Riding the Hallyu Wave: K-Pop’s American Invasion

In 1999, the Backstreet Boys told everyone they were back with their Into the Millennium tour. The year 2000 saw *NSYNC hitting the road to promote their newest album, No Strings Attached. Being a plucky young pop tart, I found myself at both events, complete with ubiquitous shaking, crying and screaming. Over a decade later, […]

Best Location For a Startup: East Coast Vs West Coast

Silicon Valley is known as one of the largest startup hubs in the world. It was the center of the dot com bubble and is home to innovative companies like Apple, eBay, Google, Facebook, Adobe, NetFlix and IDEO. When an aspiring entrepreneur asks where they should start their company, the most common answer is Silicon […]

Tech Companies Still Carry A “Dirty Cloud”

Greenpeace recently ranked Apple as the least green-friendly technology company, due to its reliance on coal to fuel its “dirty” data server centers. Could this one incident be the signal for an even bigger problem – the reliance of fossil fuels to help fuel green initiatives? There was a time when tech companies lauded the […]

Bolivia says, “Respect Your Mama!”

I recently came across a pretty sweet article on Wired. Bolivia, a landlocked country in South America, has positioned itself to become Greenpeace’s new best friend. Believe it or not, Bolivia is making history by presenting the world’s first “Law of Mother Earth,” which will grant legal rights to ALL OF NATURE. What’s even more […]

Are Your Words Green but Your Food Fleshy?

For some, environmental consciousness goes beyond being trendy. For instance, many religions include calls to be responsible with the environment. It is trend born of consequence: we breathe the same air, and we all need water.  Yet, more and more, our food may come from thousands of miles away, making resource management a huge issue. […]