“A group of ex-tech workers, gig employees, and locals priced out of the housing market are fighting for affordable housing in Silicon Valley.”
“Applicants come from all over the world and make all kinds of claims, but the one thing they have in common is that every single person appears to genuinely believe they do, in fact, possess abilities that science cannot explain.”
“In 2020, Venmoing total strangers in need became a radical act of support — and trust.”
“A device connected to my heart could save my life. It could also be hacked.”
“They’re on the front lines of a relentless and overwhelming news cycle that is pushing them to the edge.”
“How a group of friends ended up donating over $100,000 to a sick friend — who was perfectly fine.”
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.”