Uber's Emil Michael was apparently too awful, even for Donald Trump

Uber's Emil Michael was apparently too awful, even for Donald Trump

A trove of leaked Trump Administration documents obtained by Axios shows that Michael was once considered as a potential candidate for Donald Trump's Secretary of Transportation. But there were a few, uh, "red flags."
Jun 26 · 3 minutes
A Unicorn with a Soul: Zipline’s Unbelievable Comeback Accelerates with a new $190m Round

A Unicorn with a Soul: Zipline’s Unbelievable Comeback Accelerates with a new $190m Round

“If you are willing to endure any amount of pain and not give up, it’s really hard for someone else to kill you.”
May 23 · 14 minutes
Who is REALLY responsible for Uber's failed IPO? Uber.

Who is REALLY responsible for Uber's failed IPO? Uber.

At what point does the Valley in-crowd stop making excuses for this company?
May 14 · 13 minutes
The Assholistocracy

The Assholistocracy

In both Britain and America, the levers of power are now in the hands of men (mostly men) who, when faced with anything resembling a moral decision, appear to ask themselves only one question: What would a total fucking asshole do?
Mar 18 · 10 minutes
Are toxic masculinity deniers the new climate change deniers?

Are toxic masculinity deniers the new climate change deniers?

Over the last few months the data has begun to stack up...
Feb 15 · 5 minutes
Finally, the big dogs are coming to the public stock market

Finally, the big dogs are coming to the public stock market

High valuations + big losses = uncertainty over how investors will react.
Dec 11 · 5 minutes
Sheryl Sandberg is practicing what she preached

Sheryl Sandberg is practicing what she preached

The problem isn’t that Sandberg is getting called out for betraying what she told us she stood for. The problem is that male CEOs and COOs in tech don’t get called out for it.
Nov 28 · 6 minutes
October has brought an autumn of discontent for tech

October has brought an autumn of discontent for tech

With two days to go in the month, the Nasdaq Composite has fallen 13%. Apple is down 7%, Facebook down 12%, Alphabet down 15%, Amazon down 23%, and Netflix down 25%.
Oct 29 · 4 minutes
 Move fast and break human lives

Move fast and break human lives

Blistering new documentary “The Bleeding Edge” shows how much tech and healthcare investing have in common after all.
Oct 24 · 8 minutes
The bias hidden inside "consensus"

The bias hidden inside "consensus"

For women and people of color to succeed in this industry, the things the industry has taken for granted as positives might also have to change.
Oct 22 · 11 minutes
Engineers are fixing Silicon Valley

Engineers are fixing Silicon Valley

If the past decade gave us the “cult of the founder” – where investors, users and employees, were forced to bend to the whims of the Kalanicks and Dorseys no matter how much evil they did – perhaps the next decade will be remembered for the resurgence and reiteration of the cult of the engineers.
Sep 27 · 5 minutes