I have this friend who is a terrible texter/emailer/chatter. He uses sarcasm without winky faces, is terse on chat, etc. etc. I always find myself frustrated/offended/taking things the wrong way whenever I communicate with him electronically. What can I do to tell him that his e-talking sucks? E ... More >>
Yesterday, an internal glitch cut Facebook off from its half a billion users for nearly two and a half hours. How did people weather the crisis? MasturbatingSpeaking to friends and co-workers in complete sentencesLOLing, and not telling anyone about itActually doing workGlancing back at our old M ... More >>
You don't even have to leave the Internet to find syphilis on Facebook... According to British researchers, Facebook users get a new friend, just like MySpace users get "Tom." That friend? Syphilis. Simply put, users of the site met lots of interesting folks, "friended" them, and, Step Three, syp ... More >>
Could these "gently worn" jeans soon be yours?Calm down, everyone. It's a double entendre. Jennifer Siebel Newsom, erstwhile movie star and wife of our gubernatorial candidate and erstwhile mayor, will be "walking the jean carpet" noon today at 525 Castro as a celebrity guest of a "jeans exchange" b ... More >>
Let's be honest here: We could ban kids from the Internet until they turn 18, and probably not lose a thing. In most cases, they'd be better off for it. By Benjamin Wachs A friend of mine has a daughter, and one day this kid starts crying because all the other kids get to jump off of tall bridge ... More >>
Musicians look beyond MySpace
A judge says Silicon Valley investment titan Frank Quattrone is free to go back to work. Would you trust him?
A haunting tapestry that reveals how we connect while technology keeps us apart
A trio of twenty-something San Franciscans have invented SFZero, a game that bleeds far into reality
A monthly guide: 12 new ways to meet "The One" in the new year
Katy St. Clair has a big, fat Greek encounter at the Silver Crest
Dogster hosts photos and profiles of almost 20,000 canines
Stanford Junior MC Lars Horris may not unseat Eminem, but, with luck, he might be the next "Weird Al"
This is, after all, San Francisco. How hard can it be?
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A group of playmates comes together to have a Happy Paul Reubens Day