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    March 13, 2020 · Speaking,Conferences,The Code,Public health
    A little more than a week ago, my spring to-do list was a long one. I was supposed to be in New York this past Monday. Back to Seattle. Then to Austin. The following week to Cleveland. Then DC. Then Little Rock. I was prepping my final class lectures for Winter Quarter, then was going to use UW...
    January 16, 2020 · Speaking,Writing,The Code
    “Silicon Valley is the only place on Earth not trying to figure out how to become Silicon Valley.” That's how Ethernet inventor and 3Com founder Bob Metcalfe put it in the late 1990s, around the time I started tracing this long, strange trip myself. It's a quest full of great moments, from...
    October 6, 2019 · Speaking,The Code,Writing,Media
    When I set out to write a history of Silicon Valley that brought politics and policy back into the story, I had little idea of how much tech policy would be in the headlines by the time I published it. When I designed a course on the U.S. presidency a few years back, little did I realize that I'd...
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