Facebook is one of those 21stcentury phenomena that make people say, “Only in California,” even though Mark Zuckerberg co-created it when he was a student at Harvard. I guess people tend to think of our state as the undisputed home of products and services you have no need of until they’re ubiquitous and you lament how…Read More
My market research consultant York Ray-Zee—please sound out her name and we’ll get along just fine—burst into my office a few moments ago, all “het’ up.” (“Het’ up” is an expression no one I know actually says, along with “’Sup?”)
“Dr. Goldman,” she respectfully said …Read More
A billion dollars in 2019 money is, like, a billion dollars.
I mention this because 13 years from now, you’re likely to see a sentence like this: “Back in 2019, the budget for California’s planned accounting technology improvement program went past $1 billion—which…Read More
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