Tag: silicon valley

Karen Handel Sucks. Wonkagenda For Tues., June 20, 2017

Dem's are talking until they're blue in the face, Karen Handel is a very bad person, and Pharma-Bro is back! Your morning news brief!

Technology Will Save Us All: Rich Asshole Edition

We have solved all our real problems and moved on to the made-up ones

London Having Fucking TERRIBLE Year. Wonkagenda For Mon., June 19, 2017

Trump's lawyer thinks you should ignore his tweets, John Ossoff's race is getting dirty, and Megyn Kelly is MEAN to Alex Jones. Your morning news brief!

Let’s Watch A Hillary Clinton Speech And Cry Some More, Like We Always Do

We still just want to give her a hug.

The Mantrumpian Candidate. Your Wonkagenda, Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Trump's dirty money, Evan McMullin's robot problem, and Megyn Kelly's dead-end job! Your morning news brief!

Girlfriend-Kicking Garbage Tech Dude Gurbaksh Chahal May Finally Go To Jail!

The most he's getting is two years, but at least it's something?
"i got a job! beep boop"

Uber Diversifying Its Force Of Independent Robot Contractors

In its quest to be the largest company without a single "employee," Uber outsourced security at one of its San Francisco parking lots to a 300 pound egg-shaped robot. Silicon Valley startup Knightscope created this creepy albino conebot as an...

Gawker Suer/Trumpkin/Libertarian Peter Thiel Is Kindest, Warmest, Most Wonderful Human Be

You know how Libertarians "love" freedom of speech and of the press and of religion and of the right to assemble and of the right to keep their homes free from quartering troops against their will? And you know...

Solange Beats Up Jay-Z, Donald Trump Is Sad, And All The TV You Can Handle In These Happy Links

Let's get ready to Happy! We do not feel good about Solange literally trying to kick Jay-Z's ass, because we cannot handle any discord in the Knowles clan. John Oliver reminded us that it is blindingly stupid that one in four...

Summer Smoothies, Tori Spelling, Adult Swim And A Bunch Of Other Happy Links

Have you read all the Happy Nice Time things you need to read today? Probably not! Let's rectify that. Are you ready to make smoothies this summer? Now you are! (Hint, goes better with rum.) Stephen Colbert covered some lesbian three-way...

Hot Cross Happy Links, Starring Every Teevee Show Ever

Once again, we binge-watched teevee all weekend to bring you Monday's Happy links. How many recaps do we have for you today? All of them, pretty much. Family-friendly fuzzy dramedy "Parenthood" wrapped up its season last week so now you...

Veep, Game Of Thrones, Mad Men, One Million Other TV Shows You Watched Last Night, And More, At Happy!

It's Monday, which means so much of our Happyness is tied up in teevee-watching from Sunday night. Do you know how exhausting it is to watch television professionally when everyone insists on airing things on the same day? Because of...

We Guarantee You Can’t Get Enough Of These Happy Nice Time Links

What have we got for you over at Happy Nice Time today? What haven't we got! First, because everyone in the universe has decided that Sunday is the only night that people watch television anymore, we have recaps! We've got the...

Working At Dropbox Probably All Techbro Bromance All The Time

Ohai, Dropbox techbros. Whatcha doin'? Being bros? Making your workplace impossible for women before they even start? Being manchildren about everything from interviews to conference rooms? Cool story, bro! “When I interviewed for Dropbox, I was interviewed in a...

Tech Bazillionaire Tom Perkins Warns Of New Holocaust: People Complaining About Google Buses

Meet Tom Perkins. He is an uber-gazillionaire tech dude who once killed a man with his yacht. But that's just an interesting footnote to his biography. See, Tom Perkins is apparently hiding in an attic in San Francisco just...

Awesome New Tumblr Shames BART Employees For Being Middle-Class, Taking Vacations IMPEACH!

Today in Who Wants To Be The Biggest Dick? news (sorry, Donald Trump, we know you do but you can't win every day), some contestant with dial-up and a direct ticket to hell offers this submission. It's a Tumblr...