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Holiday Gift Guide: the TechReads Edition

It’s that time of year! As you compile your list of gifts for your friends and family this holiday season, consider these ten tech-related books. For the Visionary: The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson This book is great for someone who values history as […]

HUB101: startup accelerator for diversity

HUB101 strives to be a different kind of startup accelerator, one focused on upping the diversity quotient and bringing the accelerator model to new groups of folks, such as veterans, women, Latinos and others. A new startup accelerator in the Los Angeles metropolitan area is looking for creative people who aren’t “fresh out of college […]

8 things harder than learning to code

Coding is hard, but it’s not as hard as other things I’ve already done. So even when I get discouraged, I remember that I’ve already succeeded at many harder things than coding. Recently I was chatting with someone about my experience learning to code and they asked me a point-blank question I think lots of […]

Beauty And The Not So Geek

My title is in reference to a show called Beauty and the Geek produced by Ashton Kutcher back in 2005. Today, my company hosted a Tech Meetup called Demos & Drinks at Maker City LA in Downtown Los Angeles. The event showcased various apps in the tech space including the ever so popular alcohol delivery […]