July 17th, 2012
10:36 AM ET

Open letter to Marissa Mayer

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Dear Marissa Mayer:

First off - congrats on a double dose of incredible life-changing news!

I know you're incredibly busy adjusting to life after Google, cranking up your new CEO gig at Yahoo!, and finalizing your go-bag for the birth of your son in October. But please consider a few thoughts from a well-intended geek mom and journalist.


The unbearable lightness of the Internet
July 17th, 2012
06:21 AM ET

The unbearable lightness of the Internet

Hong Kong (CNN) - This just in: Male Beliebers Exist.

I know this thanks to a monitor installed in the newsroom that flashes the very latest trending topics on Twitter.

What's trending, as I write this sentence? A few hashtag games like "#OverusedWords," a tribute to former teen queen Hilary Duff, "Hilary is our Cinderella," and "Male Beliebers Exist," a reference to obsessive fans of Justin Bieber. FULL POST