Watching more TV by watching less TV
I’ve been having a lot of conversations about TV audience in the last few days and how that has changed over time. TV has been one of the most static technologies of our time. Other than screen sizes and pixel quality (which doesn’t really make a difference to me after a certain size), TV has stayed relatively the same. Obviously, this may change with Apple’s upcoming TV...
Finally We Talk About Food
I did something I was afraid of this weekend. Cooked. Though a big fan of food, cooking has never been a hobby and I wanted that to change. NYC is the hub of the world’s cooking/baking talent and I had heard great things about the Institute of Culinary Education (ICE). I signed up for a four-hour “Entertaining Brunch” class. Brunch happens to be one of my favorite meals for its...
In the last year or so, there have been many discussions offline (and online) about the presence and success of women in technology/VC. I expected more to happen as a result of these discussions, but am still grateful that the issue has finally been brought to the table. The first step to solving a problem is to make sure it is being talked about; silence is a dangerous status quo. I want to frame...
One of my favorite poems of all time
Personal BY TONY HOAGLAND Don’t take it personal, they said; but I did, I took it all quite personal— the breeze and the river and the color of the fields; the price of grapefruit and stamps, the wet hair of women in the rain— And I cursed what hurt me and I praised what gave me joy, the most simple-minded of possible responses. The government reminded me of my father, with its deafness...
A Starbucks Experience
In the beginning of this blog, I promised I would pay tribute to my foodie self as well as my tech-obsessed self (thus the biverbal tilt of the bytes.) Nerdy, I know. I got so carried away with my move and my foray into venture capital and new york city (crazy right?) that I forgot all about the food. How fitting that my first “food” post is about coffee. A true addiction. A true...