John Buscher

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Google's Megan Smith On The 2 Innovations That Will Get More Women Into Tech

Could two simple innovations bridge the gender gap in tech jobs? VP of Google[x], Megan Smith, thinks so.<p>Women 2.0 -- an organization that aims to "increase the number of female founders of technology startups with inspiration, information and education" -- recently announced the speakers for their …

Toddlers Perform 'Ka Mate' Haka At New Zealand Daycare (VIDEO)

Haka performance as a rugby ritual dates back to 1888, according to New Zealand team the All Blacks' website -- and a type of haka called "Ka Mate" is particularly famous. "More than any aspect of Maori culture, this complex dance is an expression of the passion, vigour and identity of the race," …

How the farm bill failed

Among the 62 House Republicans voting against the farm bill last week, all but one had voted minutes before for a controversial food stamp amendment that undercut Democratic support for passage.<p>This is what passes for “growing the vote” these days in Congress. Or in playground terms: taking your …

Managing the Federal Debt

Managing the Federal Debt<p><i>Fall 2010</i><p>In Washington, on Wall Street, and in foreign capitals, all eyes are on mounting government debt, particularly …

2016 Presidential Election: Hillary Clinton Polls Say No Landslide

Five years ago, Hillary Clinton’s “electability” as a presidential candidate was debatable. Today, it is uncontested. Democratic partisans think she …

New App Lets You Boycott Koch Brothers, Monsanto And More By Scanning Your Shopping Cart

In her keynote speech at last year’s annual Netroots Nation gathering, Darcy Burner pitched a seemingly simple idea to the thousands of bloggers and web developers in the audience. The former Microsoft programmer and congressional candidate proposed a smartphone app allowing shoppers to swipe …

Valerie Jarrett: What I've Learned

Senior White House Advisor, 56, Washington<p><i>Published in the May 2013 issue</i><p><i>Interviewed March 13, 2013</i><p><b>If somebody's trying</b> to get you angry, the calmer you get, the angrier they'll get.<p><b>I try not to keep</b> any ice cream in the house because I can go through a pint pretty fast.<p><b>Anytime I was hesitant</b> about …