Silicon Valley

How to Succeed in Silicon Valley Without Really Trying
Tech investors gave Seth Bannon millions of dollars, even though they knew almost nothing about him
September 07, 2014

Tech investors gave Seth Bannon millions of dollars, even though they knew almost nothing about him.

Seth Bannon's Email About Harvard Extension School
September 07, 2014

The founder of Amicus explains his education.

The New Luddites: Why Former Digital Prophets Are Turning Against Tech
September 05, 2014

Neo-Luddism began to emerge in the postwar period, but now it's stronger than ever.

Silicon Valley Is Ruining "Sharing" for Everybody
The marketing lie behind companies like Airbnb and Lyft
August 13, 2014

They say they're all about making friends. Here's how you can tell that's not true. 

This Dinner Party Explains How Engineers And Lobbyists See The World Differently
POLITICO’s Mike Allen sheds light on the evolving relationship between the valley and the swamp
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July 21, 2014

POLITICO’s Mike Allen sheds light on the evolving relationship between the valley and the swamp.

The Boring Sexism of HBO's 'Silicon Valley'
May 30, 2014

"Silicon Valley" doesn't skewer the tech world—the show just reproduces its toxic sexism.

Google Says We Have a "Right to Know," But Really Just Wants the Right to Profit From Your Personal Information
May 21, 2014

The search giant really just wants the right to profit from your personal information.

Uber and Airbnb Are Waging a Libertarian War on Regulators
Silicon Valley's politics get complicated
May 20, 2014

Silicon Valley's politics get complicated

Silicon Valley Says Space Mining Is Awesome and Will Change Life on Earth. That’s Only Half Right.
Silicon Valley says asteroid mining will end Earth's conflict over natural resources. It won't.
May 19, 2014

Tech companies are planning to mine asteroids and the moon. That's cool, but it won't bring peace on Earth.

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