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Superheros Who Code

One of our favorite clients is Pat Renzi. She’s a quiet juggernaut in insurance, a director at the consulting firm Milliman. We were interviewing her for a story when she mentioned this program in Seattle, The Ada Developers Academy, designed to help mid-career professionals get into coding.

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Coffee With a Purpose

San Franciscans love their coffee. We’re willing to wait in lines 20 people deep. We’ll wait 15 minutes for our (painfully slow) pour-over. We care about how our coffee beans are sourced, roasted and sold. We likely know our baristas by name, and paying $6 for a cup of joe is completely justifiable.

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Meet Our New Client

Some people decide to adopt a new pet. We went a step further recently and decided to adopt a whole menagerie. One new pro-bono client is Animal Care and Control, the San Francisco city agency that rescues and finds homes for a veritable Noah’s Ark of animals.

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Wine Disruptors

Making US wines an appealing choice to Millennials, people who live, breathe and drink a variety of brands, is perhaps the biggest change that the industry will experience. Finding meaningful ways for brands to stand out and connect with their audience will be a core ingredient for success.

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Get Me 30 Rock!

There’s a lot of bad advertising out there. But I was blessed to be able to find my pick for the worst ad for all of 2011 right across the street from our offices. What good fortune!

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The census should be this interesting (Hmmmm).

Trade shows are a fact of life. I can’t count the number I’ve attended. No matter the industry, it seems like a virtual certainty that booth traffic is never quite as high as anybody would like.

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