San Francisco was a very bleak place in the aftermath of the dot.com meltdown that began in the spring of 2000. Every single day of that summer I woke up to the news of more layoffs, more shutdowns, and a general sense of despondency which only got worse when the tragic morning of September 11, … Continue reading Why every tech downturn has a silver lining
Disruptions, downturns, and recessions make the weak weaker and the strong stronger. It was true centuries ago, and it is true today. The 2001 downturn turned telecom and cable giants into the Internet’s gatekeepers. Microsoft emerged victorious with its Internet Explorer. During the 2008 financial crisis, when cash was king, the big banks — JP … Continue reading The inevitable has happened.
A few days ago, a friend messaged and introduced me to her friend – a doctor who works at a major ER in Southern California. The doctors in her hospitals were trying to deal with the COVID-19 Crisis and were reduced use to using bits of information available on different social platforms. She wanted a … Continue reading Doctors-Only Chat is live.