Claudio Müller

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Batteries

How Much Is Your Sleep Worth?

This morning, like most mornings, I looked at my phone. The screen read, "26." "Shit," I thought. Only a 26? Then I realized my mistake: I’d …

Ryan Lochte
eCommerce

Still Life

Compared with the glistening two-story mansions that surrounded it, the house looked like something from another time. It was only 2,180 square feet. …

New Jersey

Exclusive: How Elizabeth Holmes’s House of Cards Came Tumbling Down

In a searing investigation into the once lauded biotech start-up Theranos, Nick Bilton discovers that its precocious founder defied medical experts—even her own chief scientist—about the veracity of its now discredited blood-testing technology. She built a corporation based on secrecy in the hope …

Genetic Engineering

Inside The Global “Club” That Helps Executives Escape Their Crimes

A parallel legal universe, open only to corporations and largely invisible to everyone else, helps executives convicted of crimes escape punishment. Part one of a BuzzFeed News investigation — read the whole series here.<p><b>Imagine a private, global super</b> <b>court that</b> empowers corporations to bend …

Edward Snowden’s Long, Strange Journey to Hollywood

The summer light was fading to gold near Red Square as Oliver Stone maneuvered through the lobby bar of a five-star Moscow hotel last year. He walked past the marble staircase and the grand piano to a table in the back. A group of businessmen in suits lingered nearby. Stone grimaced.<p>“I think we …

Surveillance

Inside The Federal Bureau Of Way Too Many Guns | GQ

There's no telling how many guns we have in America—and when one gets used in a crime, no way for the cops to connect it to its owner. The only place the police can turn for help is a Kafkaesque agency in West Virginia, where, thanks to the gun lobby, computers are illegal and detective work is …

Guns
Comic Books

An Exclusive Look at How AI and Machine Learning Work at Apple | Backchannel

<b>On July 30, 2014,</b> Siri had a brain transplant.<p>Three years earlier, Apple had been the first major tech company to integrate a smart assistant into …

The Man Who Created Bigfoot

For weeks in the fall of 1967 the cowboys rode from sunrise to sunset in search of the creature no one had ever captured on film. Two rodeo men from Washington’s apple country, they’d traveled to Northern California’s thick forest. They’d read headlines of unidentifiable footprints. The smaller …

Silicon Is Just Sand

1<p>THE ACCUSED<p>August 29, 2015, is a hot night on Venice Beach. Normally the superheated inland desert sucks the damp air off the ocean, blanketing the …

Night Moves

Every civilization we know of has devised a system—scientific, religious, numinous, what have you—to make sense of the night sky. The mystery of …

How Google is Remaking Itself as a “Machine Learning First” Company | Backchannel

<b>Carson Holgate</b> is training to become a ninja.<p>Not in the martial arts — she’s already done that. Holgate, 26, holds a second degree black belt in Tae …

Machine Learning

The Satoshi Affair

Andrew O'Hagan watches Craig Wright show Gavin Andresen, one of the most respected bitcoin core developers, that he holds the Satoshi key.

Bitcoin

Magic man

He is old now, and his left hand flutters like a butterfly’s wings, and his head shakes too. It is 1996, Atlanta, the Olympic opening ceremonies, and …

Boxing

How the Internet works: Submarine fiber, brains in jars, and coaxial cables | Ars Technica

A deep dive into Internet infrastructure, plus a rare visit to a subsea cable landing site.<p>Ah, there you are. That didn't take too long, surely? Just …

Net Neutrality

Pep Guardiola: Schweigen als Taktik - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Has the age of quantum computing arrived?

Ever since Charles Babbage’s conceptual, unrealised Analytical Engine in the 1830s, computer science has been trying very hard to race ahead of its time. Particularly over the last 75 years, there have been many astounding developments – the first electronic programmable computer, the first …

Quantum Computing

The inside story of Facebook’s biggest setback

The social network had a grand plan to connect millions of Indians to the internet. Here’s how it all went wrong<p>Until Mark Zuckerberg arrived in a bright orange helicopter in October 2014, Chandauli had never seen a celebrity visitor. One of 44,795 villages in the state of Rajasthan, Chandauli is …

Internet

The Ukrainian Hacker Who Became the FBI’s Best Weapon—And Worst Nightmare | WIRED

By Kevin Poulsen<p>Typography by Michiel Schuurman<p>O<p>One Thursday in January 2001, Maksym Igor Popov, a 20-year-old Ukrainian man, walked nervously …

Los Angeles

The Information Age is over; welcome to the Experience Age

Twenty-five years after the introduction of the World Wide Web, the Information Age is coming to an end. Thanks to mobile screens and Internet everywhere, we’re now entering what I call the “Experience Age.”<p>When was the last time you updated your Facebook status? Maybe you no longer do? It’s been …

App Store

The Aspiring Novelist Who Became Obama’s Foreign-Policy Guru

Picture him as a young man, standing on the waterfront in North Williamsburg, at a polling site, on Sept. 11, 2001, which was Election Day in New York City. He saw the planes hit the towers, an unforgettable moment of sheer disbelief followed by panic and shock and lasting horror, a scene that …

Obama Administration

Und was, wenn es nach dem Ende weiterginge, nicht im Himmel, sondern auf Erden?

Eine Reportage über Menschen, die sich nach ihrem Tod einfrieren lassen<p>Heute wird Aaron Winborn sterben – vorerst, wenn es nach ihm geht. Es ist ein …

The Untold Story of the Teen Hackers Who Transformed the Early Internet

On October 12th, 1983, Bill Landreth called his friend Chris in Detroit to chat. Chris frantically explained that the FBI had raided his house. …

Santa Monica

Grand finale

Well, that was one remarkable night of basketball.<p>I’ll admit up front that when the evening began, the two big events were ranked like so in my …

Basketball
Singularity

Searching For Google CEO Sundar Pichai, The Most Powerful Tech Giant You've Never Heard Of

You may not know him by name just yet, but he's one of the most powerful people alive. Google's new CEO Sundar Pichai wants to bring the internet to the rest of the world, all while winning back your trust.<p><b>The Consumer Electronics Show,</b> universally known as CES, is a riot of technology. Held …

Bernie Sanders