Techies Project by Photographer Helena Price

Unique perspectives of Silicon Valley life, told through 100 interviews and portraits

The two words “Silicon Valley” immediately stir up stereotypes, stigma and maybe an HBO show. The name has become a cultural reflex, and that’s what photographer Helena Price wants to change with her ambitious, large-scale portrait and interview series. Techies Project, launched today, is a collection of 100 in-depth interviews that breaks this idea of the “sameness” plaguing the area. Turning the camera toward those …

Werewolf Role-Play Game

Well-designed cards allow players to transition instantly into a world of accusations, persuasive speeches and fun

The party game Mafia—invented by Russian psychology student Dimitry Davidoff in the late ’80s as a teaching tool—has been shared and played all over the world (it’s called Loups-garous in France, for example), simply through word of mouth. It’s a game of inside knowledge, lying in the face of accusation and persuasive speeches, and has become a classic for summer campers and adult parties alike. …