licon Valley Meets ‘American Idol’ With Prizes to Inspire Inventors

Silicon Valley Meets 'American Idol' With Prizes to Inspire Inventors February 16, 2007 V.C. Nation   By MATT RICHTEL FACING down stiff competition to win fame and big prize money? Forget singing for Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul. Try sequencing DNA for a panel of technology investors. Yes, something like an "American Idol" for... »

Classified ads come alive on the Web

Classified ads come alive on the Web Popularity of video fuels homemade commercials. By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer August 6, 2007   Sammy Steven’s rap about his flea market in Montgomery, Ala., appears on YouTube and classified ad sites and has... »

In Britain, therapy patients turning to computers instead of the couch

In Britain, therapy patients turning to computers instead of the couch Associated Press Article Launched: 10/04/2007 02:11:54 PM PDT LONDON – For nearly her entire life, Mary had a crippling fear of cramped spaces that meant she couldn’t travel on airplanes, subways, or cars. Seeing... »


Inside Entrepreneurship: A grant program for small businesses

Inside Entrepreneurship: A grant program for small businesses By SUSAN SCHRETER / SPECIAL TO THE P-I November 8, 2007 8:31 p.m. PT LAST WEEK’S column provided resources for non-profit... »

Why Change Is So Hard: Self-Control Is Exhaustible

Why Change Is So Hard: Self-Control Is Exhaustible

Why Change Is So Hard: Self-Control Is Exhaustible By: Dan Heath / FastCompany June 2, 2010 You hear something a lot about change: People won’t change because they’re too... »

Gadget Girls closing the gap on Gadget Guys

Gadget Girls closing the gap on Gadget Guys

Gadget Girls closing the gap on Gadget Guys  Susan Moses They own the latest Palm Pilot, can handle any computer meltdown and will gladly show off their new plasma... »

24% of teens write for personal enjoyment several times a month

24% of teens write for personal enjoyment several times a month – 5.18.2008 Just about every day Several times a week   Gender Girls 18% 28% Boys 9... »

Startup Techrigy tackles Web 2.0 compliance concerns

Startup Techrigy tackles Web 2.0 compliance concerns By J. Nicholas9 July 2007 20:38 AEST General News Web 2.0 technologies such as blogs and wikis give people the ability to... »

Pmarca, part 2: When the VCs say “no”

The Pmarca Guide to Startups, part 2: When the VCs say "no" Jun 20, 2007 This post is about what to do between when the VCs say "no" to... »