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Live: After Chaos In Iowa, 7 Democratic Presidential Candidates Take the Stage Tonight in the New Hampshire Primary Debate

After the Iowa caucuses, the State of the Union and President Donald Trump’s acquittal by the Senate on two articles of impeachment, the week is ending with a bang. Tonight, seven Democratic presidential candidates are squaring off in a debate in New Hampshire, just a few days before voters in the state head to the polls for the first primary of the election cycle. Monday’s highly anticipated Iowa caucuses were a mess. An app meant for reporting results malfunctioned due to a “coding issue,...
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After Chaos In Iowa, 7 Democratic Presidential Candidates Take the Stage Tonight in the New Hampshire Primary Debate

After the Iowa caucuses, the State of the Union and President Donald Trump’s acquittal by the Senate on two articles of impeachment, the week is ending with a bang. Tonight, seven Democratic presidential candidates will square off in a debate in New Hampshire, just a few days before voters in the state head to the polls for the first primary of the election cycle. Monday’s highly anticipated Iowa caucuses were a mess. An app meant for reporting results malfunctioned due to a “coding issue,”...
Tags: News, Abc, Washington, Senate, New York City, Uncategorized, Elizabeth Warren, Dnc, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, New Hampshire, Iowa, Manchester, Warren, Associated Press, Las Vegas


Democrats Face Off in New Hampshire in the First of 3 February Presidential Primary Debates. Here’s What to Know

Welcome to the stretch of primary season that somehow feels like both a marathon and a sprint. On Feb. 3, the Democratic presidential primary will hold its first nominating contest of the election cycle: the Iowa caucuses . It’ll kick off a season of primaries and caucuses, as the Democrats work their way toward their presidential pick . And with back-to-back primaries come back-to-back debates. That’s right, there will be three Democratic debates in the month of February. Wh...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, Chris Christie, Texas, News, Minnesota, Maryland, Congress, Abc, California, Montana, Washington, Cbs News, Senate, Massachusetts, New York City


Cynicism in Silicon Valley

As I was reading The Atlantic article Silicon Valley Abandons the Culture That Made It the Envy of the World I kept flashing to the end of Anna Wiener’s awesome memoir Uncanny Valley. And it was no surprise to see this article in the Boulder Daily Camera titled Big tech in hot seat at congressional hearing at CU Boulder. Readers of this blog and my book Startup Communities know that I’m a huge fan of AnnaLee Saxenian. She has a great quote in The Atlantic article. This is a full reversal o...
Tags: Google, Technology, Microsoft, America, Trends, Society, World, Atlantic, Silicon Valley, Vietnam, Seattle, Irs, Valley, CU, Feld, Boulder Daily Camera


The December Democratic Debate Is Back on After Labor Dispute. Here’s What to Know

After days of tense negotiations, it seems the December Democratic debate will go ahead as scheduled. The last Democratic presidential primary debate of 2019 — and the last before the debates move to early voting states — will air live from the Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles on Thursday at 8 p.m on PBS. All seven of the candidates in the debate had said they would boycott the event because of a labor dispute between food services company Sodexo and the union representing service...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Nbc, Maryland, Labor, Obama, Congress, Colorado, California, Washington, Senate, Massachusetts, Politico, New York City


Silicon Valley’s Miracle Tech Was Supposed To Make The World A Better Place. What Happened?

These magical machines were supposed to provide a solution to the economic and political problems of the late twentieth century, a way to transcend and break free of the confining aspects of postwar capitalism. This was a feint, a way of imagining a miracle fix to tensions and conflicts that had no easy resolution. Computers, Margaret O’Mara suggests, have long been metaphors as much as machines. – The New Republic
Tags: Art, Ideas, Silicon Valley, 09.27.19, Margaret O'Mara


Democratic Runner-Ups Can Still Make History

Bill Radke speaks with University of Washington historian Margaret O'Mara about how Bernie Sanders' campaign reminds her of Henry Wallace, Franklin D. Roosevelt's vice president who lost to Harry Truman in the 1948 Democratic primary.
Tags: Harry Truman, Bernie Sanders, University of Washington, Bill Radke, Margaret O Mara, Henry Wallace Franklin D Roosevelt