Test Driving Electric Vehicles in Palo Alto

Even as someone who loves to read, I have to admit that words can often pale in comparison with the real experience. While stories can evoke emotions, experiences make lasting impressions and memories guide future actions. I have the opportunity to watch this play out in real time while working with […]

The Future of Brain Health: Technology and Science Making Breakthroughs

Depression, anxiety, addiction and a host of other conditions plague millions across the U.S. and around the world. Doctors and therapists continue to work to help these patients, but university researchers and start-up technologists are hoping to accelerate treatment and improve lives on a massive scale. This is what I […]

Things are Getting Eventful

In a recent review of the past election, Nate Silver from 538 mentioned in passing a little discussed fact – during the key home stretch, the Trump campaign conducted 50% more public events with their candidate than the Clinton campaign. It’s one of few areas during the contest where Trump […]

We Now Look to the States to Grow Opportunity

The election of Donald Trump was a shock to many American progressives who had taken for granted that policies to provide healthcare and reinforce the social safety net, to guarantee paid family leave, subsidize child care and raise the minimum wage, and to relieve student debt and make education the […]