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Tuesday, February 18


The Facebook Comment That Ruined a Life

“I guess what you post on Facebook matters.” An 18-year-old faces 10 years in jail for a sarcastic threat on Facebook.

Monday, February 10


Saving eBay

How a small team of 20-somethings helped spark a $50 billion turnaround.

Saturday, February 1


How a Math Genius Hacked OkCupid to Find True Love

After nine months of striking out, Chris McKinlay decided to change his online dating strategy. It worked.

Friday, January 31


The Post-Hope Politics of 'House of Cards'

On the Netflix hit drama and its show runner, Beau Willimon.

Tuesday, January 21


Sad YouTube

Finding personal stories buried deep in the YouTube comments.

Sunday, January 19


Eagle Scout. Idealist. Drug Trafficker?

To his friends and family, Ross Ulbricht was a compassionate, warm soul known for random acts of kindness. To the F.B.I., he was Dread Pirate Roberts, the mastermind behind the Silk Road who was willing to order hits to protect his black market operation.

Wednesday, January 8


How the NSA Almost Killed the Internet

How and why the goverment pulled Silicon Valley into the war on terror.

Tuesday, January 7


Glass, Darkly

An ambivalent look at Google Glass, the “Model T of wearable computing.”

Monday, January 6


Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet

How violent threats made online go unchecked.

Sunday, January 5


How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood

Unpacking the 76,897 micro-genres that make up the cinematic DNA.


Losing Aaron

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

Friday, January 3


Evgeny vs. the Internet

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