Guest post by Nate Mezmer Some of the best conversations I have each week (face to face with humans) are with Lyft drivers. Not all of them are talkative and inspired. Sometimes I’m the dick who is glued to my phone. But at least 2-3x a week these drivers end
Ahhh… there’s nothing like waking up to a good Boycott Uber movement. This morning my Twitter and Facebook were lit up with denunciations of Uber. Hashtag Delete Uber. The joy of seeing their louche brand dragged through the mud is always exhilarating. But fleeting. Like every other wave of public outrage
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
This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column in the SF Examiner. I feel bad for the tech workers. I’m not talking about the ones like Jack Halprin, the Google lawyer who tried to evict seven units, comprised mostly of teachers, so that he could have his own mansion. And I’m
Code Tenderloin trains residents of the Tenderloin who face the highest barriers to employment and prepares them for employment into entry-level jobs and internships at San Francisco Mid-Market tech companies and local businesses. They are raising money, so help spread the word. You can find their IndiGoGo Campaign here, and
This originally appeared on App 360 in 2014, so some of these (hopefully) may not longer exist. There’s an age-old question that goes something like “What’s worse, the person telling the stupid joke or the person laughing at it?” The same principle applies to apps, but with a twist: “Who’s worse,
There’s a large discrepancy between American opinions on technology. 25% of those surveyed said they would like a chip implanted in their brain to access the internet.
image from Bloomberg I was in a Lyft Line the other day. Since Lyft Line is the company’s carpool service, there was another stranger in the car, other than the driver. We’ll call her Madison since I don’t recall her name. Madison works in tech and I was telling her