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When the lightning bolt hit the Statue of Liberty I knew we were getting a sign. I believe in energy theory (quantum physics). But I can't interpret this one. 'She's still standing' is my best shot.
Of the temporary shutdowns since March, 55% are now for good California, Texas have the largest number of business closures More than half of the business closures that were temporary when the Covid-19 outbreak began are now considered permanent…
– Jul 21, 4:01 PM
The equity management software company Carta promoted gender equity in tech, but behind the scenes the company underpaid and retaliated against its lone female executive, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. Emily Kramer, former vice president of…
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatterCharming. The workplace is crazy.
Published Tue, Jul 21 2020 6:58 PM EDT LabCorp CEO Adam Schechter told CNBC the coronavirus is spreading faster in the U.S. than the company can expand testing capacity, leading to slower turnaround time for results. 'We need all states to ensure…
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatterThis looks like it’s not going anywhere.
Guest Post by Bangaly Kaba (EIR @ Reforge, Former VP Growth @ Instacart, Instagram) The following was written by Bangaly with contributions by other Reforge EIR's Elena Verna (Miro, MongoDB, SurveyMonkey) and Fareed Mosavat (Slack, Instacart…
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatterIf you are trying to grow a business, this is an amazing theory. I've been spending my quarantime studying how direct-to-consumer businesses, who are changing the face of retail, grow. This is one way.
These Terms and Conditions ('Terms and Conditions') are for the Bank of America Corporation ('Bank of America') website and those websites of its affiliates (collectively the 'Sites') including Bank of America, N.A., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner &…
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatterI like the way these trends are aggregated. I like them I think they are pretty much the right trends, but it’s pretty interesting that the world is global even as we pull inside
– Jul 19, 10:23 AM
Over the weekend I read two books, both very different from each other, that go a long way toward explaining the current climate in the United States and remind me if we don't read history and learn from it we are doomed to repeat it. I've…
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatterThere's a through line from the Great Influenza to Donald Trump to Covid, and it has to do with confusion between religion and science, money and health.
Fourteen years ago, on a somewhat cold evening, I stepped out of a party being hosted by Ruby Red Labs in an office it shared with Adaptive Path in San Francisco's SOMA district. I craved nicotine. Noah Glass, the forgotten co-founder of Twitter…
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatterThe history of Twitter, from a guy who was really there.It's fun to see how these platforms evolve from good to bad.
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatterJust click on the link and the page will run. It says the Koch family wants to destroy the post office.We have already gone quite a ways toward doing it. But isn't it in the Constitution?