BJ Fogg, director of the Persuasive Tech Lab at Stanford, has created a program called “3 Tiny Habits” that encourages participants to work toward goals with a series of very small steps that escalate over time.
Unkempt backyard pools can breed millions of disease-carrying mosquitoes. The Santa Clara County Vector Control Office uses an aerial photography system to track and treat those stagnant swimming holes.
Cindy Hofen runs a Palo Alto business helping seniors sort through a lifetime’s worth of possessions and move into assisted living facilities. As baby boomers age, there is increasing need for her services.