Big Tech’s User Agreements are Even Worse than You Thought
By JohnTaylor Wildfeuer You must not be reading your user agreements either, because if you were you would have little time for anything else. A 2008 Carnegie Mellon University study found that if American consumers read user agreements for websites they visit once per year it would require 76 full
Elon Musk, Google and Mark Zuckerberg Have Plans For Our Future. Is That A Good Thing?
As time passes, real life appears to be less relevant than ever. The only space that needs to be taken seriously is the digital space. Things like the Metaverse, Elon Musk’s brainchip, and Google’s billion dollar mission to “solve death” are all concepts that sound like plots in science fiction
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
Self-Driving Cars Getting Stuck In The Richmond Because They Don’t Understand Dead Ends
You are probably seeing a lot of those Google-owned Waymo cars all over town these days, as they’re trying to figure out how to become fully autonomous, self-driving cars. But one tiny dead-end street in the Richmond District is seeing a lot of those Waymo cars, “up to 50” per
Which SF Pride Sponsors Donated The Most To Anti-Gay Politicians?
The corporatization of SF Pride is something we’ve come to expect as a sort of a necessary evil, a source of dollars that are quite necessary for the permits, overhead, staffing, emergency management logistics, and the continued existence of the event that does draw so much tourism and joy to
Punch Line SF Wins Back Lease! Morgan Stanley Backs Down From Eviction
The Punch Line Comedy Club not only avoided getting kicked out this August, but they also scored a multi-year lease and legacy business status on Monday. North Beach Supervisor Aaron Peskin told the press, “The city and the comic community were serious when we said that displacement wasn’t a laughing
Salesforce Employees Join #TechWontBuildIt Fight
The protest and press conference was a response to Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, The demands of Salesforce employees follow similar actions by workers at IBM, Google, Microsoft and Amazon, who are demanding their company cancel contracts with the federal government in response to Trump administration policies.
The Scourge Of The ‘Congratulations!’ Pop-Up Ad
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
How Charlottesville and Gamergate are Completely Related
Guest Post by Xennial-in-Chief Breathe. This is for your own good. James Damore said, “I do not support the alt-right.” He said this in response to the revelation that alt-right groups supported him after his firing from Google for writing and posting a 10-page memo on the company’s discussion board. In