Twitter Interns Make the Equivalent of $81,000 a Year (Yikes!)

Interns in tech can start as early as high school–and become richer than their parents.

Source: www.inc.com

China’s pollution-cleaning towers will be the world’s tallest (ScienceAlert)

Pollution-cleaning towers are being built in China, and they’re set to be the tallest skyscrapers in the world.

Source: pda.sciencealert.com.au

When Entrepreneurs Micromanage: A Startup Sickness

The first step is knowing you have a problem. Even if you think you don’t, it could come back to haunt you.

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Your startup is your baby, so it makes sense that you “baby” it–but often when you do that in business, it becomes micromanaging. Even experienced managers can suffer from this tendency, so don’t beat yourself up if this is your first time managing people and you find yourself slipping into these bad habits. Just like anything else, the first step is recognizing that you have a problem. The good news is that being a good manager can’t be “mastered” and it’s a lifelong learning process you can begin at any time.

Source: www.inc.com

Putting to Rest the Concept of “Organic” Social Media

Unless you’re Justin Bieber, your brand needs money in order to be relevant on sites like Facebook. There’s no other way to look at it.

Source: soshable.com

Does being in Silicon Valley still matter in 2014?

Despite the expensive cost of living, there’s just no where else in the world that can compete with the history and potential of Silicon Valley.

Source: technorati.com

The next thing Silicon Valley needs to disrupt big time: its own culture

There’s a problem with Silicon Valley and the subcultures that imitate it. It’s a design bug woven into people’s identities and sense of self-worth. Influential and otherwise very smart people will deny till their last breath that it even exists. But I believe it does and should be fixed before it gets any worse. Since…

Source: qz.com

The people running Silicon Valley are pretty much all white or Asian men

It’s not a surprise to anyone who has seen the numbers at other tech companies, but Facebook’s release of employee demographic data has provided more stark evidence that Silicon Valley has a diversity problem. Tech companies are disproportionately made up of white or Asian men. Their senior leadership skews white—and again, male. And technology staffs are mostly men, almost exclusively white and Asian….

Source: qz.com

Here’s What It Will Take To Be A CEO In 2040

A new article from PricewaterhouseCoopers traces the evolution of the role over the past century — and looks ahead to 2040.

Source: blogs.sap.com

These 3 Tips Will Help You Perfect Your Pitch To Investors

Follow these three tips to dial in your startup’s pitch and help grow your business into the next billion-dollar enterprise.

Source: blogs.sap.com

The Nightmare on Connected Home Street | Gadget Lab | WIRED

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I wake up at four to some old-timey dubstep spewing from my pillows. The lights are flashing. My alarm clock is blasting Skrillex or Deadmau5 or something, I don’t know. I never listened to dubstep, and in fact the entire genre is on my banned list. You see, my house has a virus again.


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