In 2001, Maksym Igor Popov defected to work as an informant in the U.S. But a decade later, he was back to scamming the FBI.
In a nondescript office park in suburban Florida, a company you’ve never heard of is making a product that few people have ever seen. And it has $1.4 billion in funding.
Susie McKinnon cannot hold a grudge. She is unfamiliar with the feeling of regret and oblivious to aging. She has no core memories. And yet she knows who she is.
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How the director of Midnight Special thinks strategically about his art and his career.
A trip to Japan and a glimpse of our automated future.
Phil Kennedy set out to build the ultimate brain-computer interface. In the process, he almost lost his mind.
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The making of the drone.
He was an 18 year old Marine bound for Iraq. She was a high school senior in West Virginia. They grew intimate over IM. His dad also started contacting her. No one was who they claimed to be and it led to a murder.
The plan, basically: bring back the two founders (who were estranged), focus entirely on mobile, and apologize as much as possible.
Audrey Elrod thought she had found the man of her dreams. Today she is in a West Virginia prison. She’s broke. And the court has ordered her to pay more than $400,000 to victims of the same man who conned her.