On Art and Journalism
“I hope to open our doors to talented storytellers who feel limited by journalistic convention and want to push deeper into the heart of creating compelling work, period.”
Let us all now lament automation
I’m working on a piece about “robot journalism” this week. As I was driving along California highways, listening to the country station, yesterday, I heard Miranda Lambert’s nostalgia gem, “Automatic” on the radio. So, a quick triptych on the subject: 1. Miranda Lambert, “Automatic” My favorite part is its bizarre use of the Polaroid as a…
If we’re building a social space online, what are we solving for — and how can identity or anonymity be used in support of that?
On Boundaries, Part I
The Internet has bad boundaries.
On Algorithmic Responsibility
On a theme: Ain’t nothin’ ‘autonomous’ about algorithms.
Trendwatch: A triptych of stories in favor of offending.
First Read: Trans Bodies, Trans Selves
The AP just published its review of Trans Bodies, Trans Selves, which is being released this month.
Small Factories, Big Problems — Climate Confidential
My first story for Climate Confidential looks at why it’s so hard to enforce environmental regulations at small factories and what can be done about.
A Q&A with Me
“Other publications are like an arranged marriage between the writer and the reader; I think this is more of a love match.”