U.S. chief technology officer Todd Park is stepping down (updated)


Updated (8:11 p.m. PST): Updated with confirmation of Park’s departure via an independent source that spoke with VentureBeat. If there’s one thing most folks in the tech industry can agree on, it’s that there aren’t nearly enough technology-minded individuals helping…

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The noPhone, Because Smartphone Separation Anxiety Is Real


The other day, as I sat on the couch with a dead iPhone resting on my belly, I found myself wondering why my phone is constantly dead. And I had a revelation: I’d rather have a dead phone within reach than be…

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The Pros and Cons of Sassy Job Titles

Social Media Ninja. Email Marketing Guru. Director of First Impressions. If you’re involved in the job search right now, chances are you’ve come across at least a couple of these unusual job listings. With recruiters and employers pulling out all the…

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Does Tech Improve Your Quality of Life?

Have you ever heard people say that technology is getting in the way of human interaction? Or that our high-tech, always-connected world is making us miserable? I’ve seen those stories too. But what they don’t mention is that tech is…

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Look Before You Accept!


The market is on a tear in the LA area and you are on your third or fourth interview in the past few weeks. The calls keep coming in and opportunities abound, but you have a good job and want…

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