John Chow’s love for technology sparked something he couldn’t have imagined. Back in 1999, he started The TechZone.com (TTZ), a repository for reviews on upcoming technologies. What started off as six pages is now, eight years later, “over 10,000 pages and welcomes over 600,000 unique readers each month”. The surprising growth of TTZ has spurred the creation of TTZ Media Inc., a provider of comparison shopping technology, that, even with over two dozen affiliates, has a reach of 30 million page views each month and continues to grow…
A Nation of Narcissists
Victor Hwang of Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach
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A Nation of Narcissists A recent study by five psychologists found that today’s college students are more narcissistic and self-centered than those a quarter century ago. The psychologists analyzed responses from 16,475 college students who took the Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI)–a “quiz” that asks questions similar to the ones at the beginning of this piece. In 2006, two thirds of college students scored above…
Victor Hwang of Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach One of the most free and democratic countries in the world, America is sorely lagging on the ideal that everyone is created equal. Racism, prejudice, and no access to special services are just a few of the barriers that have created divided communities. Victor Hwang, 39, and the Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO) are out to tear those barriers down. Founded in 1975, APILO serves…
The Greenlining Institute’s 14th Annual Economic Summiit is an event that brings together California’s and the Nation’s leading public policy and private sector experts to discuss the issues of utmost importance for underserved communities.
4th Intergenerational Writers Lab
7:00 pm (PST); 2 hours
Intersection for the arts, 446 Valencia Street in San Francisco, CA