Sunday, January 5

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Aaron Swartz, MIT and a father’s search for justice.

Friday, January 3

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A profile of Evgeny Morozov, “either the most astute, feared, loathed, or useless writer about digital technology working today.”

Friday, December 27

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The rise of automatic number plate recognition and its real-world consequences.

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How a 20-something made millions as an e-commerce hustler.

Saturday, December 21

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“This is a story about how the future gets weird.”

Sunday, December 1

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At 9:14pm on November 22, 1987, sportscaster Dan Roan was doing the Bears highlights on Chicago’s WGN-TV when the station’s signal was hijacked. Someone wearning a rubber Max Headroom mask appeared, silently, on TV screens around the city. A few hours later, Headroom popped up again on another channel, this time for longer and with audio. Despite FBI and FCC investigations, the case remains unsolved.

Friday, November 22

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On using data to hire and fire.

Wednesday, November 20

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A technical explanation of the real program to sabotage Iran’s nuclear facilities.

Monday, November 18

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The long road to Google’s self-driving car.

Thursday, November 14

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Searching for the real reason why a bunch of kids partying at the empty home of an NFL player became a national story.

Tuesday, November 12

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On Twitter’s pleasures and perils.

Friday, November 8

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Bibek Dhong traveled from Nepal to Malaysia to test cameras for the new iPhone 5. When production ended abruptly, he and his coworkers found themselves stranded for two months without money, food or passports.