High school dropouts are descending on San Francisco with nothing more than a backpacks full of clothes and ideas.
First they found his server, then they found his name. But if they couldn’t catch him with his laptop open, the whole thing would fall apart.
Monday, May 11
Friday, May 8
Uber says its drivers can earn as much as $90,000. The author decided to fact-check that number the only way she could: by becoming a driver herself.Previously: The Longform Guide to Undercover Journalism
Thursday, April 30
What happens when a successfully funded Kickstarter product fails to launch?
Wednesday, April 29
Tuesday, April 28
How Ross Ulbricht went from idealistic used-book seller to murderous drug kingpin.
Monday, April 27
A visit with Ai Weiwei, Laura Poitras, and Jacob Appelbaum, three people who live in justifiable paranoia of government surveillance.
Wednesday, April 1
I Followed My Stolen iPhone Around the World, Became a Celebrity in China, and Found a Friend for Life
“None of this should have ever happened. It makes absolutely no sense at all. It’s truly crazy.”
Saturday, March 28
There are two roles to play in the new world of on-demand everything: royalty or servant.
Sunday, March 22
The government says Matt DeHart is an online child predator. DeHart—and his parents—say he’s being framed over his knowledge of CIA secrets.
Friday, March 13
The quest to create a friction-free Disney World.