The Variant

Tech news from an alternate timeline.


The Variant is a satirical tech news publication making fun of everyone in Silicon Valley.

I believe strongly in the principles of open-source software. is built on open-source code and technologies and is entirely open-source itself, meaning anyone can view this site’s code on Github and use the code however they please with little restriction.



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