The fabric of choice for many a 70s ‘superstar’.
The demand for New York’s tech talent may be heating up.
Amazon is expected to announce the home of two new headquarters—one in northern Virginia and the other in New York City—before year-end, employing 25,000 people at each location. Still unconfirmed, Amazon’s news comes just days before rumblings that Google may also be planning a New York expansion.
In 1994, a computer science grad from Carnegie Mellon published a new project: A Linux distribution he dubbed “Red Hat.” Twenty-four years later, Marc Ewing’s project—and the business spun around it—has been bought by IBM for $34 billion, making it the largest software acquisition in history.
“The more I see of deer, the more I admire them as mountaineers. They make their way into the heart of the roughest solitudes with smooth reserve of strength, through dense belts of brush and forest encumbered with fallen trees and boulder piles, across canons, roaring streams, and snow-fields, ever showing forth beauty and courage.” – John Muir