disruption

5.22.18

How Cities Are Trying to Rein In the Scooter and Bike Share Craze

Profit-motivated mobility startups can’t be trusted to regulate themselves.

5.15.18

My Failed Quest to Get Rich by Being a Notary Public

Or, My Attempt to Disrupt a Part of the Gig Economy That Needs No Disruption.

1.3.18

A Totally Not Made Up Cryptocurrency Conspiracy Featuring LaVar Ball

Is it possible that LaVar Ball will fund his new basketball league with Bitcoin?

7.14.17

This Incredibly Annoying 'Disruptive' PB&J Looks an Awful Lot Like an Uncrustable

Goes perfectly with a tall glass of juice from your $400 Juicero machine.

6.20.17

European Political Revolution Summer, Part I

Former Bernie Sanders bros, Winnie Wong and Claire Sandberg, check-in on the political freak scene abroad.

7.8.16
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4.8.16

Sam Hinkie and an Untrustable Process: David Roth's Weak in Review

Sam Hinkie's Process is over in Philadelphia. Joe Lacob's work taking credit in Golden State is only beginning. Business, in other words, is booming as usual.

4.6.16

An Algorithm and a Super Bowl: How the Cleveland Browns Won It All in 2017

All it took for the Cleveland Browns to go where they'd never gone before was one little bit of innovation, and the guts to make it work—doubters be damned.

9.4.15

In the Streaming Era, Should Musicians Be Thinking Like Startups?

In the war to win streaming, services are highlighting their analytics features to appeal to artists. Is it time for those artists to get on board and disrupt themselves with data?

7.8.15

Too Many Notes! How a Silicon Valley Designer Is Disrupting Piano Music

The bleeding edge of piano music takes an idea from the 14th century and 14-year-old guitarists: tablature.

3.25.15

Tom Coughlin Has Some Questions For Millennials

Tom Coughlin is one of the NFL's most legendary hard-asses. But that doesn't mean he's above trying to figure out the mysterious species known as The Millennial.

12.10.14

The Point of Protests Against Police Violence? To Shut the System Down

In the wake of the news there would be no indictments for the officers who killed Mike Brown and Eric Garner, protestors are calling for much more than prosecutions.

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