‘Silicon Valley’ Nailed the Setup, but Could Now Try Harder

HBO’s Silicon Valley, helmed by Alec Berg and Office Space creator Mike Judge, is in capable hands. But it’s also a show that at this point, is pretty clearly trying to have its cake and eat it too. By making fun of the typical gripes with the tech industry—it’s mostly white, women in power… [Read More]

Jobr is for Lovrs

When a friend introduced me to an app called Jobr, I thought she was messing with me. She dubbed it ‘an unholy lovechild between LinkedIn and Tinder, spawned in the most debased, Google-glassiest annals of Silicon Valley.’ It turned out to be a fairly accurate description. Copying the “swipe-left, swipe-right”… [Read More]

In Silicon Valley We Trust

“I was walking to a team meeting where I was going to announce that we would likely have to lay off nearly all of our employees because we unexpectedly had almost no money left, and that it was all my fault. On the way, my co-founder and our CTO stopped… [Read More]

Start-Up Interviews: Bean Bags and Desques and MacBooks, Oh My!

Finding yourself unemployed in 2014 in New York City will lead you to websites like AngelList.com, and keep your ears open to mentions of million dollar companies looking to hire young and quirky people to join their team, also known as a start-up. I am that seeking, unemployed young adult… [Read More]

2013’s 3 Most Life Changing Apps

We’ve been using our phones to seamlessly network with digital information and content for what seems like ages. A big development this past year has been our tiny handheld computers helping us accomplish increasingly tangible tasks. Now the capability to instantly find a restaurant, a ride there, and even a… [Read More]