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Tech leaders routinely ask “where are the women” when they are THERE. Just because they don’t see them doesn’t make women invisible.

I’ve grown up in Silicon Valley, literally picking the apricots in the orchards in which Apple built its first building. For a group of people who think of themselves as SO FRICKING smart, and ahead of the curve, they are anything but. On gender representation in their industry… they are nearly dead last. ~about equivalent to the Oil industry, those innovators.

Posted June 20, 2015

You are not a node. You are a frequency.

Posted March 2, 2015

With a $10Billion dollar talent crisis, Workforce planning is going to pass up financial systems in terms of strategic importance.

Posted February 10, 2015
““There were certainly barriers. But I have to be African-American, and I have to be gay. That’s what I am.””

Posted January 9, 2015

Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave men or they are no better than dreams. (Emerson.)

Posted January 5, 2015

The rise of contractors and freelancers is a trend that will continue. And the question is how does this affect prosperity when the social “contract” is undefined.

Posted January 5, 2015

Five million jobs in the retail sector were lost as a result of automated  systems. Humanoid robots to replace majority of human workers: “as inevitable as airplanes” by 2055. Link:

Posted January 5, 2015

Why do women make less money than Men?

A new study finds that it’s not just an employee’s gender that matters in determining salary: The gender and age of the employee’s manager also is important. In fact, the pay gap is widest when older men manage young women. The study also found that the reverse is true: Men working for women earned less than women working for women. The findings support the thesis that getting more women into manager roles could have a powerful trickle-down effect on closing the pay gap.

Posted December 10, 2014

More than 92 M Americans — 37% of the population aged 16+ — are outside the work force. Modern economy, leaving people behind.

Posted November 21, 2014
“Inventing Products is Less Valuable Than Inventing Ideas: In a paper published last year in the Academy of Management Review called “The Second Face of Appropriability: Generative Appropriability and Its Determinants,” Ahuja makes distinctions between two types of value: “primary appropriability,” or a company’s’ ability to exploit the opportunity of an invention by turning it into a product, and “generative appropriability,” a firm’s ability to capture the later value inherent in the idea.”

Posted November 7, 2014
“Research shows how to let performance trump gender bias by evaluating candidates in groups, rather than one by one.”

Posted November 6, 2014

Public School (In USA) are “Majority Minority” in 2014

Posted October 27, 2014
“87.7% of America’s workforce is not able to contribute to their full potential because they don’t have passion for their work.”

Posted October 22, 2014
“VC investment in female-led businesses grew from 5 to 15% in last 15yrs. (research), but only 2.7% of the VC-funded companies studied had women CEOs.”

Posted October 14, 2014
““Minority” is not racist, but is widely used in such a way as to imply racial identity—a nonspecific racial identity that, whatever it may be, is simply … NOT white.”

- On the myth of minority:
Posted October 13, 2014


We need feminism because human beings are more complex and beautiful than restrictive, outdated, and harmful gender binaries.

Posted October 7, 2014
“Digital technology is pushing, as usual, in both directions: that of further fracturing, but also that of building commonality.”

- Zeynep Tufekci from this piece:
Posted October 7, 2014