Silicon Valley’s obsession with efficiency and optimisation has resulted in a wave of software that promises to measure your friendships in a businesslike fashion.
There’s a very good reason why we endure Silicon Valley’s more questionable features. It’s because we can handle it…or they don’t respect us.
The romcom has dipped in recent years, barely echoing the challenges normal relationships face in the modern experience. The Big Sick refutes this, representing a true return to form for the genre.
This week’s Long Reads re-examines our conceptions of sweatshops, and sports, as Silicon Valley turns to mystics for an edge in the market.