If I knew exactly what Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, planned to do with his ever-expanding retail empire, I wouldn’t be writing this column right now. Instead, I’d be traveling the world in a luxurious zeppelin, drinking fine wines and solving crimes with the aid of my mind-reading powers.
Tech companies are apparently offering egg freezing as a benefit to their employees. There’s some suspicion among women I know that this is supposed to help/force women in technology balance family and career by delaying childbirth — it’s not a good time in your late 20s and early 30s, so freeze those eggs and have kids when you’re ready.
Barry Goldwater’s favorite response to an idea that earned his disdain was “Hell, no.” And that’s exactly how the late senator from Arizona would likely have responded to Washington Post columnist George F. Will after he attacked a common-sense constitutional amendment that would authorize limits on the influence of money in politics.
During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we celebrate the contributions of the Latino community in the United States. The Hispanic community is a dynamic and entrepreneurial force driving growth and creating jobs, particularly through small businesses. This success has been supported in no small part by access to mobile Internet services.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has not been seen in public for more than a month, generating speculation that his absence is due to failing health or political intrigue. Given the paucity of information, keeping track of Kim is tougher than winning at three-card monte, and the stakes are much higher: the potential instability of a nuclear-armed nation.