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The difference between birthrates following 9/11 and COVID: An Economic Outlook

The last time the world was unified in unprecedented tragedy was September 11, 2001. It rocked the world causing a spike in birth rates and corresponding economic shifts. Now, with another unprecedented time ahead of us, economists look at how birth rates following COVID-19 will impact the economy in the coming decades. 

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Quick Answers to Quick Questions: Bernie Wu, Head of Business Development, MetalSoft

As a senior executive at the recently launched, MetalSoft, Bernie Wu has been paying close attention to the changes and demands on the tech industry during COVID-19. In this brief conversation, Bernie shares his reflections and outlook for cloud service providers and enterprises with multiple datacenter infrastructures.

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What Makes Silicon Valley Different?

Traced from its birth in the military buildup of the 1940s and the Cold War, Professor Richard Florida interviews Historian Margaret O’Mara on the counter-culture evolution of Silicon Valley.

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Leadership

M.R. Asks 3 Questions: Keith Metcalfe, CEO, Traction Guest

How can companies operate functionally in a contactless workspace, while maintaining an authentic connection with people? This is what CEO, Keith Metcalfe and his teams at Traction Guest have turned their focus to.

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M.R. Asks 3 Questions: Alan Tyson, CEO & Founder, DATABASICS

Since founding DATABASICS in 1997, CEO Alan Tyson has seen his share of change and disruption, but nothing compares to the rapid workplace shift accompanying COVID-19. This conversation outlines how organizations can adapt to the unprecedented nuances of workforce management, post-pandemic.

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M.R. Asks 3 Questions: Jay Chapel, CEO, ParkMyCloud

The challenges businesses and services are facing right now vary from wild fluctuations in supply chains; to enormous digital demand on the technologies and platforms that enable us to stay connected and live productive lives. This is why Jay Chapel is looking for ways to help organizations reduce costs across the board. Collecting information from great companies, we hope our conversation shares some ideas that may help in some small way.

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Quick Answers to Quick Questions: Ryan Maguire, CTO & VP, KIN + Carta

Ryan Maguire is CTO & VP of emerging capabilities and partnerships at Kin + Carta. Prior to navigating our way through social distancing, Ryan and I connected about his work at Kin + Carta, a business "built for the 2020's" - with a collaborative ecosystem of 1,600 strategists, engineers, and creatives across four continents. When we last checked in, like so many of us, Ryan and his teams are spending their time closely monitoring and manoeuvring the impacts COVID-19 on their business, clients and investors. However, here is the conversation we had in early March.

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