MacKenzie Scott
SILICON VALLEY January 11, 2022
Ever since Scott split with her ex, Jeff Bezos, she has embarked on an utterly mysterious, totally disruptive, $9 billion-and-counting philanthropy spree. Here’s an inside guide to her aides and her checkbook.
Bill and Melinda Gates
SILICON VALLEY January 4, 2022
Among the under-appreciated stories of modern politics is how key relationships with a Silicon Valley benefactor or two can transform long-shot candidates into bonafide contenders. And with more money than ever, tech titans are discovering new battlefields to assert their will.
Elon Musk
SILICON VALLEY December 28, 2021
Some deep thoughts and burning concerns about MacKenzie, Jack, Bezos and other card-carrying members of the new establishment.


In this new media age, the creator is the heart of the business equation.
Mark Zuckerberg
SILICON VALLEY December 21, 2021
Notes on the latest tech industry gossip, fundraising, and political power plays.
Chesa Boudin
SILICON VALLEY December 14, 2021
The recall election of Chesa Boudin, San Francisco’s avant-garde D.A., has turned bitter, pitting tech’s billionaires against one another—and forcing the city to look at itself, and its past, in the mirror.
Jeff Bezos
SILICON VALLEY December 7, 2021
A year-end guide to billionaire gifting, Zuck’s $3 billion stocking stuffer, and the return of Brock Pierce (this time without Akon).