You can find a full list of my WIRED articles here.


Selected work: WIRED

The Hidden Laborers Training AI to Keep Ads Off Hateful YouTube Videos, April 2017

The TV Ad Isn't Going Anywhere—It's Going Everywhere, January 2017

Meet the Ad Companies Ditching Breitbart and Fake News, December 2016

Facebook’s Stumbles Expose Flaws in Its Plan to Rule Advertising, November 2016

No, Facebook, ‘Diversity’ Doesn’t Explain Your Support of Thiel, October 2016

Repeat After Me: Humans Run the Internet, Not Algorithms, September 2016

Welcome to the Bizarro World of Trump Supporters on Reddit, July 2016

Gawker Writers Say It’s a ‘Dark Day’ for Editorial Freedom, June 2016

Got a Beef With the Media? Pay Someone Else to Sue Them, May 2016

It's Your Fault Microsoft's Teen AI Turned Into Such a Jerk, March 2016 Thinks It Can Engineer a Solution to the World's Woes, March 2016

In the City with the World's Worst Traffic, Uber Is an Awkward Fit, December 2015

Prop F Has Failed. But the Battle for SF's Soul Will Go On, November 2015

San Francisco Is Ground Zero for an Airbnb Freakout, November 2015

Uber's Move to Oakland Will Test an Economy in Overdrive, October 2015

You Love Pizza Rat. You Don't Own Pizza Rat, September 2015

This Girls' Summer Camp Could Help Change the World of AI, August 2015

An SF Hacker Hostel Faces the Real World and Loses, August 2015

Inside the Company that's Made Viral Videos Big Business, August 2015

It'd Be Crazy If VC Firms Didn't Fix Their Gender Problems, June 2015 print issue

Bill Gates’ Plan to Help the Developing World Profit From Its Sewage, January 2015



PRIVACY, February 2014 print issue, Popular Mechanics  (COVER STORY)

A Robot for Any Disaster, November 2014 print issue, Popular Mechanics

Why It's Still So Hard To Build a Smart Home, October 2014 print issue, Popular Mechanics

The Behemoth, September 2014 print issue, Popular Mechanics

Digital Clinic: Curved Screens and Smartwatches, May 2014 print issue, Popular Mechanics

Digital Clinic: Drones and the Internet of Things, April 2014 print issue, Popular Mechanics

A City’s Fever Spell, December 2012, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Communication at the Speed of Light, November 2012, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Code Camps: The Ultimate Geek Utopia, September 2012 print issue, Laptop Magazine

Games with a Purpose, March 2012 print issue, Laptop Magazine

The Best Tablet Apps, March 2012 print issue, Laptop Magazine  (COVER STORY)


News Stories

Apple Making a Car Isn't as Ridiculous as You Think, February 2015, WIRED

SXSW 2014 Coverage, March 2014, Popular Mechanics

CES 2014 Coverage, January 2014, Popular Mechanics

Scrambled Code Keeps Software Safe, October 2013 print issue [PDF], IEEE Spectrum 

The $99 iPhone 5c: Apple's Colorful Budget Phone, September 2013, Popular Mechanics

Hardware Trick Could Keep Cloud Data Safe, August 2013, IEEE Spectrum   

Secretly Tag 3-D-Printed Objects With InfraStructs, August 2013, IEEE Spectrum

Interplanetary GPS Comes a Step Closer, July 2013 print issue [PDF], IEEE Spectrum

New Tech Keeps Data Centers Cool in Warm Climates, June 2013, IEEE Spectrum

Roach-Net Radio, June 2013, IEEE Spectrum

"Time Cloak" Could Secure Data Transmission, June 2013, IEEE Spectrum


Blog Posts

CES 2014: Skullcandy Reveals Lady Headphones for Sensitive Lady Ears, January 2014, Popular Mechanics

World's First Lab-Grown Burger Unveiled and Eaten in London, August 2013, IEEE Spectrum 

Eurora Supercomputer Tops Green500 List, July 2013, IEEE Spectrum

Kinect Used in First Robo-Roach Autopilot System, July 2013, IEEE Spectrum

China Unveils Secret Quantum Communications Experiment, June 2013, IEEE Spectrum

Sequoia Supercomputer Tops Graph500 Rankings Again, June 2013, IEEE Spectrum 

China's Tianhe-2 Caps Top 10 Supercomputers, June 2013, IEEE Spectrum 

Inventing a Better Future: A Tour of the MIT Media Lab, December 2012, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

PointGrab Lets You Control Windows 8 With the Wave of a Hand, May 2012, Laptop Magazine

Q&A with Paul Davison, Founder and CEO of Highlight, March 2012, Laptop Magazine

Video Paws-On: Friskies Demos the First iPad Game You Can Play with Your Cat, March 2012, Laptop Magazine

Life Without a Pulse Is Possible, June 2011, Gizmodo 

IBM Researchers Build Wonder Material Integrated Circuit Smaller than a Grain of Salt, June 2011, Gizmodo 

Amateur Astrophotographer Creates Largest True-Color Night Sky Panorama, May 2011, Gizmodo



Amazon Fire Phone, July 2014, Popular Mechanics

Pebble Steel Smartwatch, February 2014, Popular Mechanics

iPad Air: Hands-on Review, October 2013, Popular Mechanics 

The Best Car GPS, October 2013, The Wirecutter

iPhone 5s: Hands-on Review, September 2013, Popular Mechanics 

Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Review, July 2012, Laptop Magazine

Sony Xperia ion (AT&T) Review, June 2012, Laptop Magazine

Snapchat Hands-on: Send Photos Set to Self-Destruct, May 2012, Laptop Magazine

Sparrow for iOS Review, April 2012, Laptop Magazine

Angry Birds Space, March 2012, Laptop Magazine

Apple iPhone 4S (Verizon Wireless) Review, January 2012, Laptop Magazine

HP Pavilion g4 Review, October 2011, Laptop Magazine

Toshiba Satellite L755D-S5204 Review, August 2011, Laptop Magazine



The 8 Cheapest Computers in the World, May 2012, Laptop Magazine

10 Outdated Gadgets Still Available Today, April 2012, Laptop Magazine

Look Who’s Stalking: 10 Creepiest Apps For Phones, Facebook, More, April 2012, Laptop Magazine

5 Reasons We're Excited About SXSW 2012, March 2012, Laptop Magazine


I Was on the Radio!

Assessing the Ellen Pao Verdict, March 2015, NPR's All Things Considered

A Gender Discrimination Trial Rocks Silicon Valley, March 2015, NPR's All Things Considered

Inventing Stuff, April 2014, ABC Radio

New Innovations, April 2014, ABC Radio