It's been a revealing summer for Silicon Valley. Over the past couple of months, global tech behemoths from Google and eBay to LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook have been rolling out data to the public on the demographic breakdown of their workforces.
When you’re lucky enough to be able to immerse yourself in the sci–fi, comics, and music that you love all day long—and do it for a living—it’s easy for that to become an all–encompassing part of your life. I’ve always considered myself geeky, and I’ve always aspired to make writing my career, but I never really noticed or appreciated how much of my identity was shaped around my fandom and work, until that sense of identity was threatened because of chronic illness.
There's a bit of confusion (from both musicians and fans) about what YouTube Music Key actually is and how it's different from Google Play, Spotify, and other music steaming services. Here's what you need to know.
Inspired by a brief residency at the Royal Mint, UK-based artist Heidi Hinder became fascinated with society’s emotional and social connection to money, more specifically, the role that physical currency plays in an age where digital financial transactions are increasingly the norm.
If you’re anything like me, a tech-obsessed, modern foodie, you seek an immersive experience with your food.
"He was born in 1955 in The Bronx as Francis Nicholls, but in so many ways Frankie Knuckles belonged to Chicago."
The new social order that FB has created has its own headaches– intrusive updates to the algorithm where you see posts from friends of friends that you don’t care about, getting ugly pictures at cocktail parties tagged, dumb political flame wars with crackpot exes, passive aggressive fights about party invitations...
A workshop on payment technology is probably the last place you’d imagine jokes. But Justin Woo of PayPal had jokes in spades at his appropriately -titled workshop “Making Payments Fun” along with PayPal startup advocate Sneha Menon.