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3/3/2016

  It’s 9am and ’70s funk is reverberating down a tree-lined block of suburban Palo Alto. The twang of an electric... More»

3/3/2016

  Just two weeks after Stacy Drazan first discovered that her teenage daughter, Shelby, a student at Sacred Heart Preparatory... More»

2/18/2016

  Tap, tap, tap. Chris Downey, wearing the suit-and-sneakers uniform of an architect and carrying the cane of a blind person,... More»

2/18/2016

  This story is part of the March feature "Blind People Don’t Need Your Help—They Need Better Design." ... More»

12/22/2015

  Sam De Brouwer hands me a sleek device about the size and shape of a makeup compact. Called the... More»

10/22/2015

  Ken DeLeon’s gray tweed vest matches the cabinets. That’s planned. So are the Asian noodles in the tiny takeout... More»

8/7/2015

  
FROM THE EDITORS: At 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 6, we were putting the finishing touches on a 4,400-word... More»

5/22/2015

  Along the quiet, manicured streets of Palo Alto, ... More»

4/17/2015

  It’s another blindingly sunny day in Silicon Valley, inside yet another low-slung, stale-aired hacker hostel, and... More»

Ellen Pao
4/13/2015

  Late one afternoon in March, when the jury was out and the lawyers were bickering about something or other, Ellen Pao opened... More»

Travis Kalanick
11/18/2014

  Travis Kalanick is trying really hard to sit still. You can tell by the way that he clasps and unclasps his hands under the... More»