tech

03 Aug 2015

Startups Hold ‘Clean Dolores Park Day’…But Did Anyone Show Up?

On Sunday, August 2, the San Francisco tech community attempted to make amends for the disastrous press they received last week from the mess left behind during a startup’s confetti filled party at Dolores Park. The official Facebook event was titled, ‘Startups Clean Dolores Park, and was intended for those within the

David Sikorski 1
15 Apr 2015

So Who Makes More, Taxi or Lyft/Uber Drivers?

Ok, let’s talk about the money… There is a common misconception that being an Uber/Lyft driver is more profitable than traditional taxi driving. The media likes to publicize reports, usually supplied by Uber and Lyft, that taxis are on the brink of becoming obsolete as these new app-based ride services continue to grow in popularity and take a larger

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10 Apr 2015

Your Startup Sucks: Love in the Time of Surveillance — is that a camera in my ring?

Here at Your Startup Sucks, we’ve been highlighting some of the most ridiculous shit out there on Product Hunt. Oh, there have been some classics, haven’t there? – Siri for Sex        – Date in a Box        – the app that reminds you to breathe This week we have three

Sam-O - Bargain Hunter 1
23 Feb 2015

Win Tickets to REAL 2015: ART+SCIENCE+TECH @ Fort Mason!

    The site describes this event as a place “Where The Sensor Meets The Creator. A groundbreaking convergence of art, architecture, entertainment, engineering, health, heritage, media and manufacturing exploring the future of 3D, from reality capture to augmented reality, 3D digitization to 3D printing.” But, I honestly got distracted

illyannam 0
21 Feb 2015

How to Work in Tech and Still be a “Good San Franciscan”

I saw this image on my friend Tuffy’s Facebook page. He had taken it somewhere in the Mission and decided to share it. I thought “well this is gonna stir some shit” and then posted it on the Broke-Ass Stuart FB page. I had no idea just how much shit

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 20
22 Nov 2014

Uber Sabotages Dozens of Tech Companies with Plot to Monopolize News All Week

Early Friday morning, Aereo, the tv streaming company that has battled long and hard against television networks to steal and re-resell programming to users, filed for bankruptcy. In the past, the company has captivated the attention of gossip-hungry readers everywhere. But after a week of world-class PR from the team at

Rachel Balik - Low-Brow Luminary 0
24 Sep 2014

Ello: Ad-Free Empowerment in the Era of Social Networking

Yesterday Stuart invited me to try out a Beta version of this new site Ello. My knowledge went no further than a pal mentioned he had applied to join. I thought that sounded rather official for a social networking site, so I decided to investigate. Ello was started in early

Sheilah Villari - Dollar Bin Darling 3
18 Aug 2014

What Happens if They Stop all the Ellis Act Evictions and the Hyper-Gentrification of San Francisco?

Look outside. Did you see the bombs drop this morning? Did you hear the bullets sizzle? Did you cover your ears to protect yourself from the screams of chaos and desperation? Did you smell the smoke? San Francisco is at war right now. Literally, no, but I wouldn’t reduce it down

Jamal Frederick - Second Hand Scribe 6