Melvin Thurman

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Itinerary<p>Meet, Greet, Greek<p>Meet local entrepreneurs in the central Hayes Valley neighborhood.<p>Provided: lunch at Souvla,, a glass of wine (or two!) at …

For These Entrepreneurs, Cutting Food Waste Starts In A Maggot Bucket

Americans waste a staggering amount of food. Instead of letting it rot and wreck the environment, some entrepreneurs want to put it to work feeding insects, and see the potential to revolutionize how we feed some of the livestock that provide us our meat.<p>Phil Taylor's enthusiasm for insects is …

Topophilia

This project is about the poetry of space found in rural regions. For this series, I worked in many European countries; I traveled from village to village and traversed more than 20,000 miles in total.<p>My work is also related to Arthur Danto’s idea of art in his book,<i>The Transfiguration of the</i> …

Photography

How A Former Child Prodigy Is Transforming Mobile Advertising

Brian Wong graduated college at age 18. Since then he’s written a book, been among the youngest entrepreneurs ever to receive venture funding, and become the first (and only) individual to earn a spot on the FORBES 30 Under 30 list in two different categories.<p>And things are only getting …

Entrepreneurship