Writing about humans in the tech age for WIRED, The Atlantic, New York Magazine. Investigative reporter of the "Broken Harts" podcast. Staff alum of Matter, SF Weekly. Bilingual in Spanish.
And that’s how Rafaela Vasquez—and only Rafaela Vasquez—was indicted for allegedly causing the first pedestrian death by a self-driving car.
When a longtime resident started stealing her neighbors’ Amazon packages, she entered a vortex of smart cameras, Nextdoor rants, and cellphone surveillance.
The hair-raising seven-year ride of a ridesharing folk hero Jeffrey Fang through the gig economy.
A false report on Twitter exploded into a call to arms. Then a bus, carrying a family and two dogs, rolled into a remote Northwestern town. A dive into our summer of disinformation and American discontent.
Karen Navarra was a quiet woman in her 60s who lived alone with cats. She was found beaten to death. The neighbors didn't see anything, but her Fitbit did.
For years, a mother shielded her family's problems from scrutiny via social media until she intentionally drove them off a California cliff.
The story on an Indian techie killed in a Kansas bar by a white man who screamed "Get out of my country!"