In the wake of the current crisis, many are pushing their teams to work remote. But what about those that can’t? This is what one small business is doing to try to stabilize.

These past few weeks have been crisis mode for many, if not all, of us.

I’ve had the unique opportunity to experience it from multiple angles—as an entrepreneur who runs a fully remote business, and as a son who’s helping his parents manage their business that requires workers to be…

Tech companies are as powerful as nations; they need to start acting with the same level of responsibility

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Although regulation is not a topic anyone wants to talk about, there comes a point at which it becomes necessary. This is true of all industries, but especially true of the tech industry, which, despite its size, is still maturing. Consider, for example, that there are more than 2.1 …

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Privacy is a fundamental human right that has become one of the most illusive and least understood topics of the Internet. However, the time is coming for change, and it’s up to us whether that’s going to happen willfully or through regulation. This article will explain exactly why making these changes is so critical to the success of your business and how you can make the changes that need to be made in a way that also positively impacts your bottom line.

Privacy is a fundamental human right that allows us to be our true selves. It’s what allows us to be weirdos without shame. It allows us to have dissenting opinions without consequence. And, ultimately, it’s what allows us to be free. This is why many nations have strict laws concerning…

Although I’ve been sending regular updates to my email list, I haven’t been blogging much on Medium over the past year or two. I’m going to begin to change that, with regular posts called Update—a bi-monthly blog about my life as an entrepreneur. I will share my progress, my ups…

It’s time we figure out creative ways to not only measure success but also reimagine what it means to be successful, in general.

*This article was originally posted to Adweek*

Since 2013 when Edward Snowden released documents about the NSA’s internal workings, the world has started to question the way their data is collected and used against them. Since then, findings by Pew Research Center show that 93 percent of adults believe it…

Designers are the public servants of the modern world. We make decisions that impact millions, sometimes billions of people worldwide, and it’s time we take our responsibility serious.

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If you Google’d the largest empires in the history of the world you’d see 70 million individuals under the control of the Roman empire, more than 110 million under the rule of Genghis Khan, and 533 million under the British Empire [source]. If we look at religions, the Catholic church…

After watching 5 hours worth of testimony yesterday, I thought I’d share my thoughts on what went down so any of you who may have missed it can know what’s going on.

Just know this is only a small glimpse into what’s going on, but I have a lot more to say about it. Much of which I’ve been discussing with people in the industry as well as leaders across the world.. …

Joe Toscano⚡️

CEO, BEACON; Author, Automating Humanity; Feat, The Social Dilemma; Contr, Forbes; prev XD, R/GA at Google. Changing the world w/ a smile, design & some code.

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