Silicon Valley




Nellie Bowles looks inside the almost-adult lives of the tech industry’s newest recruits – the real teens of Silicon Valley – for California Sunday Magazine: …As the demand for tech labor grows, ambitious…



Noo-What? Nootropics are so-called “brain-enhancing” drugs. Kevin Noose tells Fusion his tales of sucking down some dubious supplements in Silicon Valley: It’s 3 p.m., and I am crushing my e-mail inbox. At this time…



The next big thing for many Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and investors is food. Paul B. Farrell explains ‘Food 2.0’ at MarketWatch: Silicon Valley: “The Next Start-up Craze” is “Food 2.0” predict MIT Technology…


Abby and Robbie Martin discuss the potentiality of an ‘Occupy Silicon Valley’ protest movement in a similar mold to ‘Occupy Oakland’ taking place in California’s San Francisco Bay Area. They address the ethical issues revolving around tech-companies like Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Soundcloud and debunk the notion that private corporations will install privacy safeguards on their own without the pressure of public consumer outrage. Robbie goes into the history of Silicon Valley’s roots, which tie directly to the Pentagon’s post-WWII defense industry private sector push.



Alex Payne lays out the Bitcoin agenda: Bitcoin has become synonymous with everything wrong with Silicon Valley: a marriage of dubious technology and questionable economics wrapped up in a crypto-libertarian political agenda that…