After yesterday-- who are we kidding? After 2017-- we’re all about ready for some signs of life in Silicon Valley’s soul right?

How is this for comparatively glowing: “Silicon Valley is actually fairly generous” when it comes to philanthropy according to Open Impact’s Heather McLeod Grant.

We were both on NBC’s Press:Here Sunday, and I was prepared for a conversation about all these stingy millionaires and billionaires. That was very much the story when I moved to Silicon Valley some 17 years ago at the peak of the dot com bubble. Silicon Valley was comparatively stingy as a percentage of net worth it gave, relative to the national average.

The good news: That has changed...