tech

26 Nov 2018

Note to Tech Industry: Try Asking “Should We do This?”

The tech ideal of “move fast and break things” is cute until really important things, like access to housing, healthcare and a job, are broken.

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16 Nov 2018

How Tech Companies are Responding to California Fires

As many know, some of the world’s biggest tech companies call San Francisco, the Bay Area, and Silicon Valley their home. Locals have had a hell of a time getting those companies to put us, their neighbors, ahead of company shareholder goals. Uber adding over 6,000 cars to our streets daily, Twitter opposing the business tax for homeless, overpaid employees driving up rents and worsening the divide…you get the picture. It hasn’t been a pretty one.

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24 Oct 2018

mySight: FInally, a tech solution to San Francisco’s homelessness problem

Guest post by Chad McDingleberry: Chief Visionary of mySight San Francisco, you’re far too beautiful for the depressing and uncomfortable blight of homelessness. Tents blocking the path of my scooter? Rude. Human feces on the street? Blech. Death and addiction at our doorsteps? Gross. People keep throwing ideas and solutions around that

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09 Oct 2018

Tech Workers Speak Out in Support of Prop C!

Full disclosure, Brokeassstuart.com wholeheartedly supports Prop C.  As progressives, we believe in addressing the issue of homelessness in real and meaningful ways.  That means funding mental health and addiction services, adding thousands of permanent homes for vulnerable children and families, and helping those who are in danger of eviction.  #YESonC. 

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02 Apr 2018

Can Tech Actually Help Get out the Vote?

By Full Circle Fund Rising Leader – Aiasha Khalid How’s The News treating you today? If you are getting exhausted of the goings on and the barrage of information and headlines, good news, the midterms are coming! Regardless of your politics, these are clearly an important moment in American electoral

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27 Mar 2018

Why You Haven’t Seen GIFS on Instagram Stories and Snapchat

Instagram Stories and Snapchat posts are entertaining vignettes into the lives of people you think you know and others who live far away. When you click to watch, you’re transported somewhere else and get to share in the moment or a snicker. The fun skyrockets with added stickers and GIFs.

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01 Mar 2018

What The Fresh Hell Is This Facebook Face Recognition?

Facebook showed you a vaguebooking post this week entitled “Introducing Face Recognition for More Features.” Facebook, which these days is 90% wannabe viral videos that you can’t scroll past fast enough, announced in a post that showed up once (and only once!) on your timeline earlier this week that “We’re

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01 Nov 2017

Fraud, Identity Theft & the Dark Side of the Sharing Economy

Fraud, Identity Theft & the Dark Side of the Sharing Economy or How I invited a thief into my home with an app Guest post by Jonathan Crawford We put a lot of trust into the services & apps we use. When you think about it, we let strangers into our homes

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