The UEFA Champions League: Who Will Make It Through?

The UEFA Champions League: Who Will Make It Through? By Jake Clement   Have you been paying attention to the Champions League so far? We’re currently halfway through, and it’s been an interesting series of events so far! Whoever guessed that Dortmund would be tied for the bottom of their group is the same person who guessed Besiktas would be at their top of theirs. … Continue reading The UEFA Champions League: Who Will Make It Through?

The People’s Playlist: My Life is a Movie (Week 2)

The People’s Playlist: My Life is a Movie (Week 2) By Matt Edelhart … Inching closer to virtual realities, inquiries on the meaning of our collective reality persist. Added complexities to our daily lives year by year, combined with the prevalence of entertainment, can cloud what we are experiencing. Is this all for me? A question I’ve asked myself pretty much everyday. I think that’s … Continue reading The People’s Playlist: My Life is a Movie (Week 2)

How Hemp Will Save the World, or at Least, California

How Hemp Will Save the World, or at Least, California By Jake Clement Californians! Who is looking forward to January 1st, 2018?! Now some of you may be thinking “Oh yeah the first day of 2018, it’ll be great to leave this terrible year of 2017 behind and hope for a better 365 days.” And yeah, this is true. But if you’re an advocate of … Continue reading How Hemp Will Save the World, or at Least, California

A Guide for Deciding Whether or Not You Like Mark Zuckerberg

A Guide for Deciding Whether or Not You Like Mark Zuckerberg By Jeff Arnaudo The other day, I asked myself: Do I like Mark Zuckerberg? Myself didn’t have an answer. And in most cases, how people like myself feel about celebrities and savvy CEO’s, well, just isn’t all that important. But there may come a day in the not-so-distant future when ambiguity will be less … Continue reading A Guide for Deciding Whether or Not You Like Mark Zuckerberg

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The People’s Playlist: Week 1

The People’s Playlist: Week 1 By Matt Edelhart Disclaimer: We are a week or two behind, depending on perspective. But don’t be upset, because you just now realized this exists, so you’d be angry to have been missing something that you just now learned about. CHILL.  With summer complete, “Winter” has come and gone. Fall has arrived. Vices have evaporated with the summer sun. Sure, … Continue reading The People’s Playlist: Week 1

What’s The Ladder?

Welcome to The Ladder! We believe that while the world has reached a peak of content absorption and information, the content and information itself is repetitive and dry. Quite simply, we aim to become a hub for unique perspectives on sports, media, culture, business, and more. While our minds and home addresses are mostly centralized in the San Francisco Bay Area, our content and writers … Continue reading What’s The Ladder?

Just the Tip with Dan Netzer: The Blockchain Revolution

Just the Tip with Dan Netzer: The Blockchain Revolution By Dan Nezter A Brief History and Introduction to Blockchain Technology If you’re at least somewhat familiar with the biz/tech world then you’ve probably heard people use the phrase, “the blockchain,” and you likely associate it with the notorious cryptocurrency, bitcoin. Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym of the person or group who created bitcoin, constructed the first … Continue reading Just the Tip with Dan Netzer: The Blockchain Revolution