Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple are not just engines of technological innovation in America ... they're also the path to Forbes' World's Billionaires list. But there is a little catch -- you gotta be a man.
That vision has produced events where Activision and the State Department, QuikSilver and the Gates Foundation rub shoulders with music industry giants. And where beauty and fashion -- Diane von Furstenberg -- meet brains and technology: Google Glass.
Technologist, billionaire, titan of industry, and philanthropist Bill Gates has been spending a lot of time lately looking at toilets.
And no, it wasn't due to a rough night at a Mexican restaurant.