Fidel Castro

Science

Fidel Castro: Tyrant, Revolutionary, and Environmental Crusader

Cuba's late-president, Fidel Castro, has been called many things, but "environmentalist" could be one of them.
Sarah Emerson
11.30.16
Internet

Life, Offline

Cuba will soon get the internet, and everything that comes along with it.
Jason Koebler
9.8.15
Radio Motherboard

Are You a Jerk If You Vacation in Cuba?

Radio Motherboard talks to a human rights expert about the internet, free speech, and the ongoing complex political situation in Cuba.
Jason Koebler
9.4.15
Features

Cuba's Communist Computer Club for Kids

The Cuban government runs its own World of Warcraft server and hawks pirated American media to the masses.
Jason Koebler
8.28.15
News

Cuba's Black Market Is a Website That Exists Primarily Offline

How do you navigate to a website when you don't have the internet?
Jason Koebler
8.27.15
Internet

An American Startup Is Letting Cubans Share Internet Connections for Free

Cubans use 'Connectify' to sidestep the government's tightly-controlled wifi networks.
Jason Koebler
8.26.15
Features

The Internet Dealers of Cuba

In Havana, the internet is dealt as if it were a drug.
Jason Koebler
8.24.15
Features

Cuba's Bitcoin Evangelist

“We gave ourselves the task of studying Bitcoin because we are against government.”
Daniel Oberhaus
6.30.15
Motherboard

Shades Of Evil

After months of fighting in Libya following the Arab Spring uprisings, Muammar Gaddafi is dead. What his legacy is in the annals of history has yet to be determined. We can say that history books aren't likely to go too deep on his obsession with fancy ey
Derek Mead
10.21.11