Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin Wants More Computers in Schools: Los Angeles TImes, October 2009

High school dropout¬†Sergey Brin has a few ideas on how the educational system should be improved. Not surprisingly ¬†from a guy who co-founded Google, where he still serves as president of technology and one of the company’s three key decision-makers, a lot of those ideas center on computers. “It’s important for students to be put […]

Facebook Becoming Big Friend of Small Business: Los Angeles Times, October 2009

Charles Nelson, president of Sprinkles Cupcakes, the Beverly Hills baker to the stars, doesn’t have a Facebook profile. Nelson, who works seven days a week, has no time for chatting online with Facebook friends. But Nelson is logged on to Facebook all the time. That’s because more than 70,000 people have declared themselves fans of […]

Facebook Serves as Portal to Customer’ Thoughts: Los Angeles Times, October 2009

Perhaps the most compelling reason for a business to get on Facebook is the likelihood that its customers are already there — and talking about it. Charles Nelson, president of Sprinkles Cupcakes in Beverly Hills, said it’s crucial to pay attention to what people are saying about your business online. He and others at Sprinkles […]

Microsoft Hoping That Hollywood Touch Makes Windows 7 a Hit

Almost no one found Microsoft Corp.’s last attempt at a new operating system, Windows Vista, very entertaining. So when it came time for the software giant to create the sequel, it hoped a little Hollywood touch would bring audiences back to its screens. Jonathan Wiedemann, the former managing director of Propaganda Films, which made groundbreaking […]