Data Sheet-Tuesday, July 18, 2017
10 monthes ago - By Fortune
Greetings from Aspen, Colo., where my Fortune colleagues and I experienced an exhilarating first day of our annual technology conference, Brainstorm Tech.
I'll share a few quick thoughts today and continue to report during the week and then wrap up when we're through. First, a word on the environment. Aspen is a magical place to gather oodles of smart people for serious conversations about an important industry. My day began with a brutal 12.5-mile climb on a bike to Maroon Bells. The weather was splendid, but the ride was painful. Note to self: This is the last year I can attempt such a...
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