While arriving at her Manhattan apartment Thursday, model Gigi Hadid was spotted carrying an iPhone in a case that reads, “Social Media seriously harms your mental health.” As someone who compulsively checks their social media accounts several times an hour and who frequently becomes dangerously obsessed with the…
If you’re looking for an aesthetically pleasing way to curb your smartphone addiction, look not further than the Light Phone 2, a minimalist “dumb phone.” The $400 device doesn’t have apps or a camera. However, users can send texts, make calls, and set up alarms.
Twitter announced on Thursday that they are looking to partner with outside experts to figure out how healthy the platform is. Because, frankly, a site like Twitter should wear a warning.
For the women who feel oppressed at the sight of all the high-heeled emoji shoes, have no fear: women are getting flat shoe emoji.
Sure, there have been times when I’ve looked at the mirror and not liked what I saw, but I always thought that mirrors themselves were immune to my loathing—I never blamed any of the world’s problems, or my own, on a mirror. And now I fucking hate this mirror I’m about to describe to you. Soon you will too.
When it comes to digital assistants, most of them are soothing, doting women, because why would a man do secretarial bullshit like tell you what your appointments are? That’s just ridiculous!
Teddy Riley has made some of the most important American music in history. As a producer, the Harlem-born icon invented the genre of New Jack Swing, a layered and vibrant sound that fused rap and R&B so creatively that classics in his oeuvre—Heavy D & the Boyz’s “Now That We Found Love,” Keith Sweat’s “I Want Her,”…
On Thursday, Wired published a lengthy piece on a group of precocious, tech savvy students at Northeastern University with the title, “Meet the NU-Nerds: These College-Age Hackers Will Soon Shape Our Future.” Surprise—it’s a group of young men.
Diversity in race and gender in Silicon Valley is abysmal, and the industry has tried to justify their numbers in all sorts of ways that don’t quite mesh with the lived experience of the minorities in tech. Since former Uber employee Susan Fowler’s essay on the harassment she received at that company went viral, more…
There is a long documented problem with diversity in the tech industry. The blame for that has frequently been put on the shoulders of women and minorities rather than CEOs and managers who won’t expand their circle of acceptable hires. The criticism and poor response to criticism have led to the strange and…
Housing in and around Silicon Valley has been an issue for anyone not making tech figure salaries for some time, with more and more people outside the industry being displaced by the needs of Facebook and Google workers.
Blood testing startup Theranos announced Wednesday that it’s shutting down its blood testing facilities and laying off more than 40 percent of its staff, the Wall Street Journal reports. The move comes after reports that Theranos’ patenting blood-testing technology is, in fact, extremely inaccurate, and after the…
Stop. Sit down. Stand up. Sit back down. Slowly! It’s time to pick up a few lessons about social media, naked photos and new journalism from the tech prodigy Kim Kardashian.
The hot new trend among celebrities in and around Kim Kardashian’s orbit is developing custom emoji keyboards for smartphones. By “trend,” of course, I mean “three famous people have done this recently,” and those people are Kim Kardashian, Amber Rose, and Angela “Blac Chyna” Kardashian.
Have you ever wanted to drink and hang out with your friends, but do it on top of water? Now you can, with UberYACHT.
Aspirationally woke tech company PayPal is attempting to solve tech’s gender gap with an all-male panel.
The only things I have done tonight are masturbate and scroll through Cardi B’s Instagram until my wrist hurt. I am wearing a promotional Sopranos T-shirt that reads, “I WANNA MADE MAN” [sic], but what I really want is to have a drink.
A new app has developed by researchers at the University of North Carolina for the purposeful of potentially finding genetic clues about postpartum depression. PPD ACT, free and available for iPhone, will be part of Apple’s ResearchKit and will ask users a series of questions about anxiety and sadness after pregnancy…
At the end of Silicon Valley’s previous season, Richard was ousted as CEO of his company Pied Piper. The trailer for Season 3 shows him and his crew of lovable startup dweebs trying to get their baby back from a new CEO/nemesis, aka a “gray-haired fossil.”