Silicon Valley

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
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.

This Infamous Hacker Went to Prison for Trolling AT&T. Now He Wants to Troll Wall Street.
April 22, 2014

He went to prison for exposing an Internet security flaw. He says he won't stop—and now wants to profit from doing so.

All Over But the Shouting
The campaign against Mozilla's CEO was the height of intolerance
April 04, 2014

Why is it now insufficient to debate our adversaries and coexist with them? Why must we now shame, censure, silence? 

HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Is a Cynical Show with a Gooey Center
April 04, 2014

Mike Judge's films and shows are comedic versions of “love the sinner, hate the sin,” and “Silicon Valley” is no different. 

What Zuckerberg Hath Wrought
The tech-world teenyboppers who are gobbling up millions
March 23, 2014

READ: Noam Scheiber on The Brutal Ageism of Silicon Valley