Takeaways: A’s beat odds, beat Twins 8-6

first_imgOAKLAND — A first-place Minnesota Twins team with All-Star ace Jake Odorizzi on the mound greeted the A’s upon their return home Tuesday. Reputation lost to storybook stuff.Chris Herrmann, playing his first game of the season and first in an A’s uniform, delivered a grand slam against Odorizzi, and the A’s (47-39) moved into second place in the A.L. West with their fourth straight victory and sixth in seven games.Here are three takeaways from the A’s 8-6 win over the Twins.Chris Herrmann’s …last_img

Box CEO Aaron Levie On Growing Up During The ’90s Tech Boom [Video]

first_imgLast week, ReadWrite Editor-in-in-Chief Dan Lyons sat down with 27-year-old Box CEO Aaron Levie to discuss the complex market of enterprise cloud technology in the third ReadWrite Mix event in San Francisco.(See also Aaron Levie On The Uncertain Landscape Of Enterprise Software and Aaron Levie On Finding Mentors & Mixing Enterprise/Consumer Cultures)In their wide-ranging, hour-long conversation, Lyons and Levie touched on just about every topic of interest in the enterprise startup space. But perhaps the most interesting aspects concerned Levie’s own unique story. This 1:53 clip touches on how growing up in Seattle helped inspire Levie to begin starting companies as a teenager (publishing HTML webpages to the Internet was all it took, he says), and how he had to try his hand at countless projects on the way to his dream of starting a successful company. Levie did acknowledge an alternate dream that included playing professional sports: “It’s either MLB, or start an Internet company,” he joked.  Cognitive Automation is the Immediate Future of… 3 Areas of Your Business that Need Tech Now Related Posts nick stattcenter_img Massive Non-Desk Workforce is an Opportunity fo… IT + Project Management: A Love Affair Tags:#Aaron Levie#Box#cloud storage#ReadWrite Mix#ReadWrite Mix last_img read more