Timothy B Lee

Timothy B Lee

Washington DC
Tim is a reporter in Washington DC.
Oct
07
A Democratic climate policy could help the world decarbonize

A Democratic climate policy could help the world decarbonize

Subsidies increase the scale of clean energy manufacturing, driving down costs.
6 min read
Oct
06
Why streaming content keeps vanishing—and how to stop it

Why streaming content keeps vanishing—and how to stop it

Copyright holders have too much control over older video content.
6 min read
Oct
01
What some environmentalists miss about Uber and Lyft

What some environmentalists miss about Uber and Lyft

Uber and Lyft make dense urban living more fun and convenient.
6 min read
Sep
28
There’s a simple way to expand access to health care

There’s a simple way to expand access to health care

Every year thousands graduate from medical school but aren't allowed to practice.
4 min read
Sep
24
How California plans to turn the screws on NIMBY cities

How California plans to turn the screws on NIMBY cities

California is forcing cities to write their own upzoning plans.
7 min read
Sep
17
How are we doing?

How are we doing?

After one month of publishing, we're looking for feedback from readers.
1 min read
Sep
15
Cryptocurrency’s regulatory honeymoon is over

Cryptocurrency’s regulatory honeymoon is over

Regulators face difficult choices regarding blockchain technologies.
8 min read
Sep
13
How luxury apartment buildings help low-income renters

How luxury apartment buildings help low-income renters

New empirical research shows how luxury apartments push down rents for everyone.
3 min read
Sep
09
Why El Salvador made Bitcoin an official currency

Why El Salvador made Bitcoin an official currency

There's a reason President Nayib Bukele announced his Bitcoin initiative in Miami.
5 min read
Sep
02
Tesla is finally getting serious about self-driving

Tesla is finally getting serious about self-driving

"AI Day" presentation was long on technical details and short on Musk’s usual boosterism.
11 min read