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Sometimes what happens in one startup hub also happens in every other startup hub. Silicon Valley companies continue to pump outdisruptive technology that’s fueling regional and national economic growth. But according to a new report, they’re also producing income inequality. A team of researchers at the Everett Program at UC Santa Cruz studied federal and regional income statistics and...
See on Scoop.it – Startup & Silicon Valley News, Culture Uber Technologies, Lyft and Sidecar have collectively sent a letter to San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, asking him to intervene in a standoff between the companies and San Francisco International Airport Director John Martin. John Boitnott‘s insight: I think it’s time the old style taxi companies learn...
See on Scoop.it – Startup & Silicon Valley News, CultureThe communal spirit of the 60’s has returned to SF, but with a modern twist. Software engineers, founders and tech workers alike are now flocking to giant, Victorian mansions that promise peace, love and open source API integration to help you live more collaboratively.I’m greeted with...
See on Scoop.it – Startup & Silicon Valley News, Culture The thousands of tech workers flooding into SF and the effect their money has had on the cost of living here has been an increasingly explosive issue. There have been protests from local activists and even a weird bar fight involving Google Glass. Journalists from the East Coast like...
See on Scoop.it – Startup & Silicon Valley News, Culture The 100 or so tech workers, packed into a Mission District bar with activists and politicians, expected a dialogue about San Francisco’s high-speed gentrification – and how to stop it. 15 minutes in, they had already been told by activist Alicia Garza that the people...
See on Scoop.it – Startup & Silicon Valley News, Culture Techies tired of making the daily pilgrimage by bus to Google’s Mountain View headquarters may soon have another option: the search giant has plans to rent or buy space in the Mission, according to… See on blog.sfgate.com
See on Scoop.it – Startup & Silicon Valley News, Culture The Bay Area’s housing shortage seems to be getting worse by the minute. But what if the tech companies could, in one sweeping move, take care of the whole problem? In a series of new 3D visualizations, Berkeley designer Alfred Twu imagined what Silicon Valley would look like if...
See on Scoop.it – Startup & Silicon Valley News, Culture SAN FRANCISCO — – In case you’ve missed it, Silicon Valley has its own version of Occupy Wall Street. This culture war lacks rampant arrests, bursts of violence or national media coverage, but the dissent of anti-gentrification groups over income and housing is creating a...
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