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How To Deal With the Dead Stop

I had absolutely, positively, beyond the shadow of a doubt, nothing to do. And I freaked out a little bit. (4.7.15 )

Your 2015 Technology Trading Guide

If you know me, you know I tend to dabble in the stock market. And if you know the stock market, you know that illustrious financial analysts make (Bold! Shocking! Market Moving!) predictions about the future of technology. (2.15.15 )

2015: The Startup Party is Over

Yeah. I said it. The guy who accidentally made a name for himself to a lot of people by getting entrepreneurs and investors out for a beer more often is calling the end of the party. (12.24.14 )

What You Might Not Have Seen In the American Underground Report

That's my job, to find the story told by the bits between the data points. (12.15.14 )

Why I Took My Daughters to Triangle Startup Weekend: Women

This past Sunday I spent the afternoon at Triangle Startup Weekend: Women. I went to hear the presentations, because that's kind of my thing, and I went to catch up with and congratulate the organizers. (10.14.14 )

Burn-rate Bubble talk raises caution flag in Triangle

There was a lot of good news coming out of the CED Tech Venture conference on Tuesday. (9.17.14 )

Tilt Expo shows promise of Triangle's gaming culture

So the elephant in the room is that the Tilt Expo, a mash-up of video gaming, table gaming, electronic music, and a celebration of the culture that surrounds it, is in a rebuilding stage. (9.9.14 )

The first 10 years of American Tobacco: It's a long-term plan

There's a very good, very simple reason why I merged ExitEvent into American Underground. (9.5.14 )

Inside Iron Yard Durham's Code School: Who's hiring?

So the question I wanted answered about The Iron Yard Academy coding school was this: Would any local company actually hire one of the graduates? (8.25.14 )

Embracing Technology in Journalism

I was prepared for just about anything when I walked up onto the stage at Pulitzer Hall at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University last Friday. (6.6.14 )

As Robot Writing Matures, Robot Reporting Is the Next Big Thing In Digital Journalism

Ever since the L.A. Times Quakebot broke the news of a major earthquake back in March, the profile of digital journalism and automated content has risen dramatically. (5.27.14 )

HBO's Silicon Valley: Yes, You're Watching and Yes, It's Good

Mike Judge is my generation's Woody Allen, or maybe even Bill Shakespeare. And before you roll your eyes, just remember that I'm Gen-X, so my expectations for heroes and leaders have already been beaten down to next to nothing. (5.15.14 )

Is ageism a problem in Triangle startup, tech community?

The more I read New Republic's recent investigation of ageism in Silicon Valley, *The Brutal Ageism of Tech*, the angrier I got. (4.28.14 )

Charlotte to Celebrate Startup Community on April 4th

Don't be surprised if you start hearing more and more about the Charlotte startup scene in the coming months. For one thing, they're going to be celebrating it -- and there's definitely something to celebrate. (3.28.14 )

Why work-life balance is crucial for startups

The Feb. 24 ExitEvent Startup Social was winding down. The beer was gone, the noise had returned to sub-deafening levels, and most of the investors had already split an hour or so earlier. (3.24.14 )

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