Living in Silicon Valley, technology definitely affects us, and it affects more than our livelihoods and income—even the philosophical undercurrent that we can start our own businesses or companies penetrates our psyches. Thus, our TECH issue is not a typical look at all the new apps and gadgets. We do feature a few people that are in tech making the innovative changes, but we also feature those who left that industry or are working “that tech job” as they play with their passionate side hustle. Also, we have artists who are using technology in their music or engineering skills in their sculpture. And, yes, to be true to the theme, we feature a robotics start-up that’s using 3D printing technology to manufacture the parts—now that is TECH!