Sunday, April 7
Saturday, April 6
On Swedish game designer Markus Persson and his singular creation, Minecraft, which has sold over twenty million copies and earned Persson over a hundred million dollars last year.
Wednesday, April 3
A cultural history of Bitcoin and what happened when the nascent virtual currency began to be covered by the mainstream media.
Tuesday, March 26
On Ilya Zhitomirskiy, an idealistic young developer who committed suicide 18 months after founding Diaspora, his well-publicized, open-source alternative to Facebook.
Saturday, March 16
The daily deals company turned down a $6 billion offer from Google and went public. Now its stock is down 80% and its founder/CEO has been fired. On Groupon’s failed strategy and tenuous future.
Sunday, March 3
On the development of companion robots in Japan.
Thursday, February 14
Wednesday, February 13
How governments and private companies have engaged in digital arms trading by building a global black market for ‘zero day’ hacks.
Monday, February 11
On the late singer Judee Sill, the virtual cemetery site Find a Grave, and memorials in the age of the Twitter RIP.
Tuesday, February 5
“I am not a tech journalist. I have never done this before. I don’t know what’s going on. Like most journalists everywhere, I am hungover.”
Friday, February 1
On CEO Reed Hastings and the future of Netflix.
Thursday, January 31
The paper reports on a battle of its own.