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5/3/2013

Jaron Lanier, the father of virtual reality, has become Silicon Valley's ranking internal affairs cop. In a series of writings—including his 2006... More»

5/2/2013

Since the Boston Marathon bombings, cities around the country have been struggling to beef up security at major public events. San Francisco Chief of Police... More»

4/29/2013

NBA veteran and former Stanford baller Jason Collins charged out of the closet today as the first openly gay athlete in male pro team sports—news he... More»

4/29/2013

It was June of last year, and Shawn Nguyen and his girlfriend were running late to an event. Not wanting to roll the dice on one of San... More»

4/25/2013

Dede Wilsey, the San Francisco philanthropist and president of the board of the Fine Arts Museums, is no stranger to tough press. There was the... More»

4/24/2013

Getting an audience with a City Hall politician usually involves a frustrating choreography. You show up at her office, only to find a front-desk staffer... More»

4/22/2013

THE CONUNDRUM There are few people in the Bay Area more dialed-in, networked up, Oprah power-listed, and philanthropically... More»

4/22/2013

Online aggregation can tap into the wisdom of the crowd or lead to a digital lynch mob—and the double-edged nature of the technology was on full... More»

4/19/2013

A few months ago, three entrepreneurs were hanging out and lamenting the inadequate sexiness of online dating and came up with a wild (okay, ridiculous)... More»

4/19/2013

He can’t really be that calm, can he? It’s hard to believe that a man could successfully manage a major-league baseball team... More»

4/17/2013

David Graeber, a lead organizer of Occupy Wall Street and author of ... More»