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Chinese Today Meets The Virtual Future

One after another, I hand the microphone to the next startup CEO, in front of two giant screens where they debut glimpses of their companies’ virtual and augmented reality ventures. They’re pitching for capital from an audience of roughly a…

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Secret Gardens: San Francisco’s Hidden Gems

Reject the Pokemon Go craze. Instead, search for something real: hidden urban “gardens” where anybody — and that means you — can surf the web, crank out some emails or code, or just hang. If you know where to look, treasures…

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Welcome to the People’s Republic of San Francisco (欢迎来到旧金山人民共和国)

I’m standing on the 32nd floor of a sparkling new $3+ million luxury condo, attending a fashion photo shoot against the backdrop of a stunning, vertigo-inducing view of the Bay Bridge, catching a birds-eye perspective on the future of technology…

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Do It On The Road: Five Creative Thinkers Share Their Ideation Strategies

You do it on the road. Crossing San Francisco Bay in a ferry boat. Sitting with friends in a crowded café, or walking through the Getty museum. You ruminate. Ideate. Get in the space for your next great idea. Creative…

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