Here are the stories we’re talking about over at Geek Technologies:
- In tech, there’s a tendency to gloss over the many significant contributions women have made over the years. In an attempt to fix that, Autostraddle compiled a list of 15 women who helped build the Internet.
- First, there was Uber. Then, there was Lyft. What’s next? Clickhole presents “Whysk,” a startup that brings monks to carry you wherever you need to go, at the ring of a gong.
- VC bigshot Marc Andreessen says it’s okay that robots will take lots of our jobs, because we’ll have more time to do stuff that matters. VC bigshot Albert Wenger — he’s a partner at heavy hitter Union Square Ventures — says Andreessen is wrong, because lots of robot-replaced people are going to struggle in the medium-term.
- Maybe we should all just start riding bikes: Wired has the video of a man who can unlock his car doors by hacking the locks (no hanger required).
- The San Francisco Giants played the New York Mets over the last week (the Giants took the series 3-1), and a couple Mets fans took the opportunity to lay some sick burns on San Francisco outfielder Hunter Pence. Deadspin has pictures.