Tech

26 Sep 2019

E-cigarette Executive Claims Only Side-Effect of ‘Vaping’ is looking like a ‘Douche bag’

“we did extensive testing, and the only measurable side effect of vaping, was a significant increase of douche levels in individuals.”

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11 Sep 2019

The War Has Evolved and We Are Losing

It was 18 years ago today when two planes crashed through the World Trade Center towers and killed nearly 3,000 people. The traumatic scene was aired on every news outlet across the nation. It would replay in real time every Sept. 11 morning after. It was a day that would

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06 Sep 2019

That Racist You’re Arguing With Might Just be a Bot

In early July, Disney announced that it had cast Halle Bailey to play Ariel in its live-action version of The Little Mermaid. Bailey is one of the stars of Grown-ish and one half of the singing group Chole x Hailey. She’s also going to be the first black woman to play a live-action Disney princess. The backlash against this casting was swift…supposedly.

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26 Aug 2019

What the Hell is Blockchain, and Why Won’t Men Stop Telling Me About it?

You’ve heard about it on dates. You’ve read about it on Tinder profiles. You’ve seen it emblazoned on startup t-shirts worn at 21st Amendment.

“Blockchain.”

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22 Aug 2019

Google Employees Refuse to Work With ICE or Border Protection Agencies

1293 Google and employees and 79 other supporters have pledged publicly not to support US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), ICE, or Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) with any infrastructure, funding, or engineering resources, directly or indirectly, until they stop engaging in human rights abuse

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19 Aug 2019

EasyPost’s CEO is SF’s Top Trump Donor. Activists are Calling for Boycott.

Yesterday I received a press release from Michael Petrelis, one of San Francisco’s most colorful activists. Michael helped organize the protest against SoulCycle the other week and he’s also the one who got all the SF fire stations to open their bathrooms for public use. Today (Monday 8/19) there will be

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19 Aug 2019

How to Use Tech for Activism

Our Tech Column was made possible by the fine folks at Mozilla Firefox.  The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation believes the Internet must always remain a global public resource that is open and accessible to all.  And that’s why we love Firefox as our browser, and you should too. It’s also why we’re

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12 Aug 2019

How Long Until Self-Driving Cars Become Mainstream…for Real?

We’ve been hearing stories about self-driving cars — both positive and negative — since Telsa premiered its autopilot feature in 2014. In the last five years, no one has quite managed to bring a fully autonomous car into being. How long will it be before we start seeing more self-driving

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