Tag: silicon valley

by Douglas Rushkoff

At the White House Correspondents Dinner — the annual opportunity for the president to engage directly, and humorously, with reporters who cover him — I expect most of the gibes to be at the president. Sure, he gets the chance to defend himself, but it’s pretty much a roast: A leading comedian is invited every [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

“Beginning in June, we’re asking all employees with work-from-home arrangements to work in Yahoo! offices.” That was the directive that went public this week, likely coming down from high from Yahoo’s newish CEO Marissa Mayer. Yahoo is obviously a company in need of a turnaround, and getting people into offices might help focus them. But [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Ruling expected for U.S. soldier accused of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks (CBS News) 2. Study: Newspaper web traffic increased 4.4% in the first quarter (Romenesko) 3. Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms on re-inventing journalism (PaidContent) 4. The first mobile [...] more »

by Aran Levasseur

New technology is a lightning rod and polarizing force because, as Nicholas Carr articulated in his book, “The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains,” it not only begins to influence what we see and how we see it, but, over time, who we are. It makes sense then, that debate of digital [...] more »