With the rise in voice-driven virtual assistants over the years, the sight of people talking to various electrical devices in public and in private has become rather commonplace. While such voice-driven interfaces are decidedly useful for a range of situations, they also come with complications. One of these are theContinue Reading


The inside of an IBM System One quantum computer. | Bryan Walsh/Vox Qubits, decoherence, and superposition: a guide to the weird and revolutionary world of quantum computers. A few weeks ago, I woke up unusually early in the morning in Brooklyn, got in my car, and headed up the HudsonContinue Reading


The rise of cryptocurrency has created a new type of job: crypto detective. | wenjin chen/Getty Images The government is looking for tech-savvy detectives who can crack down on crypto. As an agent on the IRS’s cyber investigations team, Chris Janczewski led some of the government’s biggest crypto busts, includingContinue Reading