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How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking | Gadget Lab
Meet Mat Honan. He just had his digital life dissolved by hackers. Photo: Ariel Zambelich/Wired. Illustration: Ross Patton/Wired In the space of one hour, my entire digital life was destroyed. First…
Author: Mat Honan
Published: Aug. 6, 2012
Length: 14 minutes (3578 words)
SIRI RISING: The Inside Story Of Siri's Origins -- And Why She Could Overshadow The iPhone
The world got its first inkling of the quick wit that would make Apple’s Siri an icon during a packed press conference held before an auditorium of tech elite. "Who are you?" an Apple executive asked…
Published: Jan. 22, 2013
Length: 22 minutes (5555 words)
How Disney Bought Lucasfilm—and Its Plans for 'Star Wars'
One weekend last October, Robert Iger, chief executive officer of Walt Disney (DIS), sat through all six Star Wars films. He’d seen them before, of course. This time, he took notes. Disney was in…
Published: March 7, 2013
Length: 13 minutes (3449 words)
The Professor, the Bikini Model and the Suitcase Full of Trouble
In November 2011, Paul Frampton, a theoretical particle physicist, met Denise Milani, a Czech bikini model, on the online dating site Mate1.com. She was gorgeous — dark-haired and dark-eyed,…
Author: Maxine Swann
Published: March 8, 2013
Length: 23 minutes (5767 words)
Interview: Caitlin Moran on the Working Class, Masturbation, and Writing a Novel
Jessica Gross | Longreads | Sept. 25, 2014 | 13 minutes (3,300 words) Caitlin Moran has worked as a journalist, critic, and essayist in the U.K. for over two decades, since she was 16. In her 2011…
Author: Longreads
Published: Sept. 25, 2014
Length: 12 minutes (3109 words)
Why is the AIDS Epidemic So Severe in the United States?
Michael Hobbes is a human rights consultant living in Berlin. * * * Last May I wrote an article for The New Republic about how the AIDS epidemic has been way more severe in the United States than the…
Author: Longreads
Published: March 19, 2015
Length: 1 minutes (376 words)
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