Gurpreet Virdi, Carmen Quan, and Brandon Pollack

‘I want to believe’

“Warning! Area 51. It is unlawful to enter this area without permission from the Installation Commander. While on this installation,…

James Boehm and Matt Salsamendi accepting a check from Sam O'Keefe onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2016; photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for TechCrunch

The road to Mixer

Matt Salsamendi and James Boehm released their alpha product under the website name “chilly dot cool.” If that sounds somewhat…

Beth Anne Katz. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures.

A safe space to be who you are

It was Beth Anne Katz’s last day as a program manager on a team that helps distribute apps. She’d just accepted a job with…

Intern Diego Garza Rodriguez

Monterrey to Microsoft

Diego Garza Rodriguez grew up on the outskirts of Monterrey, Mexico, off the grid with a mixture of rural and urban amenities. Paved roads,…

Pursuing the beautiful ‘mistura’

Rodney Williams is constantly surprised by where life has taken him: a native Chicagoan living in São Paulo, Brazil, as an African American…

One Week of #MicrosoftLife

Microsoft employees and interns will come together to learn, share, and create during One Week, July 24–28, 2017. We’re already…

Worlds apart? Try coming together

Language. It has the power to connect us. Yet, this very same power can serve as an even bigger disconnect. Imagine considering a purchase….