“She scrolls, she waits. For that little notification box to appear.”
Wednesday, May 25
Libertarian, futurist, billionaire: a profile of Peter Thiel.
Monday, May 23
There’s software used across the country to predict future criminals. It’s racist.
Sunday, May 15
The social network positioned its plan to bring the internet to millions of Indians as a gift. The country saw a catch.
Saturday, May 14
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.
Monday, May 9
Friday, April 29
David Vincenzetti says his company, which sells spyware to world’s law enforcement and intelligence agencies, is helping to thwart terrorism. Others say it’s a danger to citizens, dissidents, and journalists alike.
Wednesday, April 27
There are 1.7 million active Uber riders in London, about half the daily ridership of the Tube. Three years ago, there were 5,000.
Tuesday, April 26
Friday, April 22
The writer returns to his remote North Dakota hometown’s high school, then isolated with a graduating class of only 28, now even smaller but connected by the internet.
Tuesday, April 19
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.
Saturday, April 16
Bill Landreth was one of the whiz kids, poking around Pentagon servers with the friends he had never met. But one of them was an FBI informant.