Inside Tech Companies' Private Bus System
Tech shuttle buses have taken over San Francisco's streets, creating a transportation caste system. I wanted to know what it was like inside. So I got on.
Why Disney Bought Lucasfilm
In two words: Star. Wars.
5 Pieces Of Infrastructure That Are Still Spotty Thanks To Sandy
The storm has passed New York City, but services are still on the fritz in many places. (Updated.)
How A Fake Storm Photo Goes Viral
In a nutshell.
11 Viral Photos That AREN'T Hurricane Sandy
Don't share these images from storms past, or storms that never existed.
Do We Need A Pandora For Art?
Start-up Art.sy is making a play for online art market by introducing an art discovery tool. But it only pays galleries, not individual artists. What disruption does — and doesn't — look like in the art world.
6 Things We Learned From Facebook's Earnings Report
Mobile makes money, Zynga isn't a very good friend and Sam's Chowder House loves Facebook.
12 Board Games That Should Not Exist
Internet memes, "Jersey Shore," and ESPECIALLY Zynga ripoffs-of-board-games-turned-back-into-board-games are an affront to gaming. They must be stopped.
The Onion Talks: So TED, It Hurts
In the first offering from their new TED Talks satire, the Onion nails pretty much every element of the thought leader experience. "Imagine," says Onion Talker, "what other ground-breaking ideas could I be thinking of?"
The Heart Of Silicon Valley Is Now In The Mission
In this tech boom, all of the action is happening in San Francisco's most hipster of hoods. A pied-à-terre for Zuckerberg.
Patent Trolling: It's As Bad As You Think
A new study provides the data to what many knew anecdotally: The rise of patent trolls has gotten out of control. And they're killing innovation.
The Trouble With The New "Share Economy"
It's kinda illegal. Which businesses like Uber and Lyft are finding out as they try to disrupt the taxi industry.
Can The Internet Catch Susie Ko's Killer?
[Updated] Three days ago, a Northern Californian woman was murdered during a robbery. Her family's taken to the web to track down the culprit.
Tech Confessional: The Secrets Of Second Life
A former employee of Linden Labs, the creator of the virtual world, talks about walking in on users having (virtual) sex, being a Second Life celebrity, and why it was such an inspiring job. Also, furries!
What Happens When "The Love Connection" Host Gets Into A Fight On Twitter
After Tom Scharpling of WFMU began debating politics with ex-Love Connection host Chuck Woolery, things got real weird, real fast. It's new media vs. 72-year-old media.
Where Googlers Get Sassy
Where Googlers hate on their own kind — and pay respect to Steve Jobs. An exclusive look at more images from Google's secret mockery machine.
The Anti-Facebook Mask
Be invisible. Or, at least, fool Facebook for Halloween.
Inside Google's Internal Meme Generator
How do Googlers blow off steam? They make memes, for internal use only. Until now.
Should "TheFacebook" Be Allowed On Your Campus?
In 2004, students at Brandeis University had a lively debate about privacy, security and other issues with Facebook. And also talked about ConnectU!
How To Register To Vote Online (And Off)
It's National Voter Registration Day! Let's get service-y.