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1/23/2014

Could there have been a way to sidestep the tech and gentrification fueled class struggle brewing in San Francisco staring us in the face the whole time?... More»

1/22/2014

Google Glass still might be a crazy bananas gizmo that does little that lets you watch yourself have sex or get yourself written traffic tickets (... More»

An image from the flyer left by anti-Google protestors.
1/22/2014

Though anti-gentrification activists... More»

Tompkins Square
1/22/2014

The G-word is perhaps the most fraught one in our civic vocabulary. No, not Google, but gentrification. But two new academic studies highlighted on NPR this... More»

1/22/2014

It feels like it's gotten so bad that the only people who can afford to buy mansions here are Danielle Steel and Mark... More»

The Google Bus protest.
1/21/2014

If it's a weekday, it must be time for anti-gentrification activists to stand in front of the Google bus again. That's what it feels like today as the third... More»

1/21/2014

Google isn't feeling so lucky these days. In advance of... More»

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 housing crisis that may not have been.
1/20/2014

On October 22, an elderly married couple and their developmentally disabled 48-year-old daughter left their home of 34 years for the last time. Poon Heung... More»

Bernal Heights.
1/15/2014

Way back in the innocent days of October of 2012, Salon founder David Talbot asked in this magazine, "... 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»