Andrew has lived in San Francisco since 1982 and has been writing clever things about technology since 2011. When not arguing the finer points of portable vaporizers and military defense systems with strangers on the internet, he enjoys tooling around his garden, knitting and binge watching anime.
GamerGate’s subreddit temporarily shuts down because toxicity
What, you're somehow surprised?
Comma.ai's driver assist system is a robot chauffeur for the rest of us
Why blow $70k on a Tesla when you can retrofit a $20k Civic for under a grand?
Starbucks' straw ban is a big win for the Earth's oceans
That's a billion fewer single-use straws being thrown away every year.
After Math: Stay cool
It's unbearably hot everywhere except San Francisco.
The Rosinbomb Rocket is a panini press for weed
Who knew you could juice cannabis flowers?
Scott Pruitt resigns as head of the EPA
He quits amidst multiple investigations into his spending habits while in office.
America's love affair with firearms bleeds into gaming culture
There are precious few problems in games that can't be solved with shooting.
A beginner's guide to space tourism
What to expect when you're planning to go into orbit.
After Math: Huge hamster balls
Plus, 'Fortnite' for the win!