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Ready, Set, Launch Party

The destination is 1355 Market, home to Twitter, neighbor to Uber, the end point on a long snaking line of partygoers checking in for swag. Handed our compulsory logo t-shirts and swiped through to the elevators, we are whisked up…

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Business: The Greatest Game

The proud mom in the front row was telling me all about her son. Nick Martitsch was about to compete in a prestigious collegiate event. This wasn’t football, baseball or basketball. It was pitch day, a contest where young entrepreneurs…

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The Future Now: Worlds Fair Nano San Francisco

Plugging into trance-inducing states, playing full-body VR Pong, and zipping about on electric longboards and sci-fi-themed art vessels, thousands of geeks and tech enthusiasts convened in San Francisco for a taste of the Digital Now, while on stage, speakers shared…

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California Dreaming: The Power of Play

Play and her cousins whimsy and delight came to town last week when Steven Johnson, the celebrated author of several bestsellers on innovation and the new book Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World, took the stage before a packed…

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