What Got Us Talking at Women 2.0 This Week
Our reading guide features asteroid-busting entrepreneurs, killer fashion tips and even microbial matchmaking.
By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0)
There were rich pickings for our reading guide this week, with stories ranging from the borderline bizarre (smart wigs?) to the downright heroic (question: what do a couple of founders have in common with Bruce Willis?). Check out the articles below for more:
- Looking for some fashion inspiration? Check out what the women of StitchFix wear to work.
- Ouya founder Julie Uhrman explains how she’s going to disrupt gaming.
- Wearables are huge, but do we really need a smart bra? How about a smart toupee?
- And how about a sound-generating hoodie for those with open plan office angst?
- Square CFO Sarah Friar is speaking at our next conference. Learn how her company is structured for quick decisions.
- So is Gwynne Shotwell, President and COO of Space X, which just successfully launched its first commercial satellite. (Pics here.)
- That’s not the only cool thing Silicon Valley space entrepreneurs are up to. NASA recently tapped a pair of them prevent a real life asteroid armageddon. Thanks, guys!
- We’re not the only ones talking about the tech-enabled future of relationships: would you sign up for microbial matchmaking?
- What companies are set to IPO in 2014?
- Can’t we all just get along? Yup, if there is a woman in charge.
- What if more women learned to code? [Video]
What got you talking this week?
Jessica Stillman (@entrylevelrebel) is an editor at Women 2.0 and a freelance writer with interests in unconventional career paths, generational differences, and the future of work. She writes a daily column for Inc.com, contributes regularly to Forbes and has blogged for CBS MoneyWatch, GigaOM and Brazen Careerist, among others.
Photo credit: Todd Gehman via Flickr.