How Duterte Used Facebook To Fuel the Philippine Drug War, September 2018

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Selected work: BuzzFeed News

Facebook Says This Post About A Firing Squad For A Philippine Senator Doesn't Violate Its Rules, September 2018

We Tested The FBI’s Most Wanted List On Amazon’s Celebrity Recognition Tool. Then Things Got Weird, August 2018

Amazon Rekognition Falsely Matched 28 Members Of Congress With Arrest Mugshots, July 2018

Spotify Still Won't Let Users Block Their Harassers On Its Platform, July 2018

Perry Chen Says He Wants To Revitalize Kickstarter. Employees Say He’s Doing the Opposite, April 2018

Why Facebook Will Never Fully Solve Its Problems With AI, April 2018

The Logan Paul Suicide Video Shows YouTube Is Facing A Crucial Turning Point, January 2018

YouTube Has A Massive Child Exploitation Problem. How Humans Train Its Search AI Is Partly Why, December 2017

A Year After Pledging Openness, Apple Still Falls Behind On AI, November 2017

Can Tech Workers Complain About Sexual Harassment? Depends What They Signed, November 2017

Ev Williams Wants To Save Media — Again. But Some Writers And Publishers Are Skeptical, October 2017

Ellen Pao’s Story Is Messier Than Her Book Makes It Sound, September 2017


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

The Behemoth, September 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

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


News Stories

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

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

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

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 


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