On a 16-year-old Silicon Valley wunderkind.
Wednesday, December 3
Tuesday, December 2
Bitcoin partying at an Orlando hotel with worshippers of the blockchain.
Monday, December 1
Thursday, November 27
A former employee’s horror stories.
Wednesday, November 26
A profile of Anita Sarkeesian, who has recieved death threats as she exposes misogyny in the $25 billion video game industry.
Friday, November 21
When massive ships sink, burn, fall apart or get stuck, their owners call Nick Sloane. His job: figure out how to save as much as he can.
Thursday, November 20
How the new store is—and isn’t—changing Detroit.
Tuesday, November 18
"Imagine a great hall of fetishes where whatever you felt like fucking or being fucked by, however often your tastes might change, no matter what hardware or harnesses were required, you could open the gates and have at it on a comfy mattress at any time of day. That’s what the internet has become for music fans. Plus bleacher seats for a cheering section."
Previously: "The Problem With Music," Albini's 1993 essay in The Baffler.
Saturday, November 15
On systemic corrpution in the upper house of British Parliament, where lawmakers have the freedom to work for any business—banks, oil companies, Facebook—willing to pay for their “expertise.”
Friday, November 14
How do you start closing the gap between rich and poor? Convince the rich to do it themselves.