The Best Jobs Are in Government. No, Really

The Best Jobs Are in Government. No, Really

One of those trips to Afghanistan was at the request of the Navy. New flavors of unmanned aerial systems (which I’m just going to call drones) are being deployed constantly, they’re getting cheaper, and they can do all kinds of nasty things to American forces....
Why Zuckerberg’s Embrace of Mayor Pete Should Worry You

Why Zuckerberg’s Embrace of Mayor Pete Should Worry You

We recently learned that Elizabeth Warren is the kind of presidential candidate Mark Zuckerberg considers an existential threat to Facebook. She is, after all, determined to break up the sprawling social-networking empire. But what about the others? What sort of...
Tech Marketing Is Losing Its Cool

Tech Marketing Is Losing Its Cool

The year 2015 was a heady time to do marketing for tech startups. The venture baronry that controlled the fates of founders had decided that markets, rather than engineering or personnel, made or broke new companies. If you were a strategist or a creative, swagger...
Silicon Valley Cynicism in the Age of Trump and Zuckerberg

Silicon Valley Cynicism in the Age of Trump and Zuckerberg

Elizabeth Warren had Facebook in her sights this week, using Twitter to ask a provocative question many of us were thinking to ourselves: “Trump and Zuckerberg met at the White House two weeks ago. What did they talk about?” In the process, she shined a light on the...