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1/20/2014

It's a characteristic of technology more immutable than Moore's Law: Every tool gets used for porn sooner rather than later. So it's time to add Google... More»

The Nest smoke detector.
1/14/2014

Yesterday Google announced that it would be spending $3.2 billion to purchase Nest, a Palo Alto maker of high tech thermostats and smoke detectors. The move... More»

An empty warehouse or "fluxspace."
1/13/2014

Dispatches from the SF Culture war is our new, semi-regular scorecard for the Tech versus San Francisco cage match. ... More»

The shattered window of the Uber in Paris.
1/13/2014

Disruption distemper isn't just a San Francisco phenomenon anymore. Leave it to the land of the... More»

Drew Karabinos Vigo
1/13/2014

Defend Your Kickstarter is a weekly look at the wild, wacky, and just plain wonderful world of Kickstarter. Today's project:... More»

1/10/2014

Anyone who's ever grabbed a quick cup of Giant Steps ("Viscous, fudgy, substantial") or Sumatra Simalungun Harapan Tani ("Melon, red fruit,... More»

1/9/2014

Around eleven this morning, an Antares rocket left the earth from a NASA’ s Wallops Flight Facility on the eastern shore of Virginia. In addition to... More»

A rendering of the SkyCube.
1/8/2014

Tim DeBenedictis, a San Francisco engineer, entered the space race on the day of the last manned flight of the Space Shuttle. "It was very sad, and I... More»

1/7/2014

"Is San Francisco just a town for the tech industry and wealthy folks?" asks Tony Robles, a co-editor of... More»

1/7/2014

LendUp The problem: Millions of Americans have used payday loans—but... More»

Bryan Goldberg
1/6/2014

"Dispatches from the SF Culture War" is an ongoing, semi-regular feature that provides a line score for the Tech vs. San Francisco... More»