By Jean-Michel Cousteau and co-author Jaclyn Mandoske Gaze across the glistening sea and watch as the sun’s rays glimmer and bounce off the glassy seas and ocean waves. A body of water that covers more...

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The San Francisco office of Goldbely screams startup. For one thing, it’s a company that only takes up part of an office. It shares space on a nice floor (with a view) with two other...

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My Date With a Tesla

October 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

When the email came, reading, “Do you want to take a Tesla for the day?” my first thought was, “does anyone ever say no?” But there it was: A soon-to-be on-sale Model S sedan. All...

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LET THEM PLAY VIDEO GAMES! I know, the conventional wisdom is that video games are bad. I’ve heard that since I was a little kid, which takes us back to the early days of the...

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I’m standing in a beautiful, calming rooftop garden, overlooking an area that has been described as “lousy,” and “undesirable.” That’s how hot the tech market is in San Francisco right now. I’m at the top...

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Six Californias Op-Ed

August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

I grew up in California when the state was number one in education, was the best place to do business, had the best infrastructure, and the best weather. That was 40 years ago. All we...

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Rotary World Leader Comes to Silicon Valley

April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments