Heal Joins List of Silicon Beach Notables to Address Provisors’ Silicon Beach 2

I am the Assistant Group Leader and Program Chair of Provisors’ Silicon Beach 2 group. Provisors is a networking organization of trusted advisers that has regional and industry tailored groups across California and elsewhere.  The Silicon Beach 2 group is made up of service providers focused on serving technology companies particularly in Silicon Beach. Meetings are…

Snapchat Soars in IPO, So What Exactly is It?

What is Snapchat?   Snapchat History Snapchat begain in 2011 when co-founder Evan Spiegel floated the idea as a final project for a product design class at Stanford University.  In its first blog post, Siegel explained Snapchat isn’t about capturing the traditional Kodak moment. It’s about communicating with the full range of human emotion—not just what…

Techdirt Battles $15M Lawsuit By Person Claiming to Have Invented Email

As stated by Ars Technica, Techdirt’s founder, Mike Masnick, is famous for taking ” no prisoners when it comes to his writings about intellectual property, net neutrality, the law, and everything in between.”  Masnick was especially dismissive of Shiva Ayyadurai’s claim to have invented email as a fourteen-year old in 1978. Dr. Ayyadurai, hired Charles Harder of…

CBS’ 48 Hours Does Feature on Stalking

Emmy-award winning correspondent Erin Moriarty looks at the murder of Christina Grimmie and stalking of Sandra Bullock, Ivanka Trump and others, with NCIS actress Pauley Perrette calling for strengthening stalking laws. Bravo to Moriarty and CBS for highlighting this important issue. Watch the full episode: Part 1 Part 2 Sandra Bullock 9-1-1 call The Four Types…