Finance

02 Oct 2018

I Ate The New Robot Burger in SF, and it Surprised Me

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. When I first heard

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29 Aug 2018

Andrew Yang is Running for President on a Universal Basic Income Platform

In 2018, the impossible has become reality. Cars are driving themselves, Apple is worth more than a trillion dollars and Donald Trump is president.  While these may at first seem unrelated, they tell the story of how our country has veered into a dystopian nightmare, and how, if we act

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29 Jul 2018

Facebook Lost $123 Billion Overnight…and a Bag Of Skittles Just Overdrew Me

Unless you’ve been living in captivity in the glaciers of Antarctica for the last decade or so, you have a Facebook account. Hell, I’ll be sharing this very article on Facebook within 24 hours, I’m sure. You probably also know that it is one of the richest companies on the

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31 May 2018

Broke-Ass Honeymoon: How To Do It On A Shoestring

By Genie Cartier Getting married is fucking expensive. Even if you don’t buy into the wedding industry’s insane money-burning-bullshit pressure, if you have a wedding and there are more than a few people there, chances are you just spent a big chunk of your savings on it. And if you

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08 Jun 2017

Prankster Tricks Tech Incubator into Supporting Homeless People

By Matthew Gerring If you’re a regular reader of Street Sheet by Coalition on Homelessness, you might be surprised to hear that the paper’s recent upgrades — full color front pages and a new website — were sponsored by the same people who brought you AirBnB: Silicon Valley’s preeminent startup incubator,

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31 Mar 2017

Tax and Flu Season Feel the Same

The last time I felt this nauseated, angry and anxious was when I had morning sickness. I never threw up over homework assignments in high school. Not even when I was a sleep deprived, hormonal, overachiever taking an absurd amount of AP classes. I’m not pregnant, I don’t have the flu,

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07 Mar 2017

How Con-Men Rule America’s Middle Class

“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” – John Steinbeck When I was younger my family was too broke to take a vacation to Universal Studios. We had never been, and all really wanted to go. My

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