Charlie Mackesy’s illustrated book explores love, fear, acceptance and belonging. It’s a perfect anecdote for our anxious age.
George speaks, the people swoon and protesters protest on. Day five of my 2004 Republican National Convention coverage for MTV News.
A Democratic stands before the 2004 Republican National Convention and demands his party repent. Day four of my 2004 Republican National Convention coverage for MTV News.
Arnold Schwarzenegger explains the difference between Republican manly men and the girlie men the NYPD are rounding up in the streets. Day three of my 2004 Republican National Convention coverage for MTV News.
The sun’s going down but the protest marches on. Day two of my 2004 Republican National Convention coverage for MTV News.
In 2004, George Bush and the RNC held their convention in New York City. They weren’t exactly welcomed. Day One of my 2004 Republican National Convention coverage for MTV News.
The future of propaganda is now. We’re watching it with China’s media response and social media control of information related to the Hong Kong protests.
A mom hacks Google Glass to help her autistic son understand facial expressions. Along the way, she wonders how neurotechnologies will influence how we augment ourselves, what traits we’ll consider inherently human, and what might be lost as we rid ourselves of them.
Nature shows are awesome. But what are they? Because they’re not quite documentaries.
A new Van Gogh exhibit has us wondering what the future of the museum might be.
America’s trash problem is growing and getting worse. China used to be our dumping ground. Now our waste has no place to go.
Self-driving cars are only as smart as the artificial intelligence controlling them. A new study indicates that the darker your skin, the more likely you are to be hit by one. There’s a simple, and unfortunate, reason why.
Where goes truth when a new Gallup poll indicates American trust in the media is (yet again) at an all-time low?
A new study shows how little we know about current and historical events. This affects strategies for how we understand and process the news.
What should the media call an armed group that takes over federal property and makes political demands? Oregon gives us a chance to consider.
Turkey debates Lord of the Rings to decide whether a doctor will spend two years in jail over a Facebook post.
Biking through New York City in the summer heat. Queens to Brighton Beach and back again.
What do publishers and news consumers do in a world of infinite choice?
We love books but there’ve been too many for about 500 years now.
A new book exploring the intersection of literature and code is a delightful romp through some of the Western world’s most celebrated writers and the imagined JavasScript they would have — could have — slung had they been so inclined.
Republicans hear what they want to hear. Think everyone supports them.
Heartfelt thanks to those who helped when I went head over handlebars while riding my bike in New York.
No matter the content you produce, it will be broken down and remixed by your audience into its smallest – and most durable – units of sharability.
As the Washington Post tries to create a near real-time fact checking system for political speeches, how might it work? And do we want it to?