Abhay Parasnis

ADOBE SYTEMS NEW CTO IS ABHAY PARASNIS

Abhay Parasnis is the new Chief Technology Officer of Adobe Systems. The San Jose-based company announced today it has appointed Parasnis as their new CTO and senior vice president of platform technology and services. Kevin Lynch was Adobe’s previous CTO, who left the post 2 years ago to join Apple as Fortune reported. Lynch helped… Continue Reading


VIDEO: MEET MR. GARLIC FROM GILROY’s GARLIC FESTIVAL

Meet Mr. Garlic aka Gerry Foisy. For 28 years come rain or sunshine you will find him at the annual 3-day Gilroy Garlic Festival. His wife, Jeanne put down his name as a volunteer and ever since then he has continued to play Mr. Garlic dressed in his trademark garlic bulb suit topped with a… Continue Reading


Hokkaido Scallops, Allspice

FOOD: ALL SPICE ON NOB HILL IN SAN FRANCISCO

All Spice is an elegant restaurant located in the Nob Hill area of San Francisco. The brainchild of Chef Sachin Chopra and his wife Shoshana Wolff, it is not your everyday Indian restaurant as its name might lead you to believe, but one that serves New American Exotica – and, believe me, there comes a surprise with every… Continue Reading


VIDEO: BRIAN BOWE ON GILROY GARLIC FESTIVAL JULY 24-26, 2015

  Garlic. The smell of stinking rose will tickle your nose as you travel south on Highlway 101 from San Jose to Gilroy. Located about 25 kilometers from San Jose, Gilroy is often described as the “Garlic Capital of the World.” And it comes as a surprise to many people when they discover that Gilroy is… Continue Reading


VIDEO: ZIA OF CLIPMINE ON VIDEO TAGGING & ANNOTATION

Meet Zia Syed, founder and CEO of ClipMine, a Mountain View startup. Syed is an ex-Googler, who spent 10 years at Google and then decided to peel off and do his own thing. Videos are what interests Syed and the focus of his startup is to index YouTube videos. “We want to personalize the video… Continue Reading


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REDDIT, REDDIT AND REDDIT

Reddit, Reddit, Reddit – that is what dominated my social network timeline last week. Reddit – The Front Page of the Internet was now suddently the front page of social media networks and cable/TV news around the world. It all started when Victorial Taylor one of the editors was let go from Reddit, a San Francisco-based… Continue Reading


FILM NOTES: MATHEW HEINEMAN’S CARTEL LAND

Matthew Heineman’s Cartel Land is an intense, immersive, unsettling and at times nerve-wracking film that takes you into the center of Mexican drug cartels. Heinemann shows us how citizens in Mexico and the US are waging a war of their own to control the violent and corrupt consequences of this drug war. The lack of… Continue Reading