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The Magic We Miss Every Night

The Magic We Miss Every Night

We sometimes forget how dark the night sky is. Devoid of the artificial light that bathes our urban areas in an unnatural glow, thousands of stars are visible against the eerily dark night sky. I was reminded of this as we made our way up a winding mountain road, in...
Digital Deception: We ‘love’ our devices and its making us miserable

Digital Deception: We ‘love’ our devices and its making us miserable

The technology industry is taking a lot of fire for its role in spreading misinformation but there are more fundamental problems in its products: they limit our choices and are designed to keep us addicted. Instead of making us happy and bringing us together,...
India’s Tech Firms Must Re-invent or Perish

India’s Tech Firms Must Re-invent or Perish

There are literally $100bn opportunities elsewhere in the digital space that India has the expertise and capacity to exploit – yet it shows no evidence that it is likely to take them. When I talk to Indian CEOs, they acknowledge the threats of digital transformation,...
Paid Family Leave: Workers Pay For It But Rarely Use It

Paid Family Leave: Workers Pay For It But Rarely Use It

California wage earners welcoming a new child to the family or caring for a seriously ill relative this year can expect increased support from the state’s Paid Family Leave Program. Eighteen million people in the state pay 1 percent of their wages to the state’s...
Ro Khanna: New Campaign Finance Initiative

Ro Khanna: New Campaign Finance Initiative

Written by Ro Khanna and Bruce Ackerman. This article was first published in the Sacramento Bee as an op-ed. It has been published here with the express permission of Congressman Ro Khanna,  As the president cuts taxes for billionaires and hobnobs at Davos, Americans...
This is Not Feminism

This is Not Feminism

I read Sarita Sarvate’s article “What About Bill” with a combination of amazement, amusement, and disappointment. Ms Sarvate seems t suggest that Hillary Clinton’s failure to show “compassion to any of the women” who slept with her...