The notion that Silicon Valley is shaping the future may sound like a truism, but who are the individuals pulling the strings? For journalist Katrina Brooker, it isn’t Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg or Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, but maverick billionaire investor Masayoshi Son. Brooker had the opportunity to meet with Son and get a glimpse of his vision and thinking. She shares her impressions in a lively and well-researched portrait of the Japanese business magnate – which investors and tech industry insiders will find instructive.
~16 min read · 316 saves · From 2018 · For two and a half decades Margit Wennmachers has quietly shaped the public image of the world's hottest startups. Now she must reckon with the new era of big tech.
8 min read · 107 saves · 2019-04-21 · Nellie Bowles · Public schools in Kansas rolled out a web-based learning platform backed by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Now students have staged walkouts and sit-ins. Their parents have organized.