AgTech: Just Another Buzz Word?

In the past 12 months since moving to Silicon Valley, I have been hearing the word “AgTech” quite a bit.  Initially, my reaction was, “just what we need, another new buzz word.”  But I believe this trend is a noble one that will likely continue to be around for a long time to come. Technology …

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The Best Smart Glasses I’ve Seen But…

Last week I had a chance to experience Smart Glasses for the first time since Google Glass.  The company name is called "North" and is headquartered in the Bay Area.  They do not have physical stores at the moment but they have been demonstrating their product in pop locations across the country. I do not …

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Baseball is Getting Personal Again

From August 24th through the 27th , Major League Baseball will be introducing the 2nd Annual Players Weekend to baseball fans nationwide. If you are already a fan of the game then I do not have to tell you how successful this event was last year. Regardless if you love the game or not, it was …

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Design Thinking is…Thinking

I attended a Design Thinking event hosted by the Keizai Silicon Valley association in Mountain View. It was a fascinating discussion about how design thinking can (and should be) used as a engine to spark innovation with Japanese companies. During his presentation, Aki Koto-san (a Partner at WiL), talked about Suzuki Motors as a use …

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