My work



Selected cuts. You can find the full catalog on my TIME author page.
Inside Facebook's African Sweatshop

2024
Inside OpenAI's Plan to Make AI More 'Democratic' | February 5, 2024  


2023
TIME's 2023 CEO of the Year: Sam Altman | December 6, 2023 (with Naina Bajekal)
Inside the U.K.'s AI Safety Summit | November 2, 2023
The Story of One iPhone Factory Powering Apple’s Pivot to India | October 2, 2023
TIME100 Artificial Intelligence | September 7, 2023 (writer & project team member)
AI By the People, For the People | July 27, 2023
OpenAI CEO Sam Altman Is Pushing Past Doubts on Artificial Intelligence | June 21, 2023 (with Edward Felsenthal)
Exclusive: OpenAI Lobbied the E.U. to Water Down AI Regulation | June 20, 2023
150 African AI Workers Behind ChatGPT, TikTok and Facebook Vote to Unionize at Landmark Nairobi Meeting | May 1, 2023
The A to Z of Artificial Intelligence | April 13, 2023
How to Spot an AI-Generated Image Like the 'Balenciaga Pope' | March 28, 2023
The New AI-Powered Bing Is Threatening Users. That’s No Laughing Matter | February 17, 2023
The AI Arms Race Is Changing Everything | February 16, 2023 (with Andrew R. Chow)
Meta Fails Attempt to Dodge a Worker Exploitation Lawsuit in Kenya | February 6, 2023
Exclusive: OpenAI Used Kenyan Workers on Less Than $2 Per Hour to Make ChatGPT Less Toxic | January 18, 2023
DeepMind’s CEO Helped Take AI Mainstream. Now He’s Urging Caution | January 12, 2023
Under Fire, Facebook's Safety Partner in Africa Quits | January 10, 2023


2022
New Lawsuit Accuses Facebook of Contributing to Deaths From Ethnic Violence in Ethiopia | December 14, 2022
AI Chatbots Are Getting Better. But an 'Interview' With ChatGPT Reveals Their Limits | December 5, 2022
Big Tech Layoffs Are Hurting Low-Paid Workers Far Beyond Silicon Valley | November 15, 2022
Elon Musk Has Inherited Twitter’s India Problem | November 11, 2022
Colombian Government Opens Investigation into TikTok Subcontractor Following TIME Report | November 9, 2022
Exclusive: Twitter Employees Protest Elon Musk's Plan to Fire 75% of Workforce | October 24, 2022
Behind TikTok’s Boom: A Legion of Traumatized, $10-A-Day Content Moderators | October 20, 2022 (with Niamh McIntyre and Rosie Bradbury)
The Twitter Whistleblower Needs You to Trust Him | August 25, 2022 (with Andrew R. Chow and Vera Bergengruen)
Human Rights Groups Call on Facebook to Drop ‘Racist’ Attempt to Silence Whistleblower | July 20, 2022
Facebook Asks Judge to 'Crack the Whip' in Attempt to Silence a Black Whistleblower | July 1, 2022
Generative AI Is Everywhere Right Now. But a Safety ‘Reckoning’ Is Coming | June 23, 2022
Two Facebook Whistleblowers in Conversation | June 16, 2022
Proton's CEO Wanted to Fight Dictatorships. Now He's Fighting Big Tech Too | May 12, 2022
Facebook Faces New Lawsuit Alleging Human Trafficking and Union-Busting in Kenya | May 10, 2022
Tesla’s Ambitions in India Will Test Elon Musk’s Commitment to 'Free Speech' | April 29, 2022 (with Suprakash Majumdar)
Twitter Employees Spent Years Trying to Make the Platform Safer. Elon Musk Could Undermine All That | April 26, 2022
Why YouTube Has Survived Russia’s Social Media Crackdown—So Far | March 23, 2022
How Block Party Is Tackling Social Media Harassment | March 2, 2022
Facebook Content Moderators in Kenya to Receive Pay Rise Following TIME Investigation | March 2, 2022
How OSINT Became the World’s Window Into the Ukraine Invasion | February 24, 2022
Inside Facebook's African Sweatshop | February 14, 2022
Timnit Gebru Isn’t Waiting for Big Tech to Fix Artificial Intelligence | January 18, 2022


2021
Why Whistleblower Frances Haugen Decided to Take on Facebook | November 22, 2021
Facebook Employees Dropped a Simple Misinformation Fix After a Meeting With Mark Zuckerberg | November 10, 2021 (with Vera Bergengruen)
Facebook Let an Islamophobic Conspiracy Theory Flourish in India, Ignoring Employees' Warnings | November 1, 2021
How Facebook Forced a Reckoning by Shutting Down the Team That Put People Ahead of Profits | October 7, 2021
An Artificial Intelligence Helped Write This Play. It May Contain Racism | August 23, 2021
'I Sold My Soul.' WhatsApp Content Moderators Review the Worst Material on the Internet. Now They're Alleging Pay Discrimination | July 15, 2021
Facebook Banned a Hindu Extremist Group—Then Left Most of Its Pages Online for Months | June 9, 2021
Inside Facebook's Meeting With Palestinian Officials Over Posts Inaccurately Flagged as Incitement to Violence | May 21, 2021
How Ukraine's White Supremacist Azov Battalion Uses Facebook to Recruit New Members | January 7, 2021 (with Simon Shuster)


2020
How a Refugee Revisited His Birth Village During the Pandemic—After 73 Years Away | December 24, 2020
How Signal Became the Private Messaging App for an Age of Fear and Distrust | September 25, 2020
Facebook’s Ties to India’s Ruling Party Complicate Its Fight Against Hate Speech | August 27, 2020
How the Pandemic Is Reshaping India | August 19, 2020 (with Neha Thirani Bagri)
Trump Administration Freezes Funds Intended to Benefit Hong Kong Protesters | June 26, 2020
Inside London's Black Lives Matter Protests | June 8, 2020
In Their Push to Eradicate ISIS, Big Tech Companies Are Erasing Crucial Evidence of War Crimes | April 11, 2020
White Supremacists Are Using COVID-19 Conspiracies to Attract New Recruits on Telegram | April 8, 2020
It Was Already Dangerous to Be Muslim in India. Then Came COVID-19 | April 3, 2020
'Hate Is Being Preached Openly Against Us.' After Delhi Riots, Muslims in India Fear What's Next | March 3, 2020 (with Sameer Yasir)
As India’s Constitution Turns 70, Opposing Sides Fight to Claim Its Author as One of Their Own | January 24, 2020


2019
Britain’s New Youngest Lawmaker, Nadia Whittome, Wants a Different Kind of Politics | December 30, 2019
Facebook Says It’s Removing More Hate Speech Than Ever Before. But Not in Languages Spoken By Minorities | November 27, 2019
They Saved the Lives of Refugees. Now They’re Being Prosecuted | November 11, 2019 (with Jasmine Aguilera)
Britain's Houses of Parliament Are Falling Down | July 29, 2019
Volunteers for India's Ruling Party Are Using WhatsApp to Fuel Fake News Ahead of Elections | January 25, 2019


2018
They Fled the Nazis as Children. Now They Want Their Adopted Homeland to Welcome Other Refugees Too | November 16, 2018
'Stories Remain Our Best Teachers of Empathy.  ' Khaled Hosseini on His New Book About Refugees | September 27, 2018
Whistleblower Christopher Wylie Is Seeking Redemption After Cambridge Analytica | September 20, 2018


2017
How the U.S. Used Jazz as a Cold War Secret Weapon | December 22, 2017