How Elizabeth Holmes’s House of Cards Came Tumbling Down
The story of Theranos.
The story of Theranos.
Peter Thiel gamed Silicon Valley, the IRS, and Donald Trump.
How a controversial rationalist blogger became a mascot and martyr in a struggle against the New York Times.
Surviving sexual assault in a rapidly digitized world.
Half a century on from the summer of love, marijuana is big business and mindfulness a workplace routine. Nat Segnit asks how the movement found itself at the heart of capitalism
It’s the epicenter of the tech industry and the wealthiest, most progressive state in the union, but homelessness is surging — and no one can agree on how to fix it.
On labor organizing at a Silicon Valley giant and what happens when a company loses touch with its motto of “don’t be evil.”
Exposure to the internet did not make us into a nation of yeoman mind-farmers (unless you count Minecraft). That people in the billions would self-assemble, and that these assemblies could operate in their own best interests, was … optimistic.
At the end, Theranos was overrun by a dog defecating in the boardroom, nearly a dozen law firms on retainer, and a C.E.O. grinning through her teeth about an implausible turnaround.
How the Silicon Valley set fell in love with sourdough and decided to disrupt the 6,000-year-old craft of making bread, one crumbshot at a time.
Margit Wennmachers is Andreessen Horowitz’s secret weapon.
The not-so-secret sex parties of Silicon Valley.
The dramatic imbalance in pay and power has created the conditions for abuse.
Examining the future of the massive social media site.
How did Josh Tetrick’s vegan-mayo company become a Silicon Valley darling—and what is he really selling?
Ellen Pao recounts her own lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
On leaving a very successful TV show:
"I’m me, the guy that thinks all of this is sort of ridiculous. It was a joke. Leaving was a joke that I thought would be a good joke because the show would grow and change. It seemed like a funny trick to play on everyone. It’s just like, what if Kramer [Michael Richards] left in the middle of Seinfeld’s height? And also what if that guy never said the n-word on a stage? What if that was the end of this character? I just thought that would be really fascinating."
On a comic offering portrayals of secular Muslims that American audiences rarely see.
From “Idiocracy” to “Silicon Valley,” the writer and director has established himself as America’s foremost chronicler of its own self-destructive tendencies.
It was a genius piece of technology. But that didn’t mean it was a business.
Silicon Valley’s biohacking craze has turned its sights on small doses of LSD for the workplace.
On the story we tell ourselves about artificial intelligence.
With Just Mayo, Josh Tetrick wanted to build the first sustainable-food unicorn. He’ll need to fend off the feds first.
Scenes from the Los Angeles tech boom.
It’s been a rough year.