Tech

10 Apr 2019

I Want to Mail You Weird Postcards

Remember back in February when I sent out the incredibly ridiculous Valentine above? Well it got me thinking: I’d really love to continue sending out weird postcards to all my followers, fans, and frenemies. I mean, who doesn’t like getting something in the mail? In this increasingly digital world, isn’t

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19 Mar 2019

How to Make Friends in San Francisco

Are you new to the city?  Maybe you’re an engineer who’s a bit socially awkward, or marketing intern fresh out of college?  Maybe you’ve made enough Fortnite friends this year, and it’s just time you met some real-life people? Anyway, whatever it is, don’t worry.  We have some foolproof ways

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24 Jan 2019

The SF Co-Working Passport is Here!

Step into a world of productivity with the San Francisco Co-Working Passport. There’s no better way to get your stuff done than to work from a great environment surrounded by other hustlers just like yourself. How does the San Francisco Co-Working Passport work? I’m glad you asked. You start by buying one

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14 Jan 2019

Why I Miss Life Before Smartphones

I remember getting my first smartphone in 2008. It was a Blackberry, and I was so excited that I’d be able to take care of emails on the go. I was researching my book, “Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in New York,” at the time and was on the go all day and night. The idea of being able to handle things without being in front of the computer seemed amazing.

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04 Jan 2019

How Billionaires, Corporations, and the Government are Battling for Your Private Data

2018 was a rough year for people who use the Internet, as distinguished from the bots that now account for a majority of online traffic, or the corporate behemoths that continue to monetize us. One bright spot, however, offers reasons for cautious optimism. Facebook, in particular, has screwed the user privacy pooch so many times that mounting global public outrage at Silicon Valley’s corporate carelessness is finally forcing policymakers to pay attention and consider potential interventions.

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01 Dec 2018

Ordering Weed is Finally Just like Amazon Prime

It’s crazy how easy it is to get cannabis delivered to your door these days.  Far from the shady and unreliable ways you used to ‘score pot’ back in the day, before it became completely legal in CA, remember?  Meeting some guy in a parking lot, or having to drive

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26 Nov 2018

Note to Tech Industry: Try Asking “Should We do This?”

The tech ideal of “move fast and break things” is cute until really important things, like access to housing, healthcare and a job, are broken.

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17 Nov 2018

The ‘Costco of Weed’ Opens in the Bay Area

We got to talk to Flower Company co-founder Tony Diepenbrock at length about their ‘no middlemen’ service, and how they keep prices so low

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