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The VICE Guide to Right Now

A 'Totally Unlivable' House Near Silicon Valley Just Sold for $1.2 Million

The condemned home in the San Jose area had buyers lining up, cash in hand.
Harry Cheadle
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ANOHNI Said She Regrets Working with Apple on "Drone Bomb Me" Video

"My being bought as a politically outspoken artist is a more potent advertising tool for Apple than a 100 more explicit ads."
Alexander Iadarola

This "Startup Simulator" Game Lets You Disrupt the Tech Industry

Innovate, hire, and fire—a simulator game where everyone can be a startup founder.
Ysabelle Cheung
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Mark Zuckerberg Wants the Supreme Court to Uphold Obama's Immigration Policy

The Facebook founder and other tech leaders signed a court brief asking the Supreme Court to side with President Obama in letting some undocumented immigrants stay in America.
Arielle Pardes

Why Are Redditors and a Cyber Bully Trying to Take Over San Francisco's Sierra Club?

Can you #GamerGate a nonprofit? One San Francisco pro-development group intends to find out.
Kevin Montgomery

'Status Update' Captures the Evolution of the Bay Area

Gathered by curators Pete Brook and Rian Dundon in partnership with Catchlight, the work of 14 photographers documents the many facets of the region.
Doug Bierend

Silicon Valley's Newest Exclusive Clubs Are All About 'Diversity'

Can a couple of $2,500-a-year social clubs help mitigate the tech industry's notorious whiteness and maleness? Probably not, but at least some millionaires seem to know there's a problem.
Arielle Pardes
The Profiles Issue

Software Controls Every Aspect of Our Lives, So Why Do So Many Software Systems Fail?

We need to get better at coding.
Alex Ellefson

Are Google and Facebook Just Pretending They Want Limits on NSA Surveillance?

The front groups they’ve set up to oppose the ‘Fourth Amendment Protection Act’ suggest the answer is ‘yes’
Elise Ackerman

Is Twitter Superhero Cory Booker in Silicon Valley’s Pocket?

You may know Cory Booker as the impossibly charismatic mayor of Newark, New Jersey, or as one of the most Twitter-savvy politicians around, but he's also got very close ties to tech billionaires who have given him money and even a company of his own.
Matt Taylor