Writing about humans in the tech age for WIRED, Fast Company, the Atlantic. Investigative reporter of the "Broken Harts" podcast. Staff alum of Matter at Medium, SF Weekly. Bilingual in Spanish.
"Broken Harts" podcast
An 8-part podcast on the family who appeared like the perfect interracial family on Facebook, but had a long trail of abuse that ended off a California cliff.
Two White Moms. Six Black Kids. One Unthinkable Tragedy. A Look Inside the ‘Perfect’ Hart Family
The true crime story of a prolific Facebook "master post-er" - who for years shielded her family's problems from scrutiny via her posts until, investigators believe, she intentionally drove them off a California cliff.
What an Immigrant Murder in Kansas Says About America
The story on an Indian techie killed in a Kansas bar by a white man who screamed "Get out of my country!"
The Digital Puppy That Keeps Seniors Out of Nursing Homes
An overseas workers conversing with US seniors - via a puppy avatar.
As You Like It
A report on partisans entering local news in a time of newsroom layoffs and readers looking for views they agree with from their Facebook foxholes.
The Shut-In Economy
The cultural shift of an on-demand world: getting used to getting served.
What it's Like to Work at the Museum of Ice Cream
My report on the near minimum wage workers in an Instagram factory.
The Mission to Build the Ultimate Burger Bot
A Silicon Valley idealist sets out to automate the fast food business he grew up in.
Life Inside the RVs of Silicon Valley
In a Silicon Valley Hooverville next to the Stanford campus - people live in a line of Jaycos and Winnebagos.
The College Kids Doing What Twitter Won't
The housemates who are taking on Twitter's bots - publically identifying them on the platform.
The screen time debate is pitting parents against each other
Hell is other parents' screen-time policies.
How Thumbtack Creates Work By Giving The Yellow Pages An AI Twist
A profile on the on-demand company for Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies issue.
The Tech Resistance Awakens
What it means when tech workers get off the Google bus and into the resistance.
The Trump resistance flocks to privacy apps popular in repressive regimes.
America's Disastrous Voting Tech
Hacking attempts are scary. Dinosaur voting tech is scarier.