Nellie Bowles

covers tech and internet culture from San Francisco for The New York Times

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In Silicon Valley, some of the world’s biggest startups are going public. Uber already went public last week. Lyft goes public on Thursday.

Can San Francisco handle more millionaires as several startups go public?

In Silicon Valley, some of the world’s biggest startups are going public. Uber already went public last week. Lyft goes public on Thursday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Here’s a gift idea for that person on your list who has everything already: a personal pollution monitor. It tells you how good or bad the air quality is.

Silicon Valley takes personal health monitoring to the next level

Here’s a gift idea for that person on your list who has everything already: a personal pollution monitor. It tells you how good or bad the air quality is.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA Unified was going to spend more than $1 billion buying iPads for LA public schools.

Wealthy Silicon Valley parents reduce screen time for kids

LA Unified was going to spend more than $1 billion buying iPads for LA public schools.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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