MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Noah Kulwin

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    Shoshana Zuboff Talks Surveillance Capitalism’s Threat to DemocracyThe Harvard Business School professor discusses what she believes is a new mode of capitalism being ushered in by Silicon Valley.
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    Ex-Facebook Manager Mark Luckie on Silicon Valley’s ‘Black People Problem’The former Facebook and Twitter employee discusses his blockbuster memo and what Silicon Valley should do to solve its problems with inclusion.
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    New York City’s Development Czar Alicia Glen Talks Amazon HQ and HousingNew York City deputy mayor Alicia Glen discusses the Amazon HQ deal and why New York is an affordable-housing leader of the “goddamn world.”
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    Tech’s Biggest Enforcer Talks Facebook, Google, and What She’s LearnedMargrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, talks about fighting back against tech’s largest and most powerful companies.
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    Why Silicon Valley Finds It Hard to Say No to Saudi Arabian DollarsThere’s too much at stake for the tech industry to forswear the Kingdom’s money piles altogether.
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    Eric Holder on Rod Rosenstein, Working with Uber, and Prosecuting BankersA conversation with the former attorney general about the Russia investigation, his work with Airbnb and Uber, and his plans for 2020
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    Steve Bannon on How 2008 Planted the Seed for the Trump Presidency“That lit a match, and the explosion was Trump.”
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    Naked Capitalism’s Yves Smith on Why We Didn’t See the 2008 Crash Coming“People forget how petrified everybody was at the time.”
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    The Man Who Invented the Pop-up Ad on the Original Sin of AdvertisingA conversation with the inventor of the pop-up ad on the web’s lost decade.
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    Why Wikipedia Puts Its Users FirstThe Wikimedia Foundation’s executive director, Katherine Maher, weighs in on incentive-based media models.
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    ‘I Fundamentally Believe That My Time at Reddit Made the World a Worse Place’A conversation with former Reddit product head Dan McComas on the problems with Reddit, Twitter, and the rest of the web.
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    ‘F*ck Them. We Need a Law’: A Legendary Programmer Takes on Silicon ValleyA conversation with legendary programmer Richard Stallman on the real meaning of “privacy rights” and why he only ever uses cash.
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    Jaron Lanier Q&A: ‘We Won, and We Turned Into Assholes’Tech pioneer Jaron Lanier discusses the sinking feeling you get when you’re quoted by Mark Zuckerberg, and everything else bad about the internet.
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    Q&A With Ellen Pao on Reddit, Facebook, and the Future of the InternetEllen Pao, former Reddit CEO, discusses Reddit’s focus on growth, Facebook’s homogeneity, and whether anything can be changed.
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    An Apology for the Internet — From the Architects Who Built ItEven those who designed our digital world are aghast at what they created. A breakdown of what went wrong.
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    A Propaganda Engine ‘Unlike Any in History’: Q&A With Early Facebook InvestorA conversation with early Facebook investor Roger McNamee on propaganda, early warning signs, and why outrage is so addictive.
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    ‘The Media Has an Ax to Grind’: a Former Employee Defends FacebookA conversation with former Facebook designer Soleio Cuervo on what the media gets wrong about Facebook and why regulation is unnecessary.
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    A Former Zuckerberg Speechwriter on What He Doesn’t UnderstandA conversation with former Zuckerberg speechwriter Kate Losse on how the Facebook founder thinks and what is hardest for him to wrap his mind around.
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    ‘These People Have Abdicated Any Sort of Responsibility": Q&A With Ex-FacebookerA conversation with former Facebook product manager Antonio Garcia Martinez on Mark Zuckerberg’s “disingenuous and strange” reaction to the election.
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    ‘It’s Fundamentally Addictive’: a Q&A With an Ex-Facebook EmployeeFormer Facebook manager Sandy Parakilas on privacy, addiction, and why Facebook needs to “dramatically” change its business model.