Friday, June 27

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This Internet Millionaire Has a New Deal For You

What happens after your goofy little company gets swallowed by Amazon.

Thursday, June 19

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Q&A With Larry Lessig On Why You Should Have Faith In Silicon Valley

The Harvard Law professsor on billionaires, politics and Uber.

Monday, June 16

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The Disruption Machine

What the gospel of innovation gets wrong.

Sunday, June 8

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Dr. Nicholas and Mr. Hyde

The fall of billionaire Henry Nicholas, co-founder and CEO of microchip-maker Broadcom, who lost his job and his marriage amidst allegations of drug use, cooking the books, and building a secret party lair beneath the house he shared with family.

Saturday, June 7

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The Curse of Xanadu

Ted Nelson's Xanadu project began in 1960 and was supposed to be the universal, democratic hypertext library that would help human life evolve into an entirely new form. It didn't go that way.

Update: The software was finally, quietly released in April.

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The Curse of Xanadu

Ted Nelson's Xanadu project began in 1960 and was supposed to be the universal, democratic hypertext library that would help human life evolve into an entirely new form. It didn't go that way.

Update: The software was finally, quietly released in April.

Friday, June 6

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The Robots Running This Way

The surprisingly difficult work of building bots that can walk.

Monday, June 2

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Mother Earth Mother Board

A 42,000-word, 3-continent spanning “hacker tourist” account of the laying of the (then) longest wire on earth.

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Mother Earth Mother Board

A 42,000-word, 3-continent spanning “hacker tourist” account of the laying of the (then) longest wire on earth.

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The Internet With a Human Face

Privacy, memory, data and advertising—how the modern web has become a Ponzi scheme and how we might be able to fix it.

Sunday, May 25

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Saturday, May 24

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"Let’s, Like, Demolish Laundry"

The laundry wars of Silicon Valley.