Nicholas Quah is a freelance tech journalist based in Brooklyn. He principally writes about things that seem hella illegal and/or dumb, but are apparently celebrated.
Wednesday, October 8 2014
If this were a murder mystery, it would be a fine enough catalyst to a long, protracted investigation, complete with red herrings and an arc that would befit Raymond Chandler.
Monday, September 8 2014
P.T. has the digital world bleeding out into the real, hands flailing in search of something to hold onto so it can pull itself out of the game and into your living room.
Wednesday, July 16 2014
With Google looking to buy Twitch, we take a look back into an early form of videogame spectating and what it means in the context of that acquisition.
Thursday, June 12 2014
A recent Planet Money episode about worker analytics provokes two things: a memory of a troubling past, and troubling vision of the future of work.
Wednesday, April 16 2014
What do you get when you try to marry perky start-up optimism with the ominous prospect of the surveillance age?
Sunday, August 17 2014
A book on the origins of Sega, a gaming industry giant of great historical importance, could have been great.
Thursday, July 31 2014
So it turns out that Facebook has been emotionally manipulating users as part of a scientific experiment. And it's partly our fault.