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WE MADE YOU A GAME

For our annual year-in-review post, we decided it was best… to make a game where you make our year-in-review post. Have fun!

MATCHING DONATIONS

A chance meeting on a minibus in Costa Rica inspired a young American to start crowdfunding online for healthcare for people all over the world. So what happens when Silicon Valley meets some of the world’s poorest countries? Andrew Hankinson went to Haiti to find out.

WE STILL EXIST

This year, our annual retrospective is about you. It’s about the things you read and watched and shared. This is a celebration of you going to this humble website and clicking on the links.

NEVER FORGET
Eighteen years after the start of the “Post 9/11 World,” we still struggle to make sense of such an event, and continue to feel the shockwaves and consequences it gave rise to. Here, we’ve selected works that we believe best illuminate and unravel the vast implications of that day.
WHAT HAPPENED IN EAST NEW YORK?

Civic leaders want to fix East New York. Do they know what they’re up against?

WHEN GAMERGATE TARGETS YOU

On October 25th, while dancing at a wedding, my phone lit up with texts and calls from friends, letting me know I’d been doxxed by Gamergate. Since that initial posting, I’ve received death threats in the mail and over the phone, had my credit card and several online accounts compromised and, of course, the phone calls.

GONE GIRLS

Amy Dunne of “Gone Girl,” Lisbeth Salander of “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” Cersei Lannister of “Game of Thrones.” If there’s one thing these cold, calculating ladies can teach us, it’s that we’re captivated by the female sociopath.

WHY AUDIO NEVER GOES VIRAL

With a community of creators uncomfortable with the value of virality, an audience content to watch grainy dashcam videos, and platforms that discourage sharing, is a hit-machine for audio possible? And is it something anyone even wants?

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