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San Francisco's Launch Fest Signals Enthusiasm for 2015's Tech Economy

Andre Bourque | Posted 05.10.2015 | Business
Andre Bourque

Whether it's weekend hacked innovation or unveiling funded, fully functioning products, San Francisco's technology arteries can be used to gauge our country's broader interest and investment in innovation. That's what San Francisco's Launch Festival does each year.

San Francisco's Next Big Ideas Are Built One Hack at a Time

Andre Bourque | Posted 04.10.2015 | Technology
Andre Bourque

I've been covering what's now become the nation's largest challenge-based hackathon here in San Francisco, since its beginnings. This year's Accelerate Hackathon was the opening act to San Francisco's DeveloperWeek Conference and Festival.

San Francisco's Invisible Class War

danah boyd | Posted 07.14.2014 | Technology
danah boyd

San Francisco is in the middle of a class war. It's not the first or last city to have heart-wrenching inequality tear at its fabric, challenge its values, test its support structures. But what's jaw-dropping to me is how openly, defensively, and critically technology folks demean those who are struggling.

Video Shows How Often Luxury Tech Company Buses Are Using Public Stops

Posted 03.17.2014 | Technology

The heated clash between tech workers and anti-gentrification advocates in San Francisco has inspired bar fights, protests and hilarious satirical thi...

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The Contra Costa Times | George Avalos | Posted 02.24.2013 | San Francisco

While high tech has given the South Bay one of the nation's strongest job markets over the past year, the tech sector no longer stands alone as an eng...

PHOTOS: Farewell To An SF Legend

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.24.2011 | San Francisco

The dot-com bubble may have burst in 2000, but anyone traveling eastbound on the Bay Bridge for the past ten years never would have known it. Since th...

TO THE DEATH: San Francisco Versus New York

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.13.2011 | San Francisco

It's a battle as old as time. David Chang versus Alice Waters. Brooklyn Bridge versus Golden Gate. Bruce Wayne versus Gavin. It's New York versus...