Sameer Tejani

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Cancelling One-on-One Meetings Destroys Your Productivity

We all can agree that we have too many meetings. From the one-off event to the weekly check-in with an employee, meetings are taking an increasing amount of time in our daily work. But removing meetings from your calendar isn’t always the best way to take back your time.<p>When faced with an onslaught …

‘Serial’ Addicts: Meet Invisibilia, Your New Podcast Fix

Focused on the invisible forces that drive human behavior, Invisibilia ushers in a new era of science reporting.<p>In this day and age, science …

Why Islam forbids images of Mohammed

<b>(CNN) —</b> French officials are still trying to determine what caused gunmen to attack a satirical magazine in Paris, killing 12 people. But, according to French media, the gunmen yelled, "We have avenged the Prophet!" as they stormed the office.<p>Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine attacked on …

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Chamberlain goes from the garage to the front door with Notifi

Chamberlain, a company that’s long been known for garage door openers and is the maker of one of my favorite connected products (the Chamberlain MyQ …

How Simple Earth Blocks Could Revolutionize Construction for the African Island of Pemba

Pemba, a small Tanzanian island off of Africa's Eastern coast, is undergoing something of a construction boom. With half of the population aged under …

What U.S. Intelligence Predicted the World Would Look Like in 2015

Shortly before 9/11, officials foresaw a fundamental shift in the nature of power.<p>Nine months before the September 11 attacks—and just days after the Supreme Court halted the Florida recount, handing the presidency to George W. Bush—U.S. intelligence officials published an 85-page prediction for …

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Wall Street Journal: Obama Wrote Secret Letter to Iran’s Ayatollah About Fighting Islamic State

President Barack Obama wrote a secret letter to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei last month about their shared interest in combatting the Islamic State, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday:<p>In this handout photo provided by the White House, President Barack Obama speaks with …

Mobile Social Network Parenthoods Raises $1.32 Million

A San Francisco-based social network called Parenthoods has raised a $1.32 million seed round for its modern mobile platform designed to connect millennial parents who are used to apps like Instagram and Snapchat with others locally. In the Parenthoods iOS app, moms and dads chat with fellow …

Farhan Zaidi to be named Dodgers’ general manager

<b>From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser</b><p>Farhan Zaidi, one of the A’s two assistant GMs, will be introduced as the Dodgers’ new general manager in a press conference scheduled for Thursday, The Chronicle confirmed this evening.<p>Zaidi, 37, is expected to be under contract for at least three years. He …