Friday, December 5

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How an eBay Bookseller Defeated a Publishing Giant at the Supreme Court

What the first-sale doctrine means for the future of copyright.

Wednesday, December 3

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The Golden Quarter

Why the boom in scientific progress stalled.

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The Bitcoin Boy

On a 16-year-old Silicon Valley wunderkind.

Tuesday, December 2

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Magical Thinking: Bitcoin Gathers at Disney

Bitcoin partying at an Orlando hotel with worshippers of the blockchain.

Wednesday, November 26

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The Gaming Industry's Greatest Adversary Is Just Getting Started

A profile of Anita Sarkeesian, who has recieved death threats as she exposes misogyny in the $25 billion video game industry.

Monday, November 24

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The Man Who Created 'Tetris'

How making the most successful video game ever changed Alexey Pajitnov’s life.

Tuesday, November 18

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The Smartest Bro in the Room

A profile of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick.

Monday, November 17

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The Programmer’s Price

Superstar coders, like actors and athletes, now have agents.

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Smile, You’re Speaking Emoji

The rapid rise of a wordless language.

Thursday, November 13

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The Truth About Anonymous’s Activism

“The Anonymous mystique had allowed a group of incompetents to hijack, then discredit, an important grassroots movement in the eyes of national media.”

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Everybody Sexts

An illustrated look at modern love, texting, and sex.

Tuesday, November 11

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Tristan Walker: The Visible Man

On an African-American entrepreneur and race in Silicon Valley.