On the history of content moderation and what it means for the future of free speech.Previously: "The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed"
Thursday, April 14
Monday, April 11
An IP horror story.
Friday, April 8
How phone phreakers, many of them blind, opened up Ma Bell to unlimited free international calling using a technical manual and a toy organ.
Thursday, March 31
How Andrés Sepúlveda rigged elections across Latin America.
Tuesday, March 29
Why ISIS is winning the social media war.Brendan Koerner on the Longform Podcast
Monday, March 28
A profile of Google’s new CEO, “the most powerful tech giant you’ve never heard of.”
Thursday, March 17
Most of the men were in their 60s and 70s, with heart conditions, diabetes, and replacement hips. They made off with millions in cash and jewels, only to give themselves up by not understanding how technology works.
Sunday, March 13
Your local police department probably has a $400,00 device that listens in on cellphones. Soon your neighbor will be able to buy the same thing for $1,500.
Friday, March 11
Part 1 of "The Mastermind," a serialized investigation of Paul Le Roux, who went from brilliant programmer to vicious cartel boss to highly protected U.S. government asset.
Friday, March 4
Wednesday, March 2
A trip to Japan and a glimpse of our automated future.
Tuesday, February 23
Inside one woman’s often conflicted world.