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Apple
Apple

An Original iPhone Designer Embarks on Life After Apple

Freddy Anzures worked under Steve Jobs to design the single most influential device of this century. Fourteen years later, he's starting on his next act.
Ankita Rao
5 days ago
scooter wars
scooter wars

The Gig Economy Workers Who Power the Scooter Ridesharing Craze for a Pittance

People are hoarding electric scooters and going into other people's homes to retrieve them.
Sarah Emerson
5.15.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

What If the US Government Ran Facebook?

On today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast', Jason Koebler and Ankita Rao discuss Motherboard's recent speculative fiction, and the unnerving reality behind it.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
4.6.18
Silicon Valley Diversity
Silicon Valley Diversity

The Congressional Black Caucus Is Asking Silicon Valley Why It's So White

The political organization sent a letter to technology and telecommunications lobbying groups about diversity last month.
Sarah Emerson
3.13.18
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
2.21.18
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