The real origins of Bitcoin

Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency, has long been a mystery. The inventors have gone by a pseudonym, Satoshi Nakamoto. GMG’s technology flagship site, Gizmodo, yesterday identified one of the creators as an Australian technologist. But there’s a weirder angle to the story: his business partner died in poverty in Florida even…


In today’s crowded and confusing digital media world, you should focus on your strengths and have a clear message for your audience. That’s especially true for a self-funded digital media company like Gawker Media Group, alone among our peers in having achieved substantial audience scale without outside capital.

North and South

The Northern white, having had little actual contact with the Negro, is devoted to an abstract principle of cordial interracial relations. The North has long considered, in a theoretical way, that it supported brotherhood and the equality of man, but the truth is that deep prejudices and discriminations exist in


Victoria's Secret

Here's a story behind a story. The British papers and their extensions in the United States, which include the Drudge Report, are in a predictable excitement over a minor royal's relationship with a woman who claims she was an under-age sex slave. Bill Clinton is also involved, which provides a tangential but…