gun violence in America has reared its ugly head once again. Much has been said and written about the need for keeping guns out of the hands of mentally ill people, (a message I have addressed in my as yet unpublished book, Swimming Lessons: A Mother's Tale of Navi
By Mary McKay on Aug 27, 2015
If you are a new college student, you might be feeling a lot of trepidation about how the next four years are going to unfold. There’s certainly a lot to be nervous about. You have academics to think about. You want to develop a great social life. You want to meet new friends and perhaps even go on a few dates. You’ll want to enjoy campus life and get as involved as you possibly can. That’s one ch
By Julie Ellis on Aug 26, 2015
As August winds down, baseball excitement is heating up. The 2015 Major League Baseball regular season will conclude with the eventual World Series champions being determined in November, but there are a whole lot of action-packed days and nights ahead before we get to that point. With the stretch drive fast approaching, here’s a look at how things stand in the baseball world. American League AL E
By Darren Richardson on Aug 21, 2015
Iconoclast artist Banksy has taken many shots at advertising. He’s called advertisers bullies, he’s mocked and parodied advertising in many forms, and he’s insisted advertising creates desires and makes people feel bad about themselves. It’s a harsh viewpoint that could easily be countered (for instance, desire existed long before advertising did), but it’s hard to disagree with his harshest criti
By Michael Foster on Aug 20, 2015
On a recent Saturday night, the intrepid thespians of New York City’s Shakespeare in the Parking Lot unpacked their scenery, polished up their lines, and made sure the SUVs were parked before the opening words of “As You Like It.” By the end of the evening the troupe had given new definition to the phrase: “All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players” It was the People’s Shak
By Suzanne Surbeck on Aug 11, 2015
“Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.”— Yogi Berra Summer is a special time for baseball fans, and it’s also the most popular time of the year to take a vacation. With a little planning, fans of the game can arrange their vacation time so they can see multiple games in multiple parks — or multiple games in the same park — over the course of a vacation we
By Darren Richardson on Jul 30, 2015
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By Joe Kukura on Aug 27, 2015
She is the co-founder of Storyhackers, a San Francisco based content marketing and data storytelling company that works with a dozen ad tech clients. In past lives, she built 7-figure ad budgets from the ground up, created complex analytics systems to quantify direct response marketing patterns, and forged strategic partnerships with more than 40 ad tech companies.
Fresh out of journalism school, Clint left the seedy paradise of Reno to try and make it in the Bay Area. After a year and a few gigs, he is making it as a freelance tech reporter (sorta) and indulges his geeky passions.
Michael McEnaney is a veteran tech writer who has launched and written for several consumer tech websites.
Christa is a writer, product developer, and marketing professional. She founded the creative consulting practice, Chasing Down the Muse. Most of her writing lies at the intersection of business, technology, and culture. Her extensive writing portfolio includes features on PBS, BusinessWeek.com, Wise Bread, The Motley Fool, and a series of live blogs from Mashable's Social Good Summit. She is the Founder of content development company http://chasingdownthemuse.com. Read her personal blog at http://christainnewyork.com and follow her on Twitter @christanyc and LinkedIn http://linkedin.com/in/christaavampato.
Joe Kukura is a freelance writer with four years experience covering Bay Area news with NBC Bay Area and SFist. He enjoys long walks in the projects, his iPad is completely smeared with fingerprint splotches, and he has served on multiple small business' Boards of Directors.
Often blinded by science, I am a Bay Area-based journalist and playwright. I focus on tech innovation and the business of Silicon Valley. I've had plays produced in the Bay Area, Chicago, Boston, and Washington, D.C.
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