Searching for a Future Beyond Facebook

If we want to liberate ourselves from the tech monopolies, we have to figure out what to do with our data.

Source: Longreads
Published: May 1, 2018
Length: 8 minutes (2,206 words)

The Billionaire Philanthropist

Source: Longreads
Published: Mar 13, 2018
Length: 9 minutes (2,268 words)

Big Bother Is Watching

“Slack tracks and catalogs everything that passes through it, and that is supposed to be a perk. But if the little guy can find anything in the archive, so can his risk-mitigating boss.”

Source: The Baffler
Published: Mar 18, 2017
Length: 14 minutes (3,744 words)

The Rest is Advertising: Confessions of a Sponsored Content Writer

“As journalists imitate advertisers and advertisers imitate (and hire) journalists, they are converging on a shared style and sensibility.” Dispatches from the front lines of sponsored content.

Source: The Baffler
Published: Mar 1, 2016
Length: 19 minutes (4,872 words)

VCs Take the Media

How media startups went searching for venture capital funding normally reserved for tech companies.

Source: The Baffler
Published: May 19, 2015
Length: 18 minutes (4,677 words)