Stories about Tech Industry

The Street Sheet: 30 years of journalism by and for homeless people

For three decades, the publication has allowed the unhoused to write their stories -- and make some income.

SF Democrats side with mayor’s candidates for supe, DA

A Reform Slate elected to oppose real-estate interests can't prevent the industry's favorite candidate from winning the D5 nod.

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.

New measure would link jobs and housing in SF

No more office space until there are affordable places for the new workers to live -- that's the goal of a March 2020 ballot initiative.

Immersive Jazz Age decadence in ‘The Speakeasy: Age of Scofflaws’

Secret casinos and chesty dancing tootsies fill Boxcar production's underground labyrinth—just don't forget the password.

Tracing how Silicon Valley treats women in ‘The Fit’

Carey Perloff's new comedy is inspired by Ellen Pao's case, and explores "who’s making this stuff and how it gets used."

The absurd, failed economics of the jobs-housing linkage fee

Developers would pay for only 20 percent of the demand their projects create - so why are we still building so much office space?

The Twitter Tax Break was a bad idea

Supes hearing shows the negative impacts of the Central Market deal that helped make SF a tech hub

There are no Yimbys

It's not Yes in My Back Yard -- it's Yes in Your Back Yard. A perspective from a long-time working-class family home owner (aka Land Baron).

Tech IPOS will radically increase housing costs and inequality, report shows

Tech gets big tax breaks, small businesses have to pay more -- and Sup. Gordon Mar's IPO tax plan will be a defining issue in city politics this year.