Queen Rania Al Abdullah has taken a personal interest in the MOOc trend. She believes it will benefit minority groups in the Arab World, especially young women.
Guest Post I’m a staff software engineer at a fast-growing Web startup. Here’s my three pieces of advice for overcoming bias in the workplace.
Guest Post I also explored the advantages of job-sharing for employers and was quickly sold. It is a proven family-friendly flexible solution, an effective way to retain high quality talent, and produces exceptional work quality.
With the new money and youthful vigor of the tech community, the opera company of today is too big and too bold to fail.
A great company culture doesn’t have to cost a lot of money — it’s not about masseuses and prime rib.
Australian entrepreneur journeys to San Francisco to separate myth from reality about the local startup scene.
Guest Post If you have to choose between someone who “fits” in your startup and someone who is technically excellent, go for the former. Here’s why.
Another year, another chance to throw a rubber sphere at the Twilio guys’ heads. For a good cause, of course.
Looks like Andreessen-Horowitz is building out its social investments side of the business. It came out today that the venture firm hired Twitter culture guru Elizabeth Weil to help expand its social know-how.
It’s like that ABC show Wife Swap, but with developers instead of wives and probably a bit less awkwardness and drama. Probably.
Guest Post I’ve often been asked, “Why did you found ZestCash in Los Angeles?” This is polite code for “You’re an idiot. There are no good software engineers outside of Silicon Valley. You can’t build a technology company anywhere else.”
Thousands of security professionals, hackers, federal agents and media descended on Las Vegas this week to attend the Black Hat and Defcon conferences. The two conferences exhibit the extremes of hacker and security culture, with federal agents and major corporations descending on Black Hat in large numbers and mohawk-styled hackers and Electronic Frontier Foundation lawyers attending Defcon. It’s like the difference between law enforcement and pranksterism, where both have the object of protecting freedom.
It was only a matter of time before the tools of technology fell into the hands of America’s enemies. The Taliban have begun to embrace the microblogging platform of Twitter, according to the Guardian.
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Dharmesh Shah is a serial software entrepreneur and the founder and CTO of HubSpot, which provides marketing software for small businesses. This column originally appeared on his blog. )