An entire subculture of Bay Area residents survives by reselling wealthy residents’ trash.
How Southern Cities Are Joining the Knowledge Economy
Greenville, South Carolina has revitalized its city center by incubating start-ups. Can other Southern cities do the same?
The Demise of Tilt
A brash, charismatic CEO. Big funding rounds. The inevitable beer-pong-on-the-office-roof-deck. How could the “Facebook of money” fail?
How Would Jesus Treat Tech Workers Moving into an Impoverished Neighborhood? Love Them.
In Wired, Chris Colin writes about the determined reverend whose church provides services to the Tenderloin’s most disenfranchised residents, and helps gentrifying tech industry workers engage with the marginalized neighbors their presence directly effects.
How Homelessness Looks in the Tech Boom
In the New Republic, Monica Potts profiles an elderly couple who lived in their van while searching for affordable housing, and portrays the hostilities and NIMBYism that Silicon Valley’s homeless face, as well as the social services available to them.