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Interview: New California High-Speed Rail Chairman Dan Richard Makes His Case

March 7, 2012 | 3:15 pm

Interview: New California High-Speed Rail Chairman Dan Richard Makes His Case

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In January, two top executives from the California High-Speed Rail Authority, Chairman Tom Umberg and CEO Roelof van Ark, stepped down amid a brutal run of negative reports by government watchdog agencies — assessments that lent ammunition to charges by HSR critics that the entire project is a gigantic boondoggle. There have been other setbacks […]

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FailCon: You Can Fail. Just Don’t be Stupid.

October 25, 2011 | 11:18 am

FailCon: You Can Fail. Just Don’t be Stupid.

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Advice for the just-failed entrepreneur, from computer scientist Anna Patterson: Know when it’s over. Acknowledge you’re grieving and depleted emotionally and physically. Hire a therapist and a personal trainer. Reintroduce yourself to your family and your personal financial picture. Don’t waste time in Tahiti. Get a job right away. Patterson is back at Google after […]

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