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  • July 6, 2017  

    A series of exposes and resignations have newly shone a spotlight on the actions of tech companies, investors and funders, including how prominent venture capitalists have been accused of unwanted sexual advances. William Brangham talks to Freada Kapor Klein, founder of the Level Playing Field Institute. Continue reading

  • June 16, 2014   BY  

    A computer programmer and a kid in a Batman suit walk into a pancake house…it sounds like a joke, but it really happened, and now the programmer, Dave Vockell, has a new product to bring to market. It’s an app to help seniors talk to their doctors about medical care.

    “Like all great health care breakthroughs, it happened at the International House of Pancakes,” he says, half-jokingly. Continue reading