The story behind an online gamer’s suicide.
Thursday, January 14
After Daniel Rigmaiden was arrested for a multi-million dollar fraud, he didn’t argue that he was innocent. He wasn’t. But he couldn’t understand how he had been caught. Rigmaiden had covered his tracks meticulously — the only way the cops could’ve found him, he realized, was through some secret tracking device that they had never disclosed to the public.
Thursday, January 7
Tuesday, January 5
A father, his dying son, and the quest to make the most profound video game ever.Previously: The Longform Guide to Video Game Visionaries
Monday, December 21
The making of the drone.
Thursday, December 17
Google and Tesla are spending billions to develop driverless technology. George Hotz used an Acura.
Monday, December 14
Suzan Russaw is 70 years old. She lived in affordable Palo Alto housing for decades. Then, in 2013, she was forced to move into her car. On the new homeless of Silicon Valley.
Wednesday, December 2
On the battle between Google, Apple, Uber, and Tesla to own the driverless car market, which could be worth more than $30 billion a year.
Tuesday, December 1
The Straters’ lives have been devastated by relentless cyberattacks. And there’s nothing they can do about it.
Tuesday, November 24
How internet trolls dangerously exploit over-militarized police.
Monday, November 9
After his father died in an Airbnb rental, the writer investigates what the company can do to improve safety.
Friday, October 16
How a Pulitzer-finalist, 34-part-series of investigative journalism vanishes from the internet.