Tag: longreads

Algae Caviar, Anyone? What We’ll Eat on the Journey to Mars

To anyone who happened to be looking up that morning, perhaps from the deck of a boat off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire,...

Mark Warner Takes on Big Tech and Russian Spies

In mid-November, as his House colleagues on Capitol Hill were consumed with questions about Ukraine and impeachment, Senator Mark Warner took to CNBC’s Squawk...

Bad Algorithms Didn’t Break Democracy

Over the past five decades, America’s war on drugs has been motivated and organized by the fantasy that the proliferation of substance abuse is...

Was Bitcoin Created by This International Drug Dealer? Maybe!

The messages started arriving on a Sunday afternoon in mid-May. “Just wanted to draw your attention to this,” one began. “Rumors are starting to...

Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry

Nerds, we did it. We have graduated, along with oil, real estate, insurance, and finance, to the big T. Trillions of dollars. Trillions! Get...

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