Nitasha Tiku · 03/24/14 01:19PM

Same as it ever was, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. In 1999, at the peak of the boom: "Startups turned warehouses into offices. Venture capitalists poured money into companies with no earnings. Chronicle reporters wrung their hands about the disappearing soul of the Mission."

The Best Argument Against the Existence of Airbnb

Sam Biddle · 11/05/13 02:34PM

Despite its legal troubles, Airbnb is a stellar tool for urban visitors, and a lovely alternative to hotel ripoffs. But it's also, as Jon Wheatley explains firsthand, an extremely easy way to become a landlord who just wants to turn a quick profit. And that's the last thing we need more of.