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Prince William & Kate Brave LA Tech Event

  The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge began their first visit to Los Angeles with the unglamorous task of sitting in on a panel of tech executives that were hard pressed to put on a jolly good show. Prince William … Continue reading

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A Trip To Mars That’s Out Of This World

            Welcome to Mars! Wish you were here! Mars doesn’t seem all that inviting. Hawaii is a much nicer place. But NASA has a detailed vision about how to put people on Mars, what to do, and how … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up On The Mideast Cesspool

The lead story in the Sunday L.A. Times was on a topic I heard an expert speak about the day before – on the God-awful mess in the Middle East. The story was about panic in Saudi Arabia over “The Arab Spring” … Continue reading

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All Hail The Mighty Entrepreneur

I’ve long felt the most exciting and intriguing people in the world are entrepreneurs. Many of them I know are bold, daring, innovative, creative, philanthropic and – very importantly – they create jobs. More jobs are created by entrepreneurs than … Continue reading

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Living And Loving Los Angeles Life

I love L.A. I always have and always will. I was born in Burbank, grew up in “the Valley” and have lived on the west side for the last 20 years. L.A. is in my DNA. I have many friends who … Continue reading

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We Can Live Long And Prosper

Each morning when I wake up the first thing I do is fight off the bugaboo creepy crawlers of gloom. Soon I know that everything is OK and I look forward to the challenge and opportunity the day offers. The … Continue reading

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Marvel-ous Superhero Stan Lee Takes Flight

For a guy who is 88 years old Stan Lee still has super powers, just like the many comic book characters he created. In the world of comic books, Lee is a real Super Hero. At Marvel Comics he co-created Spider-Man, … Continue reading

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A Brave New Digital World Will Smack Us

If you were born before 1994, you are not one of them. Which may be a good thing. Those born in 1994 and beyond are “the Internet generation,” and they are not like you. The demarcation point was the launch … Continue reading

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Business All-Stars: Scott Painter, Jay Samit Both Rock The Tech Scene In Los Angeles

In Silicon Valley, throw a nickel out the window and hit a tech genius. In Los Angeles, you might have to toss the whole bag but sooner or later you’ll hit one. OK, L.A. may be the redheaded stepchild to … Continue reading

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Betting That Online Gambling Will Play Big

How much do you want to bet that online gambling will become legal across the U.S.? If you bet no, Richard “Skip” Bronson will take that bet. Bronson is chairman and co-cofounder of U.S. Digital Gaming, a company set up … Continue reading

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