Category Archives: Spotlight on Talent

Brain Pickings

I discovered this little gem a little while ago and can’t keep my eyes off it. Brain Pickings is the brain child of Maria Popova, an interestingness hunter-gatherer and curious mind at large, who also writes for Wired UK andThe Atlantic, among others, and is

Brain Pickings

I discovered this little gem a little while ago and can’t keep my eyes off it. Brain Pickings is the brain child of Maria Popova, an interestingness hunter-gatherer and curious mind at large, who also writes for Wired UK andThe Atlantic, among others, and is

Aaron Swartz

Very interesting article that appeared in the NYMag about Aaron Swartz. The precocious coder, hacker visionary, and “pirate” was already a tech legend by the time he’d turned 17. But in the weeks since his suicide last month, at 26,

Aaron Swartz

Very interesting article that appeared in the NYMag about Aaron Swartz. The precocious coder, hacker visionary, and “pirate” was already a tech legend by the time he’d turned 17. But in the weeks since his suicide last month, at 26,

More good stuff

Below is a description of this book and a captivating interview with Dr. Peggy Drexler about it. The more I read from her the more I like her. About the Book Our Fathers, Ourselves: Daughters, Fathers and the Changing American

More good stuff

Below is a description of this book and a captivating interview with Dr. Peggy Drexler about it. The more I read from her the more I like her. About the Book Our Fathers, Ourselves: Daughters, Fathers and the Changing American

Ostrich Pillow

I just saw this in the news. I love it! I want one! It was invented by a studio in Madrid by a Spaniard and a Brit. They got their financing on Kickstarter. Full article below in Spanish….    En

Ostrich Pillow

I just saw this in the news. I love it! I want one! It was invented by a studio in Madrid by a Spaniard and a Brit. They got their financing on Kickstarter. Full article below in Spanish….    En

What are babies thinking?

A friend sent me the link to this TED video with Alison Gopnik talking about her research on what babies are thinking. Fun stuff. Made me see positive side of my 7-year-old twins being still so dependent on me: they

What are babies thinking?

A friend sent me the link to this TED video with Alison Gopnik talking about her research on what babies are thinking. Fun stuff. Made me see positive side of my 7-year-old twins being still so dependent on me: they

Marissa Mayer

Originally posted on Business & Money:
Marissa Mayer, Google’s 20th employee and a 37-year-old self-proclaimed “geek,” was already one of the most respected executives in Silicon Valley. But her appointment as the new CEO of Internet giant Yahoo! instantly propels…

Marissa Mayer

Originally posted on Business & Money:
Marissa Mayer, Google’s 20th employee and a 37-year-old self-proclaimed “geek,” was already one of the most respected executives in Silicon Valley. But her appointment as the new CEO of Internet giant Yahoo! instantly propels…

Eve Ensler

Eve Ensler on a traumatic childhood, the runaway success of The Vagina Monologues, and founding V-day to fight violence against women worldwide. Eve Ensler | MAKERS. ACCOMPLISHMENT MOST PROUD OF: The City of Joy THREE WORDS TO DESCRIBE HERSELF: Intense, emotional, and

Eve Ensler

Eve Ensler on a traumatic childhood, the runaway success of The Vagina Monologues, and founding V-day to fight violence against women worldwide. Eve Ensler | MAKERS. ACCOMPLISHMENT MOST PROUD OF: The City of Joy THREE WORDS TO DESCRIBE HERSELF: Intense, emotional, and