Fall of Bitcoin Exposes Techno-Libertarian Folly

New America Media, Commentary, Jay Rooney, Posted: Feb 27, 2014

The collapse of bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox points to a larger flaw in the worldview of some of Silicon Valley's tech elites.




San Francisco Firm Looks to Humanize Tech

New America Media, News Report, Jay Rooney, Posted: Dec 23, 2013

Tiffany Apczynski is director of Social Responsibility at Zen Desk, a San Francisco startup working to soften the impact of the latest tech boom on the city's neediest.




Blaming ‘Techies’ for Housing Crisis Misses Bigger Picture

New America Media, Commentary, Jay Rooney, Posted: Dec 06, 2013

Tech workers are easily blamed for the Bay Area's housing and gentrification issues, but there are larger forces at play.




El ‘Hackathon’ de Jóvenes Ofrece un Vistazo al Futuro de la Industria

New America Media, News Report, Jay Rooney, Posted: Dec 05, 2013

Un grupo de jóvenes se reunieron en Oakland para el “Level the Coding Field Hackathon”.




Youth ‘Hackathon’ Offers Glimpse of Tech Industry’s Future

New America Media, News Report, Jay Rooney, Posted: Nov 20, 2013

Bay Area youth provided a snapshot of what society stands to gain from a more inclusive tech industry.




Police Presence Grows as Crowds Dwindle at Urban Beach Week

New America Media, News Report, Jay Rooney, Posted: May 31, 2013

The annual event of mostly-African American youth in Miami Beach has seen a stepped up police presence in recent years.