Cory Booker, Chris Christie, and Mark Zuckerberg had a plan to reform Newark’s schools. They got an education.
Monday, May 12
Monday, May 5
The story of Soylent, a Silicon Valley concoction designed to replace your meals.
Friday, May 2
In appreciation of meaningful, ubiquitous, enduring applications.
Previously: Paul Ford on the Longform Podcast.
Sunday, April 27
A reclusive hacker wages a shadow war against payday loan cyber-extortioners.
Friday, April 25
How the Google co-founder, forced out of a leadership role in 2001, came back to run the company 10 years later.
Wednesday, April 23
The dark side of startup life in Silicon Valley.
An extended version of this story is available as an ebook.
Tuesday, April 22
An interview with Barry Diller about Aereo and the past, present and future of TV.
Previously: Vanessa Grigoriadis on the Longform Podcast.
Sunday, April 13
Shai Agassi had nearly $1 billion in funding and a dream to replace gas guzzlers with electric cars. All he was missing was a plan.
Friday, April 4
A teenager orchestrates his own attempted murder via an Internet chatroom.
An investigation into the ill-fated text messaging platform ZunZuneo.
Thursday, March 27
The Bitcoin ghostwriter who wasn’t.
Monday, March 24
In an old mine an hour north of Pittsburgh, 600 federal employees manage paperwork for the government’s retirement system. By hand. On paper. Without computers. The same exact way they always have.