By Ryan Smith Everywhere you turn the constant refrain on the economy is everything is looking up. Last night Donald Trump crowed from his State of the Union pulpit about how his policies have ushered in the greatest prosperity the United States has ever seen. JP Morgan Chase’s analysis of
Congratulations, you made it through 2018! We have officially arrived at new Congress day where the Democrats take over the House and returning Speaker Nancy Pelosi looks like she’s ready to throw some shade and make it rain subpoenas. On a local level, we’ll touch on a couple impending San
When I first heard about San Francisco’s new robot cook I was a mixed bag of emotions. On one hand, I didn’t like the idea of automated machines taking jobs from service industry workers. But on the other hand, (the little piggy inside of me) really wanted to make friends with a robot who could make me cheeseburgers.
Our new 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. Censorship. 99% of the time brokeassstuart.com is against it. But
A despicable “Congratulations!” malware ad has been wreaking internet havoc for the last several months, and websites are confused as hell about what is happening. The ad has appeared on visits to the New York Times and Washington Post, The Verge, Vice and virtually every reputable website. A just-released report
Apple has a new iPhone out today, a grand experiment to see if people are really brainwashed enough to pay $1,000 for a smartphone. And it looks like a lot of them are! But people, you should not buy a new $1,000 smartphone simply because Apple has a new $1,000
There is a new iPhone going on sale today, for no better reason than it is the second week of September and Apple puts out a new iPhone the second week of every September. But people, you should not buy the new iPhone 7 just because there is a new
Apple’s big, fancy WWDC conference is next week, and you’re not going. But you can go the afterparties, even if you’re not registered for this $1,600-a-pop developer conference June 13-17 in San Francisco. Several startups are busting out other people’s money to throw their various branded afterparties and soirees, so