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Obsidian Appoints Data Ethicist Laura Norén as VP of Privacy & Trust
Privacy and data ethics are top priorities at Obsidian. We have created a executive-level role, Vice President of Privacy and Trust, and appointed Laura Norén to lead this critica...
CAFFEINE* PURVEYORS NEAR MOSCONE CENTER, SORTED BY FOOD
San Francisco’s super hero fuel has always been caffeine. The port at San Francisco is the oldest in the US and one of the top three coffee importers. How do you like your caffei...
Why to stop writing negative code
Previous research has suggested that including negative words, such as “not,” in the middle of a sentence can throw off our brains and make it more difficult to understand. As ...
Sticking The Drop — My Journey to Obsidian
Stay On or Hop Off? It’s been about six weeks since I made the jump from working for the UK Government to Obsidian Security, an early-stage startup in Newport Beach, CA. I wanted...
How to build your dynasty: Hire for passion, train for skill, coach for performance
Building the right team is hard. What’s more challenging is hiring for several roles at once and trying to determine how all the pieces will come together in the end. You’re tr...
Ten Tactics for Introverts in Open Office Plans
One of the most difficult things about being an introvert in tech is the open office plan. It’s taxing to have to mentally dim the conversations, the comings and goings of others...