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Yahoo CEO Wants You To Name Her Baby
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer may have the dream job, the husband and the baby, but having it all doesn’t mean doing it all. Given their busy schedules, neither she nor her husband Zach Bogue have picked a name for their baby boy yet. In fact, they are hoping that you might choose a baby name for them.
The technique is known as "crowdsourcing." No it’s not what Gen X-er’s used to do back in the day at Pearl Jam concerts. It’s more like outsourcing, only this time the work isn’t given to a specific group, it’s delegated to the entire online community. The happy parents shot an email to their friends and family after the birth saying, “We are all very happy and excited. Name TBD – suggestions welcome!”
You know when a CEO asks for “suggestions” it’s really an order. Just whatever you do, don’t Google “baby names.” Luckily, there’s this great article about baby names that might help you out.