Science + Tech

What It’s Like to be a Designer in Uber’s Self-Driving Car Division

What It’s Like to be a Designer in Uber’s Self-Driving Car Division

We’ve heard some strange and interesting responses to the question, “As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?” but Molly Nix’s answer is probably the most memorable yet: she wanted to work on something that doesn’t exist yet....
This Serial Entrepreneur’s Motivation Is Completely Rooted in One Virtue—Empathy

This Serial Entrepreneur’s Motivation Is Completely Rooted in One Virtue—Empathy

Charlie Grosso, a true renaissance woman, has the unique ability to find a niche in the market that isn’t being met—and to fill that void. Cultural competency, optimism, and a vision for facilitating human connection combine to guide Grosso to dream big, but...
Pretty Much the Coolest Doctor on What It Actually Takes (Hint: a Lot)

Pretty Much the Coolest Doctor on What It Actually Takes (Hint: a Lot)

There are plenty of interviews out there with entrepreneurs, creatives, and freelancers and articles filled with questions like: “How do you pick the right health insurance?” Then there are the countless blogs on healthy eating and wellness techniques. But...
How a Career in Physical Therapy Can Change Your Life Perspective

How a Career in Physical Therapy Can Change Your Life Perspective

For most of us, our career choices revolve around our own quality of life. We ask for raises, work flexibility, accept promotions, negotatiate extra vacation days or benefits. But for some, careers revolve around other people’s quality of life. Meet Morgan...
An Interview With Kabira Stokes, Founder and CEO of Isidore Electronics Recycling

An Interview With Kabira Stokes, Founder and CEO of Isidore Electronics Recycling

From an early age, Kabira, 35, had her sights set on the costume design industry. That is, until life tossed her that ‘20-something’ curve ball so many of us have the pleasure of experiencing. A chance opportunity with Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti drew her gaze...
An Interview With Lydia Froemelt, Clean Products Analyst at Phillips 66

An Interview With Lydia Froemelt, Clean Products Analyst at Phillips 66

Like so many great adventures, Lydia Froemelt’s career began with a dash of uncertainty and a road trip. After accepting a job fresh out of college with energy company, ConocoPhillips, the So Cal native had to quickly switch gears when the company split and placed her...