The technological future of the struggling porn industry.
Friday, September 25
For online advertisers, probably most of it. An investigation.
Thursday, September 24
A talk on personal data and the people who collect it:
"Let me ask a trick question. What was the most damaging data breach in the last 12 months? The trick answer is: it's likely something we don't even know about."
Thursday, September 10
John McAfee created one of the first anti-virus programs. Then he traveled to Belize, where he lived with a harem of young women and a lot of guns. His neighbor was murdered under mysterious circumstances. Today he’s convinced he’s being followed by members of the Sinaloa Cartel, as evidenced by packets of cream cheese he claims to have found near his residence. He also wants you to use his new mobile security apps.
Wednesday, September 9
The author, who works remotely, and her evolving relationship with her physical representation at the office: “an iPad on a stick on a Segway-like base.”
Wednesday, September 2
Mexicans on social media have their own hashtag for images of naked – and plainly impoverished – women.
Tuesday, August 25
The search for an Iraq veteran on the brink of suicide.
Monday, August 10
European antitrust regulators just won’t leave Google alone.
Friday, July 31
He’s got millions of followers on Vine. He’s got sponsors paying him tens of thousands to promote their products. He’s got a vanity license plate that says “AYYYYYYY.” It’s not enough.
Thursday, July 30
What the internet looks like to someone who spent the past six years in an Iranian prison.
Friday, July 24
Meet Ben Discoe, a programmer who did it from October 2011 to November 2012.
Right now, never-ending technological progress feels inevitable. It isn’t. And that’s a good thing. A talk on the future of the internet.