Thursday, December 11


How The NYPD Is Using Social Media To Put Harlem Teens Behind Bars

How Facebook ‘likes’ landed Jelani Henry in Rikers.

Wednesday, December 10


The Complete and Chaotic History of Reddit

“Traffic was never the problem. Everything else was.”

Friday, December 5


How an eBay Bookseller Defeated a Publishing Giant at the Supreme Court

What the first-sale doctrine means for the future of copyright.

Wednesday, December 3


The Golden Quarter

Why the boom in scientific progress stalled.


The Bitcoin Boy

On a 16-year-old Silicon Valley wunderkind.

Tuesday, December 2


Magical Thinking: Bitcoin Gathers at Disney

Bitcoin partying at an Orlando hotel with worshippers of the blockchain.

Wednesday, November 26


The Gaming Industry's Greatest Adversary Is Just Getting Started

A profile of Anita Sarkeesian, who has recieved death threats as she exposes misogyny in the $25 billion video game industry.

Monday, November 24


The Man Who Created 'Tetris'

How making the most successful video game ever changed Alexey Pajitnov’s life.

Tuesday, November 18


The Smartest Bro in the Room

A profile of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick.

Monday, November 17


The Programmer’s Price

Superstar coders, like actors and athletes, now have agents.


Smile, You’re Speaking Emoji

The rapid rise of a wordless language.

Thursday, November 13


The Truth About Anonymous’s Activism

“The Anonymous mystique had allowed a group of incompetents to hijack, then discredit, an important grassroots movement in the eyes of national media.”