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Dozens of tech companies call the San Francisco Bay Area home. But are they aware enough about the impacts their presence has on local communities?

3p Weekend: 3 Ways #TechTitans Impact the Bay Area

Dozens of tech companies call the San Francisco Bay Area home. But are they aware enough about the impacts their presence has on…
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Twitter Chat Recap: #TechTitans

Today, TriplePundit and distinguished panelists came together for a special hour-long Twitter Chat at #TechTitans to discuss tech companies in the Bay Area.
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Join Our Crowdfunding Campaign! #TechTitans and the Housing Crisis

As you may have heard, TriplePundit is developing a three-part multimedia series to examine the blind spot facing many tech companies when it…

Twitter Sets Diversity Goals, But Experts Say That’s Not Enough

Twitter's recent announcement that it is setting diversity goals for 2016 is no surprise. It's the latest tech company to 'come clean' about…

The ROI of San Francisco’s Zero-Waste Program

Seizing an opportunity to conserve resources, reduce environmental impact, and create jobs, the city of San Francisco set a goal in 2002 to…

Survival Amid Riches: Homelessness in the Silicon Valley

Although booming with Fortune 500 companies, California's Santa Clara County is surrounded by homelessness and offers little solution to help these at-risk residents…

This Hilarious Fake App Exploits the Power of Privilege

The winning entry at this year’s Comedy Hack Day in San Francisco, WellDeserved perfectly sums up everything that is wrong with Silicon Valley.…
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3p Weekend: Top 10 U.S. Cities for Electric Vehicles

This week ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, released a list of the top 10 friendliest metropolitan areas for EV…
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Visualize Sea-Level Rise with Time Goggles

A pilot project will engage federal and local resources to help locals visualize sea-level rise with OWL "potential reality" viewers in the Bay…
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Paranoia or Flight Risk? United Fires 13 Flight Attendants over “BYE-BYE” Images

Earlier this week 13 flight attendants filed a whistleblower complaint with OSHA against United Airlines.

Video: Jose Corona of Inner City Advisors Talks Diversity at Net Impact ’14

Based in Oakland, California, Inner City Advisors serves inner-city communities throughout the Bay Area. By and large, these are very diverse communities, CEO…

Philadelphia More Than Doubles Recycling Rate

The City of Brotherly Love has increased the amount of materials it recycles by 155 percent over the past six years. The city…
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A Brief History of the Plastic Bag

California made headlines this fall when it became the first U.S. state to place a ban on single-use plastic shopping bags. But how…

San Francisco Law: Airbnb Wins, Vacation Rentals Lose

The San Francisco Board of Supervisor's recent vote to allow short-term rentals of residences was a major win for Airbnb supporters. But, as…

New Handbook: 100 Percent Renewable Energy Both Practicable and Affordable

Achieving 100 percent renewable energy using today's technologies is not only possible, it's affordable. Using eight case studies of increasingly larger geopolitical scope…