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OpenAI
OpenAI

Elon Musk Steps Down From Open Source AI Group

Musk is leaving the ethical AI organization he founded only two years ago.
Daniel Oberhaus
2 days ago
tech diversity
tech diversity

Study Finds Women and Minorities in STEM Are Discriminated Against, to the Shock of No One

Diversity efforts in science and technology aren't successfully combating discrimination, finds Pew Research Center.
Sarah Emerson
1.9.18
Nootropics
Nootropics

You Can Now Build a Nootropic Stack for Your Dog

Birdnip says it wants to “help our best friends unlock even more of their magnificent potential.”
Kaleigh Rogers
1.5.18
Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley's Hypocritical Spirituality

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is the latest example of the tech industry exploiting Eastern religions.
Ankita Rao
1.3.18
Terraform
Terraform

Last Christmas

Waking in a new, clearer winter wonderland.
Tim Maughan
12.21.17
housing rights
housing rights

Frank Lloyd Wright Paved the Way for Bad Silicon Valley Housing Ideas

Company towns and suburbanization mean inequality in the real estate market.
Jessica Jacolbe
11.16.17
app review
app review

This Company Wants to 'Disrupt' Alcoholism with an App

I don't suffer from alcoholism, but I was worried this app would undermine the struggle of those who do.
Laura Feinstein
11.7.17
Nootropics
Nootropics

The Nootropics Community Is Using 23andMe to Match Smart Drugs to Their DNA

There are multiple software options that analyze your genetic data and make recommendations on which supplements you should be taking.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.25.17
what about the cats
what about the cats

We Asked Bodega Workers What They Thought of the Startup That Wants to Make Them Obsolete

Mom and pop aren’t sweating it.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.13.17
Mysteries
Mysteries

Larry Page Seems to Have Another Side Company Called 'Tiramisu.' What Is it?

Misfiled court documents show the existence of yet another spinoff company from the Google founder.
Mark Harris
9.1.17
Google
Google

Here Are the Citations for the Anti-Diversity Manifesto Circulating at Google

A complete version of a Google engineer’s manifesto sheds new light on its controversial contents.
Louise Matsakis
Jason Koebler
Sarah Emerson
8.7.17
Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley

Internal Reactions to Google Employee’s Manifesto Show Anti-Diversity Views Have Support

"More people have been agreeing with it than I would like.”
Sarah Emerson
Louise Matsakis
Jason Koebler
8.5.17