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Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Early Facebook, Google staffers, others form Center for Humane Technology, a group planning anti-tech addiction lobbying and ad campaign at 55K public schools   —  SAN FRANCISCO — A group of Silicon Valley technologists who were early employees at Facebook and Google, alarmed over the ill effects …
Feb 5, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Dozens of people, rich from blockchain startups and cryptocurrency, try to build “Sol”, a Puerto Rican city where money is virtual and contracts are public   —  SAN JUAN, P.R. — They call what they are building Puertopia.  But then someone told them, apparently in all seriousness …
Feb 3, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Inside the community of early cryptocurrency investors, now multimillionaires, and how they manage newfound riches and the explosion of interest in the industry   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Recently the founder of something called Ripple briefly became richer than Mark Zuckerberg.
Jan 14, 2018, 3:50 PMIn context
New York Times:
How Jeff Bezos and Amazon's participation in the public sphere grew alongside the company, Bezos' other investments, and his personal wealth   —  Jeff Bezos is the world's richest person and can afford virtually any luxury.  But obscurity is no longer among them.
Jan 12, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Backlash against the push for gender equality in tech grows among some men who see it as “a witch hunt”   —  After revelations of harassment and bias in Silicon Valley, a backlash is growing against the women in tech movement.  “It's a witch hunt,” they say.
Sep 23, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / Guardian:
Facebook India's managing director Kirthiga Reddy stepping down, will relocate to Facebook US   —  Facebook India's managing director Kirthiga Reddy resigns  —  Move follows a disastrous week for Facebook during which its free internet service was blocked in India and a board member praised colonialism
Feb 12, 2016, 1:28 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / The California Sunday Magazine:
Inside the almost-adult, insular lives of ambitious teenagers flooding into Silicon Valley to join tech startups   —  The Real Teens of Silicon Valley … “Do you know Zach Latta?” asked Fouad Matin, 19, on the roof of San Francisco's unofficial tech teenager headquarters one recent night.
May 16, 2015, 10:35 AMIn context
Re/code:
Ellen Pao Loses on All Claims in Historic Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Kleiner Perkins   —  Ellen Pao lost her gender discrimination lawsuit against former employer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Friday, a closely watched trial that has captivated Silicon Valley and served as a referendum …
Mar 27, 2015, 5:10 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / Re/code:
Startups and Self-Loathing at the 8th Annual Crunchies Awards   —  There was a moment last night — when comedian T.J. Miller (who had called an Uber co-founder's girlfriend “bitch” multiple times) was smashing a TechCrunch piñata as a hundred people walked out of his performance …
Feb 6, 2015, 7:55 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / Re/code:
Three Downtown Project entrepreneurs committed suicide. Was happiness as a goal a factor?   —  The Downtown Project Suicides: Can the Pursuit of Happiness Kill You?  —  “It wasn't just about building a business.  It was about building a lifestyle that was about delivering happiness to everyone, including ourselves.”
Oct 4, 2014, 5:05 PMIn context

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