Despite Bitcoin’s Dive, a Former Soviet Republic Is Still Betting Big on It
Tax breaks, land deals and cheap energy have spurred cryptocurrency mining in Georgia, which wants to be a digital data leader.
Read More… Thomas L. Phillips, C.E.O. Who Diversified Raytheon, Has Died
Carrying his born-again faith into the executive suite, he transformed a weapons manufacturer into a maker of refrigerators, aircraft and more as well.
Read More… A Starring Role for Hollywood’s Sexual Zelig
“Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood” details the story of Scotty Bowers, who says he ran a gay and bisexual prostitution ring for the stars for decades.
Read More… In Ukraine, Corruption Is Now Undermining the Military
A surge in spending on the armed forces has opened new avenues for the graft and cronyism that many see as Ukraine’s most dangerous enemy.
Read More… A New York Times Company Town Deep in the Ontario Wilderness
In the 1920s, The Times as well as Kimberly-Clark built an enormous paper mill in Kapuskasing, together with the town to offer it. The mill and community endure.
Read More … A New History of Native Americans Responds to’Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee’David Treuer’s “The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee” shows the history of American Indians as greater than victimhood.
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We All Knew Tech Would Make Work Better – Has It?
How the new global workplace is still being shaped by tech.
Read More… America’s Military-Industrial Base Is at Risk
And here’s what the White House is going to do about it.
Read More… Double Takes Amid the Devastation: Reporting on a Hurricane’s Surreal Aftermath
As our journalists navigate roads damaged by Hurricane Michael, Sheri Fink recalls indelible images from her coverage of Hurricane Florence: traveling by boat on a highway, watching floodwaters swallow roofs, ferrying survivors whose lives were fo…
Read More… The Power Plants That May Save a Park, and Aid a Country
Near Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, hydroelectric power plants provide electricity that could guard against deforestation and revitalize the war-torn country.
Read More… Switching Careers Doesn’t Have to Be Hard: Charting Jobs That Are Similar to Yours
Many of the skills needed in fading jobs are more applicable to growing jobs than it might first appear.
Read More… An Ancient River in Syria Sections Off a Modern War
A trip along the Euphrates reveals damaged and depopulated towns, and an uneasy front held by a tenuous American presence.
Read More… Can A.I. Be Taught to Explain Itself?
As machine learning becomes more powerful, the field’s researchers increasingly find themselves unable to account for what their algorithms know — or how they know it.
Read More… Everyone Is Canceled
It only takes one thing — and sometimes, nothing — for fans to dump a celebrity.