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    Why Can’t Tech Companies Do the ‘Right’ Thing the First Time?After initially saying it would do nothing, YouTube announced it was demonetizing Steven Crowder for videos hurling slurs at a journalist.
  2. cancellations
    Silicon Valley Will Close Up Shop After Season 6The final set of seven episodes will air later this year.
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    Tech Companies Are Sorry Only When They Get CaughtGoogle gave $150,000 in free ads to an anti-abortion organization that falsely advertised crisis pregnancy centers as real abortion providers.
  4. elizabeth holmes
    Elizabeth Holmes Spotted in Court Sans TurtleneckThe accused Silicon Valley fraudster evolved her look.
  5. technology
    Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Break Up Big Tech Is Extremely Aggressive. Good.Intelligencer tech writers Max Read and Brian Feldman react to Elizabeth Warren’s aggressive proposal to break up Silicon Valley megaplatforms
  6. life in pixels
    Who Pays for Silicon Valley’s Hidden Costs?Magically convenient services and devices are often subsidized by exploitative labor arrangements.
  7. labor
    This Is Why Oakland’s Teachers Are on StrikeIt’s not just about wages. It’s about the ramifications of extreme income inequality in the Bay Area.
  8. just asking questions
    Shoshana Zuboff Talks Surveillance Capitalism’s Threat to DemocracyThe Harvard Business School professor discusses what she believes is a new mode of capitalism being ushered in by Silicon Valley.
  9. taste test
    Is the New Impossible Burger Any Good?The high-tech veggie burger gets a surprise upgrade.
  10. work
    This Forum Wants to Give Black Women the Business Network They DeserveBlack Women Raise, a summit that met in New York City, wants to change the conversation on who gets venture capital funding.
  11. just asking questions
    Ex-Facebook Manager Mark Luckie on Silicon Valley’s ‘Black People Problem’The former Facebook and Twitter employee discusses his blockbuster memo and what Silicon Valley should do to solve its problems with inclusion.
  12. comedy
    Mike Judge on Loving Funk Music and Reviving King of the Hill“We’ve been talking about it over the last year, and I think we might have a way to do it.”
  13. technology
    Why Silicon Valley Finds It Hard to Say No to Saudi Arabian DollarsThere’s too much at stake for the tech industry to forswear the Kingdom’s money piles altogether.
  14. comedy
    T.J. Miller Wants Us to Know He’s Secretly a Good GuyIt’s the best-kept secret in Hollywood, apparently.
  15. food innovation
    Josh Tetrick Is the Elon Musk of CondimentsThe fake mayo producer emerges from a difficult couple of years with a fake egg — and fake meats on the way!
  16. Alice Wetterlund Says Male Silicon Valley Stars Enabled T.J. Miller to ‘Bully’“It was kind of a nightmare.”
  17. Silicon Valley’s Thomas Middleditch on Mocking the Tech EliteThe star of HBO’s satirical comedy reveals what real-life tech moguls always say about the show.
  18. The ‘Bleeding’ Veggie Burger Is Under FireWhy are environmentalists and vegans fighting about a high-tech plant patty that’s supposed to save the planet?
  19. The Reporter Who Took Down a UnicornHow John Carreyrou battled corporate surveillance and intimidation to expose a multibillion-dollar Silicon Valley start-up as a fraud.
  20. How Silicon Valley Came Up With Richard’s Season Finale DissAnd where the show goes from here.
  21. overnights
    Silicon Valley Season-Finale Recap: War and Peace in the ValleyRichard & Co. find themselves facing down a familiar foe in the last episode of the season.
  22. overnights
    Silicon Valley Recap: Cryptocurrency CrazinessEverybody’s going to be broke soon enough, right?
  23. overnights
    Silicon Valley Recap: Jian Yang’s RevengeThe “new Pied Piper” knock-off is officially up and running.
  24. chat room
    Silicon Valley’s Jimmy O. Yang on How Crazy Rich Asians Changed His Life“We’re like the new Asian mafia.”
  25. overnights
    Silicon Valley Recap: The Terminator ProblemThe mere thought of artificial intelligence sends Gilfoyle into a terror spiral.
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    ‘F*ck Them. We Need a Law’: A Legendary Programmer Takes on Silicon ValleyA conversation with legendary programmer Richard Stallman on the real meaning of “privacy rights” and why he only ever uses cash.
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    Jaron Lanier Q&A: ‘We Won, and We Turned Into Assholes’Tech pioneer Jaron Lanier discusses the sinking feeling you get when you’re quoted by Mark Zuckerberg, and everything else bad about the internet.
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    Q&A With Ellen Pao on Reddit, Facebook, and the Future of the InternetEllen Pao, former Reddit CEO, discusses Reddit’s focus on growth, Facebook’s homogeneity, and whether anything can be changed.
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    Selling Crack to Children: Inside the Silicon Valley Grift Machine“Without rampant, unchecked fraud, I came to realize, the entire digital media business would collapse.”
  30. overnights
    Silicon Valley Recap: Here Come the Octopipers!It’s mole hunting season at Pied Piper.
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    An Apology for the Internet — From the Architects Who Built ItEven those who designed our digital world are aghast at what they created. A breakdown of what went wrong.
  32. Zach Woods Tells Conan About Being a ‘Nocturnal Anti-Semite’ Zach Woods went on Conan on Wednesday to promote the fifth season of Silicon Valley. One trait of his character that is revealed in a past […]
  33. T.J. Miller Charged with Calling In False Bomb Threat Former Silicon Valley star T.J. Miller was arrested on Monday night and charged with calling in a false bomb threat, according to federal […]
  34. overnights
    Silicon Valley Recap: A Corporate Affair to RememberAt long last, Jared finally gets a win.
  35. overnights
    Silicon Valley Recap: The Importance of Being Petty“Reorientation” is one of the best episodes of the series so far.
  36. Silicon Valley Is Savage About T.J. Miller’s CharacterIt’s a slightly milder version of what Chuck Lorre did to Charlie Sheen’s character on Two and a Half Men.
  37. overnights
    Silicon Valley Season Premiere Recap: Mo’ Money, Mo’ ProgrammersAnybody else think Richard becomes head of Hooli by the end of the season?
  38. daddy issues
    Elon Musk’s Estranged Father Had a Baby With His StepdaughterThe billionaire’s dad says it was “God’s plan.”
  39. Silicon Valley Season 5 Doesn’t Need T.J. MillerErlich is gone, but Pied Piper bumbles on.
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    What If Silicon Valley Cured Cancer?You’d never see the benefits.
  41. messy exits
    The Silicon Valley Team Tells the Real Story Behind T.J. Miller’s ExitMiller was reportedly late, drunk, high, and occasionally asleep on set.
  42. trailer mix
    Pied Piper Is Expanding in the Silicon Valley Season 5 TrailerRichard, as always, is totally overwhelmed.
  43. Check Out the Season 5 Trailer for HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’The new season of Silicon Valley now has a full trailer, and it’s got it all: a bunch of dogs, a bear, a secret message, and Andy Daly. Renewed […]
  44. Thomas Middleditch Addresses T.J. Miller and Aziz Ansari Allegations“I thought the whole Aziz Ansari thing was kind of absurd,” Middleditch said.
  45. who among us?
    Elon Musk Says He Didn’t Realize He Was at a Sex Party“His impression was that it was a corporate party with a costume theme.”
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    Silicon Valley ‘Sex Party’ Host Identity RevealedSteve Jurvetson, who recently left the venture-capital firm he co-founded amid sexual-harassment allegations, reportedly hosted the scandalous event.
  47. start-ups
    Latest Attempt to ‘Disrupt’ Bodegas Is a Self-Driving Corner Store on WheelsRobomart is trying to offer users a vast curbside array of produce and baked goods.
  48. Season 5 of ‘Silicon Valley’ Premieres on HBO in MarchThe upcoming season of HBO’s Silicon Valley now has a premiere date. The network announced today that season 5 of the show, which was renewed […]
  49. food trends
    Juicero Founder Now Promoting $40 Jugs of ‘Raw Water’ in Silicon ValleyHe’s even trespassing to bottle it directly from a spring.
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    The Pro-Antitrust Congressman From Monopoly-Friendly Silicon ValleyRising Democratic star Ro Khanna is one of the loudest voices on antitrust — while coming from one of the most monopoly-friendly districts in the U.S.
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