Peter Thiel

OpenAI

Elon Musk Steps Down From Open Source AI Group

Musk is leaving the ethical AI organization he founded only two years ago.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.21.18
nasa

Peter Thiel Helped Land His Private Space Bros on Trump’s NASA Transition Team

As with the rest of Trump’s transition team, however, possible conflicts of interest abound.
Grennan Milliken
12.21.16
Blood

The Blood of the Young Might Really Be an Anti-Aging Elixir, Researchers Say

“Young Blood for Old Brains” lecture summarizes efforts to use the blood of young people to cure neurological diseases in the elderly.
Becky Ferreira
11.14.16
Trump

Silicon Valley’s Top Trump Supporter Says ‘Difficult Task’ Lies Ahead

Peter Thiel wins in Silicon Valley.
Ben Sullivan
11.9.16
Donald Trump

Peter Thiel and Donald Trump Are Pitching a Future That Can’t Exist

The jobs Trump wants to bring back have already been automated by Silicon Valley's robots.
Jason Koebler
10.31.16
2016

Horrified by Trump, Silicon Valley Leaders Debate Cutting Ties to Peter Thiel

Thiel's support of Trump has sparked a conversation around his relationship with the noted startup incubator Y Combinator.
Sarah Jeong
10.18.16
law

A Startup Is Automating the Lawsuit Strategy Peter Thiel Used to Kill Gawker

A Silicon Valley startup is weaponizing the weaknesses in the American legal system as an investing opportunity.
Jason Koebler
8.24.16
Media

This Is Gawker Media's Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filing

Gawker filed for bankruptcy Friday.
Jason Koebler
6.10.16
death

Engineering the End of Aging

A new drug that promises to stop muscles and brains from getting old.
Seung Lee
6.3.15
Internet

Is Starting Your Own Country GOOD or BAD?

A Czech politician just created a new nation called Liberland. A good call? Motherboard debates.
Jason Koebler & Jordan Pearson
4.24.15
Goodbye Meatbags

Please Kill Me (Eventually)

Techno-utopia’s promise of “immortality” is scary and gross.
Maria Bustillos
4.16.15
Culture

Peter Thiel Thinks There's Too Many People Like Him, Not Enough Like Elon Musk

When's the last time Thiel had a truly "big idea," anyway?
Ben Richmond
9.19.14
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