26 May '13, 4am

A Berkeley Commencement Speech, Some Years Ago…

A Berkeley Commencement Speech, Some Years Ago…

Last week LinkedIn asked me to post a commencement speech , if I had given one, as part of a series they were doing. Turns out, I’ve given two, but the one they wanted was at Berkeley, my alma mater. If you want to read the one I gave at my high school, I’d be happy to post it (I think it’s better), but since I already have the Berkeley one at the ready, here it is. I want it to be on my own site as well, just for the record. —– Back in 2005, as Web 2.0 was taking off, I was honored to be asked to give the commencement address at UC Berkeley’s School of Information Management, or SIMS. It was a perfect day, and the ceremony was outside at the base of the Campanile, which is Berkeley’s proudest monument. As a double Cal graduate, and three-generation legacy, this was a crowning moment for me. Below are some excerpts, edited for clarity given the time that has lapsed since. ...

Full article: http://battellemedia.com/archives/2013/05/a-berkeley-comm...

Tweets

United States Military Academy WestPoint Commen...

defense.gov 26 May '13, 6am

I’ve been looking forward to my visit to West Point since I was informed that I was asked to be your speaker. I’ve travele...

The Full First Day of CM Summit, In One Place v...

battellemedia.com 25 May '13, 6pm

Thanks to our sponsor Google, we got the full first day of last week’s CM Summit, featuring Fred Wilson fresh from the Tum...

Three months ago, DNI James Clapper told Congre...

ace.mu.nu 06 Jun '13, 9pm

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Thursday that he stood by what he told Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., in Mar...

Sneak peek at Michael’s Chiang’s first new play...

superadrianme.com 26 May '13, 3am

Inspired by the golden era romantic-comedies of the 50’s and 60’s, High Class makes a cheeky reference to high society ‘Ta...

La photo qui énerve les autorités chinoises... #Tiananmen

La photo qui énerve les autorités chinoises... ...

blog.friday-nite.com 04 Jun '13, 2am

How time flies … Many people, especially in HK, make a big thing about this every year. And of course, it was a big thing....

The original tea for fashionable ladies, and still the best in London #afternoontea

The original tea for fashionable ladies, and st...

cntraveller.com 30 May '13, 1pm

PRET-A-PORTEA AT THE BERKELEY BEST FOR: WELL-HEELED WOMEN The original tea for fashionable ladies, and still the best. The...

Alan Webb ran 3:53.43 12 years ago today. I’m still in awe. #preclassic

Alan Webb ran 3:53.43 12 years ago today. I’m s...

runnerspace.com 27 May '13, 8pm

Saw this on the Bring Back the MIle facebook page (and can't believe I can never remember the date). Wow, it's hard to bel...

Why Bitcoin Crypto-Keys Are Free Speech

coinbits.com 25 May '13, 5pm

Home Advertise Contact privacy policy Sitemap Submit Your Story RT: Why Bitcoin Crypto-Keys Are Free Speech Posted by Coin...

Where Are The Electric Cars Today (In CA!)? How...

greencarreports.com 28 May '13, 1pm

The electric cars are coming back to Washington, DC with a vengeance. Yesterday we had 48 EVs return to the same location ...

10 Years of Linked in via @morganlinton

morganlinton.com 30 May '13, 11pm

Its hard to believe but Linked in is already 10 years old. This infographic was created by Linked In themselves. Its an in...

accessories

accessories

spectrum.ieee.org 04 Jun '13, 3pm

We’re going to take a look at three papers in this article, all of which were presented at ICRA 2013 last month. The first...

Thank you Allied troops for your sacrifice 69 y...

history.navy.mil 05 Jun '13, 2pm

It had been four long years since France had been overrun and the British compelled to leave continental Europe, three sin...