On Ilya Zhitomirskiy, an idealistic young developer who committed suicide 18 months after founding Diaspora, his well-publicized, open-source alternative to Facebook.
Tuesday, March 26
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.
Wednesday, January 30
Boomtown San Francisco, as seen from the “Google Bus.”
Friday, January 25
Saturday, January 19
A trip to CES, “what a World’s Fair might look like if brands were more important than countries.”