Taylor Lorenz

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Clubhouse, a tiny audio chat app, breaks through

Business / Tech Feb 16, 2021

Clubhouse, a tiny audio chat app, breaks through

Robert Van Winkle, who is better known as the rapper Vanilla Ice, held court online last week with more than 1,000 fans. In a rambling conversation, Van Winkle praised the poses of the 1990s band Bell Biv DeVoe and demurred when asked about his relationship ...

Gen Zers take on the Silicon Valley establishment

Digital Sep 17, 2020

Gen Zers take on the Silicon Valley establishment

For young people, breaking into the cutthroat tech industry — or any industry, really — has become far more difficult during the pandemic. In-person networking events and club meetings are on hold, there aren’t many online hubs for informal connection, and the investors and ...