Below is a chronologically ordered list of my published pieces.
Al Jazeera America: Trump's campaign is a farcical made-for-TV event
16 September 2015
There are many lenses through which one can analyze Trump's success in the polls. But the least analyzed aspect of his foray into politics is one that has taken shape over a much longer time frame: the vanishing distinction between politics and entertainment.
Full Stop: @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex – Shane Harris
20 November 2014
In the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations, it is the government’s enormous intrusion into all of our data that has proved most frightening, not its diminishing monopoly power vis-à-vis business in the arena of cyber-aggression.
The Brooklyn Quarterly: Antagonizing Principles
26 August 2014
Hillary Clinton represents a shift back to Bush-era foreign policy.
The New York Times: A Tale of Two Subway Platforms
01 January 2014
A brief anecdote on the trials of commuting in New York.
The Huffington Post: Days of Fire Generates More Heat Than Light
26 November 2013
A review of Peter Baker's book, 'Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House.'
Full Stop: Big Data, Slow Speeds
30 July 2013
A dual review of Susan Crawford's book, 'Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age,' and Jaron Lanier's book, 'Who Owns the Future?'
The Huffington Post: Michael Bloomberg Wants to Buy Your Vote
15 March 2013
There is a virtually infinite supply of well-heeled citizens willing to throw money around in support of their political passions. But there is no guarantee that their pet causes will remotely resemble those of Michael Bloomberg.
Full Stop: When Public Data Is Too Public
27 February 2013
A reflection on the difference between data presence and accessibility.
Full Stop: Fear of Flying
22 January 2013
A personal tale of aviation-induced terror.
Full Stop: Presidential Reading
27 December 2012
What do American presidents read? Answer: a lot.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Television's junk: The Newsroom from nowhere
26 July 2012
Aaron Sorkin may have set out to create a profound media critique when he launched his HBO series "The Newsroom," but the show inadvertently became Exhibit A of all that is wrong with the media today.