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September 2020  1 post

·  Downlink

April 2020  1 post

·  2020-04-09

December 2019  2 posts

·  December 22nd snapshot
·  Emotional Baggage

November 2019  1 post

·  Why are we all paying a tax to credit card companies?

October 2019  3 posts

·  Why Did The Boeing 737 Max Crash?
·  Inside TurboTax’s 20-Year Fight to Stop Americans From Filing Their Taxes for Free
·  Peter Thiel’s dinners are the hottest ticket in L.A. So what’s his endgame?

September 2019  6 posts

·  The Internet Is Overrun With Images of Child Sexual Abuse. What Went Wrong?
·  The Sterile, Efficient Life of a Millennial
·  The Intelligence of Plants
·  Recipe for disaster: The meteoric rise and ongoing demise of Blue Apron
·  America’s Orthodox Jews Are Selling A Ton Of The Products You Buy On Amazon
·  The New American Homeless

August 2019  4 posts

·  Ten Years On, Foursquare Is Now Checking In to You
·  The House Is Haunted by the Echo of Your Last Goodbye
·  Vision Zero Is The Wrong Goal
·  Why is everything late, over-budget, and broken in San Francisco?

May 2019  1 post

·  Uber’s Path of Destruction

April 2019  1 post

·  The Moral Peril of Meritocracy

March 2019  2 posts

·  The foodoo economics of meal delivery
·  The world pulls the Andon cord on the 737 Max

December 2018  1 post

·  Eliminating minimum parking requirements makes San Francisco more livable

August 2018  2 posts

·  Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young
·  It’s weirdly hard to steal Mark Zuckerberg’s trash

April 2018  5 posts

·  Venture-backed scooters
·  Gender and your kitchen design
·  Nestlé Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing For
·  Outside Voices
·  Short Cuts

March 2018  5 posts

·  An interview with Bernie Madoff
·  The science behind looking like your name
·  To Combat Loneliness, Promote Social Health
·  How Pop-Ups Took Over America’s Restaurants
·  Full-sentence movie titles are increasingly common

February 2018  13 posts

·  Oprah follows up with the partisan voters in Michigan about Donald Trump
·  Why Paper Jams Persist
·  Brotopia
·  Why people wait in lines
·  A Paper Tears Apart in a City That Never Quite Came Together
·  Trashed: Inside the Deadly World of Private Garbage Collection
·  Clear and Verifiable
·  Social Decay
·  The wealth of Sapiens
·  You Aren’t In the Crowd, You Are the Crowd
·  Why Does Every Lifestyle Startup Look the Same?
·  Why Brooks Needs Runners Who Hate to Run
·  Good vs. Better at Bad

October 2017  5 posts

·  In the Footsteps of Robert Moses
·  Don’t Let Your (Technology) Tools Use You
·  This Is How Sexism Works in Silicon Valley
·  The Dying Art of Disagreement
·  America Wasn’t Built for Humans

September 2017  16 posts

·  Nothing to hide
·  With Liberty and Sans Serif for All
·  The Executive Computer - ‘Mother of All Markets’ or a ‘Pipe Dream Driven by Greed’?
·  The Great Tech Panic of 2017
·  Privacy at Apple
·  We cannot afford to be indifferent to internet spying
·  Why Paul Krugman Is Wrong About Wearables
·  The best weekend activities are most likely not the ones you’re currently doing
·  You are the product
·  Cal Newport on taking your life back from technology
·  Active Listening
·  How I Got My Attention Back
·  How Instagram Makes You Basic, Boring, and Completely Deranged
·  Addicted to Your iPhone? You’re Not Alone
·  The Privilege of Logging Off
·  You’re Using Foursquare All the Time. You Just Don’t Know It

August 2017  1 post

·  Designing the new foursquare

December 2016  3 posts

·  Mapping the Shadows of New York City: Every Building, Every Block
·  The Man Who Cleans Up After Plane Crashes
·  “Those were our entrepreneurs we locked up.”

November 2016  4 posts

·  The Real Teens of Silicon Valley
·  Code Cracking
·  Writer Evan Ratliff Tried to Vanish
·  Why Is It So Hard to Make a Website for the Government?

October 2016  9 posts

·  Storm Sentinels
·  Living in an Extreme Meritocracy Is Exhausting
·  Auto Correct
·  Netflix — 13th
·  Making Sense of Modern Pornography
·  Every Noise At Once
·  What HBO’s Westworld gets wrong (and right) about human nature
·  The Economics of Dining as a Couple
·  The Stanford Letters

September 2016  13 posts

·  Fun Facts From San Francisco History
·  Tonight I saw a homeless man
·  iOS 10 Review
·  Pajama Rich
·  We’re the Only Plane in the Sky
·  Portland Stone Firms by David Airey
·  How Elizabeth Holmes’s House of Cards Came Tumbling Down
·  Perpetual Motion Machines
·  The Riddle of the Gun
·  Metric & Calibre Design Information
·  Will Anyone Stop Rodrigo Duterte?
·  Inside the Federal Bureau Of Way Too Many Guns
·  How Helicopter Parenting Can Cause Binge Drinking

August 2016  26 posts

·  Cartography Comparison: Google & Apple
·  NOBL Collective
·  A Map Showing Every Single Cargo Ship In The World
·  I Got Scammed By A Silicon Valley Startup
·  The War on Cash
·  Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism
·  Three years in San Francisco
·  Playing The Long Game Inside Tim Cook’s Apple
·  The Loneliness of Being Black in San Francisco
·  Welcome to AirSpace
·  You Need To Know How To Use Guns If You Want To Be Able to Regulate Them
·  Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart
·  Terminally ill artist who chose assisted dying gathered friends to say goodbye
·  Employee #1: Tumblr
·  Eddy Cue And Craig Federighi Open Up About Learning From Apple’s Failures
·  Apple Music’s Bozoma Saint John: It’s About Passion, Not Algorithms
·  Marcus Books, Nation’s Oldest Black-Centric Bookstore, Lands New Fillmore Location
·  What does the Uber-Didi deal teach us about foreign tech companies trying to do business in China?
·  Has Coffee In San Francisco Reached Oversaturation?
·  Do Your Friends Actually Like You?
·  Dinner, disrupted
·  Google Maps goes for the win with Rio updates
·  The Interval Opens At Fort Mason On Monday
·  SF Coffee Shops That Serve Great Food
·  Acquired Ep. 17 - Waze
·  Nelson Cash

July 2016  8 posts

·  The Babysitters Club
·  What Makes People Feel Upbeat at Work
·  The Typography of ‘Stranger Things’
·  Where The Night Of Went Wrong
·  South Bay Polo Headcam 7-23-16
·  Trump: Tribune Of Poor White People
·  This plane could cross the Atlantic in 3.5 hours. Why did it fail?
·  A Contemporary History of Walking to Work

February 2016  2 posts

·  What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team
·  Confessions of an Instagram Influencer

December 2015  1 post

·  On losing Rdio

November 2015  2 posts

·  A Eulogy for Rdio
·  The disturbing truth about how airplanes are maintained today

September 2015  1 post

·  A 2015 Labor Day Reading List

July 2015  2 posts

·  How Champion-Pony Clones Have Transformed the Game of Polo
·  The secret startup that saved the worst website in America

May 2015  1 post

·  Why Don’t We Know How Many People Are Shot Each Year in America?

December 2014  1 post

·  Justine Sacco Is Good at Her Job, and How I Came To Peace With Her

August 2014  2 posts

·  The End of Willets Point
·  The Future of Iced Coffee

March 2014  1 post

·  The Dark Power of Fraternities

October 2013  1 post

·  You can use your phone on a plane

June 2013  1 post

·  Will Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley Finally Get It Right?

March 2013  1 post

·  Inside The Mind Of The Foursquare Engineer Re-Mapping The World

January 2013  2 posts

·  When it was a game: Hoping Foursquare returns to its roots
·  A Case for Abolishing Parking Tickets

November 2012  2 posts

·  Rdio killed iTunes
·  Rdio 2.0

April 2011  1 post

·  Wilson Miner

April 2010  1 post

·  How Tech Start-ups Like Foursquare and Meetup Are Trying to Overthrow Old Media and Build a Better New York