I Went To A Magical Kickstarter Party And All I Got Was So Much Bacon

Nitasha Tiku · 08/19/14 12:30PM

There is a mystical place in San Francisco where whiskey drinks are made with marshmallows, salads contain pork three ways, rows of grilled cheese are constantly replenished, and the pale beer option is saison. All of it is free. People are healthy as fuck. It's as if everyone stepped out of a PacSun commercial.

Q&A with Larry Lessig on Why You Should Have Faith in Silicon Valley

Nitasha Tiku · 06/18/14 05:30PM

The story of how a young programmer named Aaron Swartz convinced celebrated academic Lawrence Lessig that no political progress could be made without first reforming campaign finance is now part of Silicon Valley lore. In May, Lessig launched a radical initiative to address the issue: MAYDAY, a SuperPAC that secured funding from two Silicon Valley billionaires in order to curtail the influence of big money.

Kickstarter Decides You Don't Care About Money

Sam Biddle · 05/05/14 11:37AM

When Oculus Rift sold out to Facebook for $2 billion, some of us raised eyebrows. A huge Kickstarter crowd had given Oculus money in its early days, and now they were being left behind. Kickstarter has a reply for jilted supporters: "there are things that are more important than money." How kind!

Nitasha Tiku · 11/22/13 05:11PM

[At least one Kickstarter project has reached fruition. It looks like the company's $7.5 million new headquarters, a former pencil factory on Kent St. in Greenpoint with a "rooftop garden penthouse," is open for business. Photo by Fred Benenson via Instagram]

Empowering Kickstarter Will Make a Calendar of Beautiful Gaming Babes

Nitasha Tiku · 11/14/13 06:45PM

Sometimes when girls be gaming, they like to bite their bottom lip as they lean suggestively upon an electronic device. Other times, female gamers coyly bite down on a power cord while their cleavage is exposed because they just love gaming that hard.