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Tom Foremski
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Attended Royal Holloway, University of London
Lives in San Francisco
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Summary: Poor communities have undiscovered talent that can be nurtured and channeled into well paying jobs such as software engineering...
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Very good. It's worth watching several times for all the details in it. 
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Excellent description of how the US political system is open to exploitation by lobbyists. He's very impressive.
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People don't listen, they wait to talk. Listening is what journalists do, and it's a very powerful thing because if you don't do it, you can't hear people, you can't help tell their stories to others. The more we know about each other, the less strange we are, and that means less conflict. 

The conflict in SF over rents and roads would be lessened if the tech workers were better known by their neighbors. But they are purposefully kept isolated by the practices of their employers. It's divisive. 

http://www.siliconvalleywatcher.com/mt/archives/2014/01/inside_the_tech_bubbl.php
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A photo-essay: Christmas Day on Twitter's Street - bit.ly/1gxZTCS
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Liz Taylor is an incredible actor Newman is left behind in his scene.
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My love life looks very interesting according to Page 45:

"...a vanload of naked swingers pressing their bare breasts against the windows and inviting him to join the fun."  

I would expect nothing less from David Sedaris. 

It lacks accuracy but that could change in an instant - it could be a prophecy. This technique of bibliography is often used to answer personal questions about the future.

It's not the answer I wanted, but maybe the universe is telling me it's something I need. I hope not.
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No books nearby... how do I turn to page 45 of Google plus? Pagedown 45 times?

Looks like it's this one: https://plus.google.com/105207689891479566260/posts/Dkt1m3KCk26

Better get to work :)
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I edit and publish Silicon Valley Watcher - reporting on the business of innovation at the intersection of media and technology.
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  • Silicon Valley Watcher
    I edit and publish Silicon Valley Watcher - reporting on the business of innovation at the intersection of media and technology, present
  • Financial Times
    US Technology Correspondent, 1999 - 2004
  • West Coast News
    CEO, 1984 - 1999
  • Computing
    US Editor, 1981 - 1994
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San Francisco
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London - United Kingdom
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I'm a journalist reporting on Silicon Valley
Introduction

I have been reporting on the business of Silicon Valley for US and global newspapers and magazines since 1984. I also published a local newspaper in San Francisco 1987 to 1989 called "The Street - A View From The Haight." I worked for the Financial Times since 1985 to 1999, and worked full-time full time for the Financial Times from 1999 to 2004 in its San Francisco bureau.

I have been working as a media entrepreneur for much of my life.

I am also involved in several new media/communications projects including changing the format of the press release so that it more accurately reflects our multi-layered media world.

I am the father of Matthew, born 1987 and Sarah, born 1994.

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In 1984 I was the first freelance journalist to arrive in Silicon Valley and report for publications around the world. Then 20 years later, in 2004, I was the first journalist to leave a major newspaper and become a "journalist/blogger" publishing SiliconValleyWatcher.com, which was profitable from the start.
Education
  • Royal Holloway, University of London
    Chemistry, Computer Science, 1977 - 1980
  • Coopers Company, Mile End, London
    1970 - 1976
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December 21