ALEX PASTERNACK

Tech

The Underground New Year's Party a Century in the Making

The Second Avenue Subway represented another inversion of your typical subway experience: a shining example of government doing something big and cool and modern.
ALEX PASTERNACK
1.5.17
NYC

The Underground New Year's Party A Century In The Making

Deep beneath the Manhattan schist, a cavernous station became the New Year’s Eve birthday party for the Second Avenue Subway, the most expensive subway in the world.
ALEX PASTERNACK
1.5.17
Film

Werner Herzog On Science, Language, Mars, and His Fever Dreams

A chat with the unstoppable filmmaker on Radio Motherboard.
ALEX PASTERNACK
10.28.16
Luxury Week

Now You Can Build Your Own Private Mesh Network With Phones and Radios

The goTenna Mesh, a small radio device launching on Kickstarter, may bring the masses to mesh networking. A chat with the CEO, Daniela Perdomo.
ALEX PASTERNACK
9.28.16
Film

'Snowden' Isn't Really About Snowden

It's about your nude pics. On this episode of Radio Motherboard, we think about Oliver Stone's film and hear from Stone and Snowden's lawyer.
ALEX PASTERNACK
9.23.16
Internet

The Economy Needs to Be More Human: A Chat With Douglas Rushkoff

The writer and media critic on the future of the web, his new podcast, and what's wrong with guaranteed minimum income.
ALEX PASTERNACK
9.21.16
videos

'This All Seems Kinda Illegal': Watch Scientists Emerge From A Year On Fake Mars

A snapshot of the moment when scientists emerged from their habitat atop Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano, courtesy of the directors of "Red Heaven," a new film about the mission.
ALEX PASTERNACK
9.9.16
Podcast

The Real Impact Of Your Phone

A special episode of Radio Motherboard focused on the environmental and human impact of electronics, brought to you by Team Human, a new podcast by Douglas Rushkoff.
ALEX PASTERNACK
9.7.16
Features

Werner Herzog Has Met The Internet and It Is Us

In his new documentary "Lo And Behold," Werner Herzog explores the cave of never-forgotten dreams.
ALEX PASTERNACK
8.22.16
video

The Hell Of Not Being Able to Leave the Internet, As Captured By Werner Herzog

A clip from his new documentary showcases the dark side of the cloud.
ALEX PASTERNACK
8.18.16
Features

War As Easy As Typing: Alex Gibney Spills the Secrets of 'Zero Days'

A lesson in the dangers of cyber weapons—which, like so many modern tools, are the dangers of unintended consequences, and the dangers of going too far.
ALEX PASTERNACK
6.29.16
Features

The Moon-Walking, Alien-Hunting, Psychic Astronaut Who Got Sued By NASA

A Radio Motherboard chat with the late astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man on the moon and a connoisseur of consciousness, psychics, and aliens.
ALEX PASTERNACK
5.14.16
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