Daily Bafflements

The BafflerJune 19, 2015
We think this one screams "mutual fund." / Miriam Blaylock

We think this one screams “mutual fund.” / Miriam Blaylock

• Pundits warn that tech workers could soon become “as hated as bankers” for their industry’s current boom and the havoc their newfound profits are wreaking on cities like San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, and Austin. For an in-depth look at the mess techies have made in the Baffler’s own backyard of Cambridge, Massachusetts, check out John Summers’s salvo, “The People’s Republic of Zuckerstan.”

Entrepreneur explains how you, too, can “use art strategically” to “communicate your company culture.” Budget is no object, of course, so if you’re not the artistically inclined type of mogul, you can always call in a professional.

• Happy Friday! Elon Musk’s SpaceX is hard at work upgrading its drone-ship armada, so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the weekend.