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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20 Sep 2021

Uber Staff In Revolt Because Their Stock Options Are In The Toilet

Imagine being the kind of employee whose main concern is not your impact on society or the world at large, or the things your company or business accomplishes — but instead, your main concern is how your stock options are doing. Yet that is the case throughout much of Silicon

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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04 Nov 2020

‘Overpaid CEO Tax’ Passes Overwhelmingly In SF

San Francisco has been the poster boy city for income inequality for years. But on election day, SF voters passed a law that might finally bring some fairness to our wildly out-of-whack socioeconomic ridiculousness. The Proposition L Business Tax, commonly known as the “Overpaid CEO tax,” was approved by a

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19 Oct 2020

What is 5G and Why are People Linking it to Coronavirus?

Let’s take a brief look at what 5G technology actually is, and more importantly, how an emerging technology and a global pandemic created ripe conditions for new conspiracies.

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28 Jul 2020

The ‘Overpaid CEO Tax’ Will be on SF’s November Ballot

Tech companies are striking it rich during the coronavirus pandemic, while the working class is stuck in dire financial straits. But our dystopian Dickens-novel “Best of times, worst of times” phenomenon that has plagued San Francisco for years could change thanks to a piece of legislation just approved by the

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29 Jun 2020

Is the Internet Worth it? Do The Good Parts Outweigh the Bad?

The story goes that when the Great Library of Alexandria burned down in 48 B.C., it had a copy of every book in the “known world.” Its destruction represented the annihilation of so much of the world’s knowledge that humanity lost things that are now gone forever. What’s remarkable is that each of us holds, in our pocket or bag, a device that connects us to infinitely more information than could have ever been held in a million Great Libraries.

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22 Jun 2020

How to Spot – and NOT Share – Fake News Online

We’re fewer than five months away from a presidential election, three months into lockdown to limit the spread of coronavirus, and weeks into protesting the killing of George Floyd by a now-former police officer, which all adds up to a perfect storm for misinformation.

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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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