OneZero investigates remote learning platform Acellus and its cult leader, Roger Billings, who has been accused of violence and abuse.
“There’s no Dropbox plan that will let us upload body and soul to the cloud. We are still here on the ground, with the same people and on the same planet we are being encouraged to leave behind.” Author and media theorist Douglas Rushkoff asks: how much are we allowed to use technology and our wealth to isolate ourselves from the pandemic and the troubles of our world?
“Alphabet bet big in Toronto. Toronto didn’t play along.”
“Patricia Crowther’s ex-husband coded her cave maps into one of the first hit adventure games in the 1970s, and she had no idea.”
“The DayLife Army always seemed like a troll. Then it became a nightmare. Inside the social media cult that convinces young people to give up everything.”
“EEE kills almost half of its victims, and cases are on the rise.”