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  Remember how a year ago Google went on a spending spree buying up several robotics companies, and we wondered, hmm, why are they doing that?... More»


  Mark Zuckerberg! He’s just like us. He tries to read books! He likes the Mission! He has a crazy neighbor who bought the house behind... More»

Joe Lonsdale

  Joe Lonsdale, co-founder of the software company Palantir and the venture capital firm Formation 8, has been accused of sexual assault,... More»

Mark Zuckerberg

  Attention, San Francisco. Your neighbor Mark Z.—you know, the white guy who lives in the Mission and works in tech? Wears a lot of... More»

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

  Prosecutors in Seoul, South Korea gave an early Christmas present to beleaguered cabbies—an indictment of Uber and its CEO Travis... More»

body hacking

  As it turns out, the fully optimized human looks, sounds, and acts a lot like the regular old human: gray hoodie, blue jeans... More»

Billionaire Sean Parker

  Sean Parker is vast. He contains multitudes. He founded Napster, which let twelve-year-old us download so much Weird Al that we’re... More»

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

  This weekend, as a gunman took customers at a Sydney cafe hostage,... More»

Hacking Homelessness

  Doniece Sandoval moved from New York to San Francisco in 2002, settling into an apartment... More»


  Today was a day of great change across the digital/media landscape. The august New Republic magazine... More»

A concept drawing of the interior of the Hyperloop

Remember when real-life Iron Man Elon Musk proposed a pneumatic tube that would shoot passengers 760 miles per hour on a puff of compressed air all the way... More»