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Corrected: In Silicon Valley, designers emerge as rock stars

Five years ago, Justin Edmund arrived at Carnegie Mellon University, a floppy-haired freshman, with artistic talent and dreams of joining a venerable design firm like IDEO or Frog. But during his sophomore year, a recruiting pitch from a Facebook employee turned his head, and prompted a detour of his ambitions.

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quot;We Are the World": Google exec and blogger put together anti-SOPA e-book to benefit cause

From "We Are the World" to Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit, rock stars have long used all-star collaborations to benefit charity. Now the tech world, following the galvanizing effect of the Stop Online Piracy Act, is trying the same plan.

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