Friday, October 11

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What happened to “one of maybe 20 girls who became famous in the mid-’00s for posting photos of themselves on image boards.”

Wednesday, October 9

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Sunday, October 6

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On the online mug shot industry, which posts mug shots of anyone arrested (regardless of conviction) and charges $30 to $400 to have the photo removed.

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“In 1981, with a computer built into my shoe, I walked into a Las Vegas casino and beat the house.”

Thursday, October 3

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On the fall of Ross William Ulbricht, the alleged creator of The Silk Road, a hidden black market website where users could buy and sell drugs, guns and, according to the FBI, the services of a hit man.

Monday, September 30

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On simplicity, self-reliance and refusing to cooperate with “the apparatus of secrecy” that surrounds online surveillance.

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A post-acquisition profile of Tumblr’s David Karp.

Sunday, September 29

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Ego, hubris, and the failure to adapt.

Saturday, September 28

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An open letter on Grand Theft Auto 5 and aging out of the Rockstar Games franchise.

Friday, September 27

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What the rapidly changing world of teenage hook-up culture means for young women.

Wednesday, September 25

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Myst, twenty years later.

Monday, September 16

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“Turns out your laptop—or camera or gaming system or gold necklace—may have a smidgen of Congo’s pain somewhere in it.”