Tech

15 Dec 2021

Seeking Work in Silicon Valley? This Nonprofit Offers Free Training In Tech

In 2016, Larry Apke attended a ProMatch networking meeting for people seeking work in Silicon Valley. As he surveyed the crowded room, what he saw moved him immensely. “I was touched by two things,” recalled Apke. “First, many looked very shocked and confused. For many, it had been some time

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07 Feb 2020

Facebook is Even Tracking Your “Off-Facebook Activity”. Here’s How to Change That.

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. GUEST POST BY DAVID

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01 Nov 2019

Millennials Experience “Load Rage” Over Slow Download Speeds

“Roughly 5,342 years remaining. Please do not turn off your computer.” Gen Xers who came of age during the AOL era look back on warnings like this with nostalgia. Load rage wasn’t a thing then. For millennials, however, nothing causes more indignation than a download lasting more than five seconds.

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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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05 Sep 2018

What it’s Like Being a Black Gentrifier

This is a story about what happens when you are a minority in a city whose minority population is shrinking, and what it means to be part of that gentrification.

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18 Aug 2016

The Future of Marijuana Tourism in San Francisco

This post is brought to you by the fine folks at Medithrive, a medical cannabis dispensary we recommend. Their new storefront at 1933 Mission St is dope, and so are their products

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30 Apr 2015

Remembering When San Francisco was ‘the Porn Capital of America’

LA and the San Fernando Valley didn’t used to be the capital of the porn industry. It used to be San Francisco, back when porn movies were real movies shot on real film and shown in, well, “real” theaters. San Francisco was the first city in the US to show

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02 Mar 2020

Is Pink Noise the New White Noise?

by Laurie Riihimaki The method of using white noise to get some deeper zzz’s is tried and true. Many of us can’t sleep without the noise of a fan or an AC blasting in our rooms. The more sophisticated white noise-lovers even opt for apps that have an array of

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