Managing your mailbox: top tips from busy people

My fiancé once told me that in Silicon Valley, etiquette dictates that you should reply to an email within 24 hours. Great rule of thumb that may be, but it’s heavy on idealism. I’ve found only about 10% of people reply to messages within a one day window; for some, the average response time is more than a week. I’m …

The Silicon Valley coding bootcamp no one knows about

It’s 5 p.m. on a sunny Friday and in a corner of Silicon Valley, a jazz band is playing a swing song, people are tucking into plates of catered Mexican cuisine, and Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook, is chatting to some developers about to showcase their projects to an audience. But this is no ordinary Demo Day. This …