Journalist for Fortune, Time, Centurion, Entrepreneur, Mental Floss, The Economist, The Guardian, and others. Writer for a handful of custom publications. Sometimes editor. Occasional ghostwriter.
The 1977 Disability Rights Protest That Broke Records and Changed Laws
The 504 Sit-In was the longest non-violent occupation of a federal building in United States history.
A new approach to clean water • Fortune
This billionaire wants to solve California's water problem.
Programmer and author Ellen Ullman on why hackers need the humanities • Slack Stories
The importance of open and diverse input on how machines run our lives.
The Great Internet Land Grab • NewYorker.com
It’s not easy to get a short, crisp Web address.
Talking With Masha Gessen, the Ultimate Authority on Authoritarianism • DAME
The renowned Putin biographer is our most sought-after expert in the Trump era. Her latest, 'The Future Is History,' reveals how easily democracy can devolve into autocracy.
Ozplay • The Economist
This year marks the 75th anniversary of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s (MGM) Technicolor adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s beloved children’s book, "The Wizard of Oz". And there’s another “oziversary” in 2014: Winkie Con turns 50.
Good Vibrations • Spirituality & Health
A trip to the Integratron: a journey inside one man’s unusual dream—to reverse aging, commune with other worlds, and travel through time. (Text + photos)
Pinball is back: welcome to Pinburgh, the largest-ever tournament in the world • The Guardian
Record-breaking 700 pinball and classic arcade machines attract hundreds of players – legends and amateurs alike – in definitive proof of hobby-sport’s revival.
Meet the 13-Year-Old Who Invented a Low-Cost Braille Printer • Smithsonian.com
One California teen has a vision to make Braille materials more widely available—and more affordable.
How One Company Is Mining Big Data to Fight Diabetes • Entrepreneur
Even with an array of devices and drugs available to manage the condition, diabetes is the seventh-leading cause of death in the United States.
San Francisco's new museum: Celebrating the Tenderloin • The Economist
San Francisco was one of several cities dubbed the “Paris of the West” in the early 20th century. From that high point the Tenderloin's reputation foundered, but its vibrancy did not.
Terminal Curiosity • The Magazine
The country’s highest-visibility museums cater to an itinerant audience.
SETI Warriors • The Search for Life in the Universe (TIME special edition)
A visit to the SETI Institute, home of the ET seekers.
'Unboiling' an egg could lead to innovations in agriculture and healthcare • The Guardian
The researchers’ stated goal is straightforward and ambitious: to affect the lives of 1 billion over the next decade.
Could This Cooler Help Combat Global Hunger? • Smithsonian
The Evaptainer keeps perishable food fresh for up to two weeks–no electricity required.