Writing about humans in the tech age. Stories at WIRED, Backchannel, San Francisco Mag, Cal Sunday, New York Mag. Staff alum of Matter.com at Medium, San Francisco Weekly. Bilingual in Spanish.
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 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.
The Shut-In Economy
The cultural shift of an on-demand world: getting used to getting served.
America's Disastrous Voting Tech
Hacking attempts are scary. Dinosaur voting tech is scarier.
Women Biohackers in Silicon Valley
The newest double standard: Men are biohacking; women are just neurotic.
A public policy warrior seeks to wipe out fines that punish the poor.
When Toys Talk (and Listen)
When AI-fueled toys chat with kids.
How Techies Led the US Syrian Refugee Surge
The U.S. Digital Service had to bring 85,000 refugees to America. Obama's orders.
The original producer of "Fences" is a heiress-turned-Broadway producer named Carole Shorenstein Hays.
The Big Sink
Inside story of the Millennium Tower, SF's sinking symbol of wealth. (Literally.)
Trouble in the House of Rothenberg
Rothenberg Ventures was young, splashy, and now, under SEC investigation.
The Weird Redemption of SF’s Most Reviled Tech Bro
He blasted the homeless, then tried to make amends. Greg Gopman learned no business plan can find your way back home.
The Revelations of Lady Murderface
The surprising back story of Yelp's minimum wage whistleblower.
How India Pierced Facebook’s Free Internet Program
India didn't want "free" Facebook, if it meant squandering net neutrality. Report from India.