CLIPS

Sometimes I write professionally. Here are selected works.

Image: Dom Pérignon

Image: Dom Pérignon

 

Fortune.com, February 2019

Moët Hennessy Eyes China As the Next Frontier for Luxury Wines With Ao Yun Vineyards

“To discover a new terroir, it is a dream for a winemaker.”

Fortune, February 2019

Could Marie Kondo Slow Down Fast Fashion?

Minimal wardrobes aren't good for retailers.

Fortune.com, January 2019

Scribd's 'Netflix for Books' Subscription Model Is Proving to Be Fruitful

Audiobooks, especially, are more popular than ever before.

Fortune.com, January 2019

The 2019 Oscars Nominations Are In—And Netflix Has a Lot to Celebrate

Even without a host, the show will go on.

Fortune.com, January 2019

What New York's Avoided Subway Shutdown Means for Businesses, Landlords, and Buyers

Not everyone is welcoming the news.

Fortune.com, January 2019

Amazon Shines Spotlight on Wine Industry With Glossy New Docu-Series

It starts with wine.

Fortune.com, January 2019

Spotify Reveals Top Workout Trends, Playlists, and Songs Going Into 2019

From the most active country to the most zen country.

Fortune.com, January 2019

These Are the Top Skills Businesses and Job Recruiters Are Looking for Most in 2019

Maybe your job isn’t prey to the robots just yet.

Illustration: Tres Commas; Photo: Getty

Illustration: Tres Commas; Photo: Getty

Fortune.com, December 2018

These Are Some of the Worst and Most Outrageous Gifts Employees Say They Have Received

From foot lotion to gas station wine.

Fortune.com, December 2018

These Are the Fastest Growing Jobs and Skills Gaps Nationwide

What is a blockchain developer, anyway?

Fortune, December 2018

Predictions for 2019: Fortune's Crystal Ball for the Year Ahead

Orange is the new rosé.

Fortune, December 2018

The Highs (and Lows) of a Remarkable Year in Business: Best Reads

These standout tomes made our must-read list this year.

Fortune.com, December 2018

Travel Essentials for the Business Globetrotter This Holiday Season

A very short list of some essentials you should consider packing before leaving home.

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Fortune.com, December 2018

The Winemakers and Champagne Houses Making Their Mark With U.S. Consumers Ahead of New Year's Eve

Bonus: What if I told you that you could consume sparkling wine in…pie form?

Fortune.com, November 2018

A Children's Book Club Is Launching a Holiday Series With Picks Made by Melinda Gates, Sheryl Sandberg, and Sundar Pichai

This is no short list.

Fortune.com, October 2018

Inside the Launch Party for Anthony Scaramucci's New Memoir

Including a multi-tiered cake with the Resolute Desk.

Fortune.com, October 2018

This Is the Most Frustrating Flaw Among Managers, According to Their Employees

No one likes a micro-manager...but no one likes to be ignored either.

Fortune.com, October 2018

Amazon Alexa Fund Makes Its First Investment in Restaurant Tech With SevenRooms

Alexa will show you to your table now.

Fortune.com, October 2018

Scribd and The New York Times Are Launching a Dual Subscription Package

Bookworms and news hounds could save up to $60 per year.

Fortune.com, October 2018

Harry's Labs Launches Flamingo, a New Brand Specifically for Women's Hair Care and Grooming

From the incubator lab of the popular men's grooming and shaving brand.

Fortune.com, October 2018

Pocket Plans to Turn Your Never-Ending News Reading List Into a Podcast

Because there is so much news right now.

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Fortune.com, October 2018

Younger Professionals Are More Likely to Switch Jobs at a Rate Faster Than Ever Before

Generation Z is cementing itself as the “most mobile professional generation.”

Fortune.com, October 2018

The Infatuation Secures $30 Million Investment From Firm Co-Founded by Jeffrey Katzenberg

Expect more new restaurant scene coverage in more cities worldwide.

Fortune.com, October 2018

Examining the Gender Gap in the Champagne and Sparkling Wine Business

There’s a diversity gap that shouldn’t be overlooked, either.

Fortune.com, October 2018

How Wineries and Distilleries Are Addressing Climate Change

Healthy grapes mean better wine for everyone.

Fortune.com, September 2018

Ryan Reynolds's Aviation Gin Takes Flight in New Partnership With Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Atlantic

Aviation Gin is taking off for the friendly skies.

Fortune.com, September 2018

Pinterest Is the Latest Silicon Valley Brand to Settle in Canada

Some of the most top searched trends in Canada include Tartan plaid and...cabbage lasagne.

Fortune.com, September 2018

You Can Now Shop Directly From Instagram Stories

A dedicated shopping channel is also coming soon.

Fortune.com, September 2018

These Are the Top 10 Challenges for Employees in the Workplace Right Now

The Sunday Scaries are real.

Fortune.com, September 2018

Snapchat Eyes the Fashion Set With Its Latest Line of Spectacles Eyewear

But will Spectacles ever be more than—gasp—a spectacle?

Image: Snap

Image: Snap

Fortune.com, August 2018

Inside Instagram's New Plan to Improve Security Amid Bots, Fake Followers, and Other Bad Actors

Facebook's popular app takes some cues from Twitter.

Fortune.com, August 2018

BarkBox Is Thinking Outside the Box With a New Experimental Retail Concept

But is this park more for dogs...or their owners?

Fortune.com, August 2018

The Girl Scouts Are Here to Save the Day With Their First New Flavor in Two Years

Cookie selling might be their most famous fundraiser, but the organization has rolled out a number of new programs to encourage leadership among girls and young women in recent years.

Fortune.com, August 2018

Ryan Reynolds Explains Why He Wanted to Buy Aviation Gin

Don't expect to catch him in the distillery, however.

Image: Aviation Gin

Image: Aviation Gin

Fortune.com, August 2018

A New York City Startup Is Launching a Wine Club Aimed at Millennial Men

They are being hawked as "boxes of awesome."

Fortune.com, August 2018

Why One of the Top Chardonnay Producers in the U.S. Is Thirsty for a White Wine Emoji

It's not as basic as it looks.

Fortune.com, July 2018

Dom Pérignon Is Undergoing a Changing of the Guard

A new generation leading one of the world's most prestigious Champagne brands.

Fortune.com, July 2018

Campari's Marketing Blitz for Aperol Spritz Has Found Success With Millennials

The classic aperitif is not actually new, but it's selling like it is.

Fortune.com, July 2018

Meghan Markle Is Being Credited With Boosting Aritzia's Earnings. But Is the 'Meghan Effect' Real?

The "Kate Effect" might not have been as effective as you might think, either.

Fortune.com, July 2018

This Is the Number One Reason Why People Don't Unplug From Work While on Vacation

Millennials have "vacation request anxiety."

Image: Noah Fecks/The 18th Room

Image: Noah Fecks/The 18th Room

Fortune.com, July 2018

Sustainable Cocktails Could Be the Next Big Trend in Bartending

This next wave of cocktails could save bartenders and restaurant managers some money while also—in small part—help save the planet from added waste. But the first step to getting this trend out from underground might be defining what "sustainable cocktails" are in the first place.

Fortune.com, July 2018

Page-Turning Novels Set in Politics, Finance, and Tech

Great travel reads are supposed to be like literary snacks. But once in awhile, it can be even more fun to read a novel to which we can relate, whether it be the characters remind us of our families—or the situations remind us of our careers, workplaces, and (sometimes confusing, awkward, or downright bizarre) interactions with colleagues and clients.

Fortune.com, July 2018

Book Clubs Are Really Having a Moment Right Now

First came the book recommendations. Now come the book *club* recommendations.

Fortune.com, June 2018

Eight Business Books That Are Actually Great Summer Beach Reads

From the downfall of Theranos to the mystery of the world's most expensive bottle of wine.

Image: Fonseca Porto Wine

Image: Fonseca Porto Wine

Fortune.com, May 2018

Meet the Next Wine-Based Beverage Expected to Sweep the Summer

Pour out the frozé.

Fortune.com, May 2018

The Royal Wedding: How Much Security, Renovations, and Meghan Markle's Dress Might Cost

A royal wedding or a royal money pit?

FoodandWine.com, April 2018

Resy Says It Has a New Plan to Turn Tables Better and Help Diners Nab Hard-to-Get Reservations

Since launching four years ago, Resy has caught on like wildfire with foodies in urban areas looking to make reservations at some of the most buzzed-about eateries of the moment. Now, the New York City-based company, which competes with the likes of Yelp and OpenTable, is branching out with a host of new products aimed at guests as well as the front of the house at restaurants as the brand also expands to a handful of additional international markets.

Image:  Fortune

Image: Fortune

Fortune, April 2018

The Cost of a Cocktail Is on the Rise

It wasn’t long ago that $15 to $20 was the going rate for an entree at a mid-range restaurant, and an above-average cocktail cost a fraction of that. Today, however, patrons don’t bat an eye at shelling out $16 for a single drink. What’s happening?

Food and Wine, February 2018

Alexa, Get Cooking

Your home kitchen is about to get a lot smarter. While these gadgets won’t chop onions for you, they can help your cooking and party planning run smoothly from start to finish.

Fortune.com, February 2018

Fire and Fury, Media Matters, and Secret Empires: A Reading List to the Trump White House

The books you need to know about, both already available and coming soon.

Fortune, December 2017

Fortune's Favorite Business Books of the Year

Don’t know anything about wine? Don’t worry. Bianca Bosker delivers a delightful and thoroughly reported back­grounder in her droll memoir, Cork Dork, chronicling her winding path to becoming a sommelier. Good for oenophiles, novices, and wine skeptics alike.

Fortune, July 2017

Montreal and Toronto Are Becoming Magnet Cities for Tech Giants Google, Microsoft, and Uber

Vancouver isn’t the only metropolis north of the border buzzing with tech.

Fortune, July 2016

Will Algorithms Persuade People to Drink More Wine?

The ancient world of wine doesn’t seem ripe for technological revolution. But that’s exactly what Brian Smith set out to do when he co–founded Winc, an online wine club in Los Angeles, in 2012.

Image: Winc

Image: Winc

ZDNet, August 2015

AT&T Is Hauling Cows, Cheese Wheels, and a Giant Eyeball to Outside Lands

The annual Outside Lands music and food extravaganza marks the first occasion where AT&T is deploying all three of the biggest wireless tools in its arsenal at a single festival.

ZDNet, July 2015

For Chefs and Foodies, Big Data Could Be the New Secret Ingredient

Tech giants like IBM followed by a handful of budding startups are tapping into machine learning to rethink the delivery of food from the growers to chefs to the delivery professionals themselves.

ZDNet, June 2015

Bite Silicon Valley: 3D Printed Confections With ChefJet Pro

Move over, sous-vide cookers, as there is a new appliance poised to take professional and home kitchens by storm.

ZDNet, June 2015

AT&T's EchoBOT and Rewiring the Baseball Fan Experience

AT&T offers a peek behind the scenes at the digital networking pipelines designed to improve baseball fan experiences at its eponymous ballpark in San Francisco.

ZDNet, March 2015

Before They Were Stars: Smartwatches in Pop Culture

From the stone ages of the Flintstones to the futuristic sky cities of the Jetsons, the smartwatch has been a surprising yet underlying constant in pop culture.

ZDNet, February 2015

How Rent the Runway Dazzles Shoppers With Data

Rent the Runway, a self-described "fashion company with a technology soul," wants to revolutionize how the average person shops for clothes—using big data.

ZDNet, July 2014

The Engineering Elves Building Google's Santa Tracker

Even Santa needs the help of web developers these days.

ZDNet, June 2014

The Minimalist Guide to Summer Travel Tech

As someone who prefers to travel as light as possible, here are some tried-and-true tips on how to make the most out of toting the fewest gadgets and entanglements possible.

Tech Republic, March 2014

How Aaron Levie and His Childhood Friends Built Box Into a $2 Billion Business

Without stabbing each other in the back.

ZDNet, March 2014

From Cars to Catamarans, How Big Data Plays in Sports

Data analytics can do a lot more for business than just predict consumer shopping habits.