The commonly cited statistic that women make 7 cents for every dollar earned by a man feels antiquated and from a different time.
The second day of SynBioBeta 2018 started off in a big way, with NEO.LIFE founder Jane Metcalfe moderating the keynote fireside chat “Neuroscience and synthetic biology: The neobiological revolution.”
On Ed Boyden’s Twitter feed, you’ll find a picture of him with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Boyden, wearing a blazer, no tie, and glasses, holds up a Petri dish as Trudeau, sleeves rolled up and tie loosened, leans in to examine the sample.
It’s almost 2 a.m. at Lightning in a Bottle, a music festival in Bradley, Calif. The Portland, Ore.-based DJ, Emancipator, is playing his last hypnotic beat and the final headliner, Zhu, just finished an intense electronic set.
Sheena Cruickshank stood in front of a crowd of millennials in flower crowns and harem pants.
Unlike many sports, climbing has a vibrant community of participants in their 60s and 70s. The Ironworks gym in Berkeley, California, calls these veteran climbers the Geriatric Crew.
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Can there ever be such a thing as safe sesh? The Debrief looks at the rise of attempts to offset the effects of psychoactive drugs like MDMA with healthy supplements and anti-depressants.
“Should we share this bench and totally freak that girl out?” Dixie De La Tour motioned to a bench at Dolores Park. A woman in her mid-20s sat at one end, working on what looked like trig homework.
If you asked my roommates what’s the hardest part about living with me, they would probably say it’s the fact that I listen to talk radio while I sleep.
Originally created for Carta rebrand on November 2nd, 2017
A GPS leads a group of dusty shirtless men and women in steel-toed boots to a nondescript patch of Nevada desert. It’s no different than the swath of sand to its left or to its right, until a spike is driven into the ground.
At the Women of Science and Engineering Office, Lego pieces were strewn over the floor and computers with circuitry programs peaked out from behind unkempt, frizzy adolescent hair, tween pop and Disney songs played in the background.
“Don’t watch,” assistant field hockey coach Lucia White mutters under her breath on the sidelines while observing a complicated drill, willing her team to stop hanging back and engage in the play.
Marketing to millennials is the retail industry’s white whale.
(Originally published for Founders Circle on January 8th, 2018) In order to conduct or facilitate a private tender offer, companies are often required to disclose confidential information they’re used to guarding closely. Because the potential sellers—usually employees—typically don’t have the same information as the buyer—usually a current institutional shareholder, a growth equity fund, or the…
(Originally published for Founders Circle on February 20th, 2018) In Silicon Valley, a tender offer that allows longtime employees at high-performing startups to get some liquidity is fast becoming an expected benefit. While secondary stock sales have always been possible, their popularity—and legitimacy—has soared in the past 10 years as successful companies put off IPOs in…