apps

Remembering Blendr, Grindr’s Failed Attempt at a Straight Hookup App

I joined Blendr shortly after moving to New York City in early 2012, partly out of professional necessity (I was covering the tech startup world…

My Period Tracker Tells My Boyfriend Everything About My Flow

In the era of the Quantified Self, self-tracking apps exist for just about everything, including for women to keep track of their menstrual cycle. So-called…

Can Apps Really Help People Figure Out Sexual Consent?

Last weekend’s Women’s March saw well over a million people take to the streets around the world to demand change around issues of gender and…

Uber Is About to Kill a Lot More Jobs

At the end of December, Uber debuted its newest venture, Uber Freight, its foray into the un-sexy yet lucrative world of logistics. Many saw Uber’s…