Category Archives: Elizabeth Holmes

They built the airstrip, but no cargo appeared.

Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos are once again in the news*: Theranos CEO and former president charged with massive fraud The interesting thing is that while a settlement has been reached, I don’t think we know anything more today about the … Continue reading

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Going through the motions.

The narrative for feminist STEM poster child Elizabeth Holmes and her company Theranos continues to unravel.  Last week the WSJ published an article titled Agony, Alarm and Anger for People Hurt by Theranos’s Botched Blood Tests (paywall warning).  As the … Continue reading

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A coat and a hairstyle.

Elizabeth Holmes is part of a storied tradition of feminist pioneers who were willing to do what it takes to be like trailblazing men.  Holmes of course has patterned herself after Steve Jobs: Like Jobs, Holmes wears a daily “uniform” … Continue reading

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What else could they want?

Vox Day has a post today about Forbes revising its net worth estimate for Elizabeth Holmes from $4.5 billion to zero.  Yet from this article it is clear that Holmes has all of the attributes to be a kickass tech … Continue reading

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