Tom Foremski

Tom Foremski reports on the business and culture of Silicon Valley at the intersection of technology and media.

Latest Posts

CES: On the Bloghaus Bus to Las Vegas

I'm in Las Vegas for CES for most of this week. Here is a flavor of what it was like to be on the Podtech Bloghaus bus along with top bloggers such as Dan Farber, Robert Scoble, Luic Le Meur, Jeremy Toeman, Robert McLaws, plus Valerie Cunningham and many more.

January 6, 2008 by


Russian Innovators Don't Trust Russian VCs

I met with a Russian delegation to Silicon Valley recently, which was seeking to copy some of our best practices. [Please see: Turning Oil Into Innovation: Russian Delegation Seeks Silicon Valley's LessonsAn interesting issue emerged during our conversation.

November 24, 2007 by


Go west young engineer Silicon Valley needs you!

There is an emerging crisis in Silicon Valley - there aren't enough engineers. Companies such as VMware, and the many thousands of Silicon Valley startups, are competing with the well established giants such as Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Oracle, Symantec, and many others, for engineering talent.

November 14, 2007 by


Yahoo's contribution to population control

Here is another way to look at the costs of working for Yahoo, in the wake of its actions in China:There are also other factors to consider as a Yahoo employee, your ability to create children, or even find a partner to practice with.There are a lot of single people at Yahoo and likely to remain so.

November 11, 2007 by