- May 19, 2014
- “Let’s, Like, Demolish Laundry”
Silicon Valley is in a bubbly race to wash your clothes better, faster, and cooler. This is not a metaphor. Unless, you know, it is.
- January 31, 2011
- The Geek Gap
Bubblicious tech scene faces HR problem. (Yes, there is probably a Tiger Mom angle here, too.)
- August 20, 2007
- Unplug Your Office
Swap the cubicle for a shady park bench in one of the city’s outdoor wireless hot spots.
- February 17, 2014
- The Valley Politic
As the tech sector vies for a larger role in national politics, it has to contend with the libertarian isolationists in its ranks.
- January 20, 2014
- Our Congenial Web Overlords
Ken and Ben Lerer fund 185 tech companies—and counting.
- August 12, 2013
- Up, Up, and Away!
At the Draper University of Heroes, tech-world hopefuls are taught to think big, bold, and purposeful—to dream in order to walk. Only then will they be prepared for Silicon Valley’s more mundane reality.
- February 18, 2013
- The Life and Afterlife of Aaron Swartz
The precocious coder, hacker visionary, and “pirate” was already a tech legend by the time he’d turned 17. But in the weeks since his suicide last month, at 26, his friends and comrades have tried to turn him into something else—a martyr.
- December 17, 2012
- The Proliferation of Emoji
And the man who made them.
- October 22, 2012
- This Text Will Self-Destruct
Snapchat sweeps campus.
- October 15, 2012
- The Future Is Calling
The great smartphone-patent war rages on, as Samsung, loser of the last battle, has now sued Apple, saying the iPhone 5 cribs from its products.