Posts

Zero-Sum Environments 2021-01-07
A Simple Farewell 2021-01-07
Bundling & Unbundling 2020-12-25
Cross-Country Cannonball Record Broken 2019-12-16
Emotional Baggage 2019-12-06
Why are we all paying a tax to credit card companies? 2019-11-16
Why Did The Boeing 737 Max Crash? 2019-10-23
Inside TurboTax’s 20-Year Fight to Stop Americans From Filing Their Taxes for Free 2019-10-18
Peter Thiel’s dinners are the hottest ticket in L.A. So what’s his endgame? 2019-10-03
The Internet Is Overrun With Images of Child Sexual Abuse. What Went Wrong? 2019-09-29
The Sterile, Efficient Life of a Millennial 2019-09-28
The Intelligence of Plants 2019-09-26
Recipe for disaster: The meteoric rise and ongoing demise of Blue Apron 2019-09-19
America’s Orthodox Jews Are Selling A Ton Of The Products You Buy On Amazon 2019-09-10
The New American Homeless 2019-09-05
Ten Years On, Foursquare Is Now Checking In to You 2019-08-27
The House Is Haunted by the Echo of Your Last Goodbye 2019-08-25
Vision Zero Is The Wrong Goal 2019-08-21
Why is everything late, over-budget, and broken in San Francisco? 2019-08-15
Uber’s Path of Destruction 2019-05-19
The Moral Peril of Meritocracy 2019-04-06
The foodoo economics of meal delivery 2019-03-20
The world pulls the Andon cord on the 737 Max 2019-03-12
Eliminating minimum parking requirements makes San Francisco more livable 2018-12-27
Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young 2018-08-16
It’s weirdly hard to steal Mark Zuckerberg’s trash 2018-08-05
Venture-backed scooters 2018-04-05
Gender and your kitchen design 2018-04-05
Nestlé Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing For 2018-04-05
Outside Voices 2018-04-05
Short Cuts 2018-04-05
An interview with Bernie Madoff 2018-03-20
The science behind looking like your name 2018-03-20
To Combat Loneliness, Promote Social Health 2018-03-02
How Pop-Ups Took Over America’s Restaurants 2018-03-02
Full-sentence movie titles are increasingly common 2018-03-02
Oprah follows up with the partisan voters in Michigan about Donald Trump 2018-02-23
Why Paper Jams Persist 2018-02-15
Brotopia 2018-02-15
Why people wait in lines 2018-02-15
A Paper Tears Apart in a City That Never Quite Came Together 2018-02-06
Trashed: Inside the Deadly World of Private Garbage Collection 2018-02-06
Clear and Verifiable 2018-02-06
Social Decay 2018-02-06
The wealth of Sapiens 2018-02-06
You Aren’t In the Crowd, You Are the Crowd 2018-02-06
Why Does Every Lifestyle Startup Look the Same? 2018-02-06
Why Brooks Needs Runners Who Hate to Run 2018-02-06
Good vs. Better at Bad 2018-02-05
In the Footsteps of Robert Moses 2017-10-02
Don’t Let Your (Technology) Tools Use You 2017-10-02
This Is How Sexism Works in Silicon Valley 2017-10-02
The Dying Art of Disagreement 2017-10-02
America Wasn’t Built for Humans 2017-10-02
Nothing to hide 2017-09-29
With Liberty and Sans Serif for All 2017-09-29
The Executive Computer - ‘Mother of All Markets’ or a ‘Pipe Dream Driven by Greed’? 2017-09-29
The Great Tech Panic of 2017 2017-09-29
Privacy at Apple 2017-09-29
We cannot afford to be indifferent to internet spying 2017-09-29
Why Paul Krugman Is Wrong About Wearables 2017-09-27
The best weekend activities are most likely not the ones you’re currently doing 2017-09-27
You are the product 2017-09-20
Cal Newport on taking your life back from technology 2017-09-20
Active Listening 2017-09-20
How I Got My Attention Back 2017-09-20
How Instagram Makes You Basic, Boring, and Completely Deranged 2017-09-20
Addicted to Your iPhone? You’re Not Alone 2017-09-20
The Privilege of Logging Off 2017-09-17
You’re Using Foursquare All the Time. You Just Don’t Know It 2017-09-05
Designing the new foursquare 2017-08-09
Mapping the Shadows of New York City: Every Building, Every Block 2016-12-22
The Man Who Cleans Up After Plane Crashes 2016-12-20
“Those were our entrepreneurs we locked up.” 2016-12-02
The Real Teens of Silicon Valley 2016-11-15
Code Cracking 2016-11-13
Writer Evan Ratliff Tried to Vanish 2016-11-13
Why Is It So Hard to Make a Website for the Government? 2016-11-13
Storm Sentinels 2016-10-31
Living in an Extreme Meritocracy Is Exhausting 2016-10-26
Auto Correct 2016-10-20
13th 2016-10-16
Making Sense of Modern Pornography 2016-10-10
Every Noise At Once 2016-10-09
What HBO’s Westworld gets wrong (and right) about human nature 2016-10-07
The Economics of Dining as a Couple 2016-10-07
The Stanford Letters 2016-10-01
Fun Facts From San Francisco History 2016-09-30
Tonight I saw a homeless man 2016-09-17
iOS 10 Review 2016-09-16
Pajama Rich 2016-09-14
We’re the Only Plane in the Sky 2016-09-11
Portland Stone Firms by David Airey 2016-09-09
How Elizabeth Holmes’s House of Cards Came Tumbling Down 2016-09-07
Perpetual Motion Machines 2016-09-04
The Riddle of the Gun 2016-09-04
Metric & Calibre Design Information 2016-09-02
Will Anyone Stop Rodrigo Duterte? 2016-09-01
Inside the Federal Bureau Of Way Too Many Guns 2016-09-01
How Helicopter Parenting Can Cause Binge Drinking 2016-09-01
Cartography Comparison: Google & Apple 2016-08-30
NOBL Collective 2016-08-27
A Map Showing Every Single Cargo Ship In The World 2016-08-27
I Got Scammed By A Silicon Valley Startup 2016-08-26
The War on Cash 2016-08-19
Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism 2016-08-16
Three years in San Francisco 2016-08-16
Playing The Long Game Inside Tim Cook’s Apple 2016-08-16
The Loneliness of Being Black in San Francisco 2016-08-16
Welcome to AirSpace 2016-08-16
You Need To Know How To Use Guns If You Want To Be Able to Regulate Them 2016-08-16
Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart 2016-08-11
Terminally ill artist who chose assisted dying gathered friends to say goodbye 2016-08-11
Employee #1: Tumblr 2016-08-10
Eddy Cue And Craig Federighi Open Up About Learning From Apple’s Failures 2016-08-10
Apple Music’s Bozoma Saint John: It’s About Passion, Not Algorithms 2016-08-08
Marcus Books, Nation’s Oldest Black-Centric Bookstore, Lands New Fillmore Location 2016-08-08
What does the Uber-Didi deal teach us about foreign tech companies trying to do business in China? 2016-08-07
Has Coffee In San Francisco Reached Oversaturation? 2016-08-07
Do Your Friends Actually Like You? 2016-08-06
Dinner, disrupted 2016-08-06
Google Maps goes for the win with Rio updates 2016-08-05
The Interval Opens At Fort Mason On Monday 2016-08-04
SF Coffee Shops That Serve Great Food 2016-08-04
Acquired Ep. 17 - Waze 2016-08-03
Nelson Cash 2016-08-01
The Babysitters Club 2016-07-30
What Makes People Feel Upbeat at Work 2016-07-30
The Typography of ‘Stranger Things’ 2016-07-27
Where The Night Of Went Wrong 2016-07-25
South Bay Polo Headcam 7-23-16 2016-07-23
Trump: Tribune Of Poor White People 2016-07-22
This plane could cross the Atlantic in 3.5 hours. Why did it fail? 2016-07-19
A Contemporary History of Walking to Work 2016-07-07
What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team 2016-02-25
Confessions of an Instagram Influencer 2016-02-16
On losing Rdio 2015-12-22
A Eulogy for Rdio 2015-11-17
The disturbing truth about how airplanes are maintained today 2015-11-13
A 2015 Labor Day Reading List 2015-09-07
How Champion-Pony Clones Have Transformed the Game of Polo 2015-07-23
The secret startup that saved the worst website in America 2015-07-16
Why Don’t We Know How Many People Are Shot Each Year in America? 2015-05-18
Justine Sacco Is Good at Her Job, and How I Came To Peace With Her 2014-12-24
The End of Willets Point 2014-08-02
The Future of Iced Coffee 2014-08-02
The Dark Power of Fraternities 2014-03-01
You can use your phone on a plane 2013-10-08
Will Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley Finally Get It Right? 2013-06-06
Inside The Mind Of The Foursquare Engineer Re-Mapping The World 2013-03-24
When it was a game: Hoping Foursquare returns to its roots 2013-01-21
A Case for Abolishing Parking Tickets 2013-01-16
Rdio killed iTunes 2012-11-30
Rdio 2.0 2012-11-27
Wilson Miner 2011-04-10
How Tech Start-ups Like Foursquare and Meetup Are Trying to Overthrow Old Media and Build a Better New York 2010-04-16