21st China Beijing International High-tech Expo, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Technoleviathan

China, Silicon Valley, and the rise of the global surveillance state.

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It's not the friendliest interface yet, but the chance to connect on your own terms is real.

Ethiopian Food as Divine Blessing

Some people self-care with a massage or a spa day. Me? I find the nearest Ethiopian restaurant, even if it means traveling hours by car, bus, train, airplane, or all of the above.