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I'm a tech writer at Fortune. | My newsletter is Erin Griffith's Tribute to the Heroes of Business: https://tinyletter.com/eringriffith

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Not professionally...

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

Recently the #muslimrage backlash was fairly hilarious

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Android (yes Android) phone, Macbook air, Google Docs, Skype, Wordpress

Memo to Silicon Valley: People Fear the New and Unknown

fortune.com — ?A Boom with a View? is a column about startups and the technology industry, written by Erin Griffith. Find them all here: fortune.com/boom. S ilicon Valley is the land of turning the impossible into reality, pushing the world ever forward with technological advances that improve our lives.

Yahoo’s Never-Ending Sale Process Is Hurting Its Business

editorandpublisher.com — http://www.editorandpublisher.com/news/yahoos-never-ending-sale-process-is-hurting-its-business/ Yahoo has a lot of problems: Executive turnover, strategic missteps, angry activist shareholders, declining revenue, a business that investors value at less than zero. Oh, and a leaky sale process that has distracted everyone from the company's attempts to turn itself around for most of this year.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Blames Weak Earnings on Sale 'Uncertainty'

fortune.com — Yahoo has a lot of problems: Executive turnover, strategic missteps, angry activist shareholders, declining revenue, a business that investors value at less than zero. Oh, and a leaky sale process that has distracted everyone from the company's attempts to turn itself around for most of this year.

Lyft President: "More Than Enough Money" to Break Even

fortune.com — Ridesharing startup Lyft has a very (very, very, very) deep-pocketed rival in Uber. The ride-sharing behemoth has raised so much money it's hard to even keep track of it all. (Crunchbase puts the figure at $15.2 billion, including debt.) It's expensive to compete.

Bill Campbell's Leadership Lessons

fortune.com — Bill Campbell, a legendary mentor and executive coach to many of Silicon Valley's luminaries, died in April. On stage at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen Tuesday, a few of his mentees paid tribute to his impact on their lives and the tech industry.

The Black Lives Matter founders are among the world's greatest leaders

chicagocrusader.com — By Erin Griffith, fortune.com The staff of Fortune and a panel of experts recently assembled our 2016 list of the World's Greatest Leaders. Here's a short profile of three of them.

HBO's Silicon Valley's Effect on the Tech Industry

fortune.com — We know that the power players in Silicon Valley love HBO's Silicon Valley. They're eager to consult for the show, make cameo appearances, and host viewing parties. The best way to avoid being made the butt of a joke is to join it.

It's Easy to Get Drunk on New Ideas. Don't Overlook Execution

fortune.com — This essay originally appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune's daily tech newsletter. Sign up here. Greetings from Aspen, Colo., where the weather is beautiful, the altitude means one glass of wine may as well be four, and the attendees of Fortune 's 15 annual Brainstorm Tech conference spent their first day soaking up new ideas from a variety of tech luminaries.

WeWork CEO: We Will IPO

fortune.com — Unlike the CEOs of many highly valued startups, Adam Neumann, CEO of coworking office startup WeWork, is not scared to take his company public. He's well aware of his duty to pay back his investors, he said on stage at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colo. on Monday evening.

What Tesla's Elon Musk Doesn't Understand About Self-Driving Cars

fortune.com — Self-driving cars will save lives, increase accessibility to transportation, reduce the number of cars we need, and upend the $570 billion auto industry. I believe this because I recently spent two months interviewing executives in Detroit and Silicon Valley, watching demos, and researching the history of self-driving cars for Fortune magazine's current cover story, "Some Assembly Required."
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Jul 22, 2016

cancel everything i almost forgot bojack horseman is back today

Jul 22, 2016

@alex what’s the opposite of functional M&A? frivolous?

Jul 22, 2016

@entroporium it is pretty rare for a company to sue over something that like that

Jul 22, 2016

@griner wait WHAT!? how did i miss this key detail of the deal


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