features

Breakout
Popular Science (lead story in cover package; reprinted in The Guardian)
The quest to prevent superintelligent AI from destroying us.

China’s Tech Giants Go Global
Technology Review (lead story in cover package)
Behind the rapid rise of companies like Alibaba and Tencent.

Age of Social Credit
WIRED (cover story)
American invented the three-digit credit score. Now companies in China are taking the idea to the extreme.

Can Predictive Policing Prevent Crime Before It Happens?
Science 
Do the algorithms used to predict crime actually work? Inside one department's experiment with forecasting.

A Tale of Two Worlds
Scientific American
An imagining of what global population will look like in the year 2050.

Not Guilty As Charged
Science
Several recent trade secret theft cases against Chinese-American scientists have unraveled. 

Some True Information is Impossible to Censor
Matter
On the ground with the Umbrella Revolution at the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests.


other articles

Gene-Edited Babies and Informed Consent
Slate
A researcher’s claim to have genetically edited babies confirms some people’s worst fears.

The Cyber Threat Reconsidered
The Wall Street Journal
A review of John Carlin’s Dawn of the Code War.

America’s Heartland Will Suffer in the Trade War
The Atlantic
How farmers in Iowa stand to be hit by the U.S.-China trade war.

Hours of Silence and Hard Work
The Wall Street Journal
A review of Christine Toomey's In Search of Buddha's Daughters.

The Decline in Cyberattacks: The Story Behind the Numbers
Technology Review
Why has commercial cyber espionage from China declined?

From Too Many People to Too Few
The Wall Street Journal
A review of Mei Fong's One Child.

China Rethinks the Death Penalty
The New York Times (op-ed page)
China is returning to its roots in curbing capital punishment.

Behind the Bamboo Curtain
The Wall Street Journal
A review of Peter Hessler's Strange Stones: Dispatches from East and West.

Enter the Dragons
The Atlantic
Giving birth in the year of the dragon.