The possibilities and pitfalls of massive open online courses (MOOCs).
Monday, May 13
Saturday, April 27
Marketing research,the pre-Facebook history of ‘likeability,’ and why there will never be a ‘dislike’ button.
Tuesday, April 16
Friday, April 12
Life in Green Bank, West Virginia, a town without cell signals and a haven people with electromagnetic hypersensitivity (a disease that may or may not exist).
Monday, April 8
Two decades later, unpacking a historic bust.
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.