Zara Stone, The Bold Italic

Zara Stone

The Bold Italic

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • The Bold Italic
Past:
  • Medium
  • Atlas Obscura
  • The Atlantic
  • Forbes
  • OZY
  • Washington Post
  • Chip Chick
  • The Hustle

Recent articles by Zara:

The Weirdest Shit to Come Out of Silicon Valley in January

This month, we look at doggy dryers, $30 breakfast fines, and unemployed robots. → Read More

The Weirdest Shit to Come Out of Silicon Valley in August

It’s that time of year again, so it’s only fitting that we play Two Truths and a Lie, Silicon Valley Startup Edition, for the back-to-schoolers. → Read More

The Weirdest Shit to Come Out of Silicon Valley in July

A series on the latest weird inventions to come out of Silicon Valley every month. → Read More

The Weirdest Shit to Come Out of Silicon Valley in June

A series on the latest weird inventions to come out of Silicon Valley every month. → Read More

How Oat Milk Conquered America

How the Swedish company Oatly leaned on baristas to turn oat milk into a massive trend in the U.S. → Read More

The Weirdest Shit to Come Out of Silicon Valley in April

A new series bringing you the most outlandish developments in the tech industry → Read More

When Divorce Was Off the Table, English Couples Dissolved Their Marriages With Beer

The practice of "wife-selling" wasn't legal, but a drink signaled freedom from a relationship that had soured. → Read More

The Legendary, Lavish Dinner Parties of South Dakota's Divorce Colony

For a time, wealthy divorce seekers headed to the frontier. → Read More

The Speedy Rise and Fall of Robot Babysitters

Automation has given rise to new jobs in robot minding—but the flurry of opportunities may be short lived. → Read More

Inside Birmingham's Bid To Become The Southern Silicon Valley

Why startups should look to the southeast. → Read More

The Best Burger You'll Ever Have Is Made From Plants

The cutting edge of food that you need to know about. → Read More

A Hundred Years Before #Scootergate, Toy Scooters Saved Jobs

Today’s scooter bane was yesteryears boon. → Read More

Month Seven Of My DNA Diet Challenge: Blood, Biome and Sugar Update

Sometimes dieting based on your DNA is hard. → Read More

The Genius Of Salt and Straw's Bay Area Flavored Ice Cream

How an imported startup crafts a farm-to-cone ethos. → Read More

How A Spirituality Startup's Solving Silicon Valley's Religious Apathy

How technology is being deployed to turn agnostics into believers. → Read More

The Laptop Backpack Market's On Track To Make $2 Billion By 2021

Laptop backpacks are taking over the world: what you need to know. → Read More

Geek Cosplay Galore At Silicon Valley Comic Con 2018

From Overwatch tributes to Buffy cosplay, here are some of the great costumes on offer at the 2018 Silicon Valley Comic Con. → Read More

Meet The Conference Founder That's Flying Silicon Valley VC's To Silicon Koala, a.k.a. Australia

Meet the startup conference that's chartering a jet to fly Silicon Valley VC's to Australia. → Read More

These Six Luxury Underwater Drones Are Disrupting Fishing and Fun

The six underwater drones that fishermen and water-babies need to know about. → Read More

Uber's Diversity Report Shows White And Asian Men Rule The Company

Uber Diversity report is proof of how few women succeed at the company. → Read More