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"the agony and the ecstasy of steve jobs"


iPhone: made of glass, aluminium, arthritis and tears

Mike Daisey turned a trip to the factories of Shenzhen into a one-man show exploring our lust for the latest consumer technology. We spoke with Daisey about his experiences and his show, "The agony and the ecstasy of Steve Jobs".

By Oct. 4, 2011


Reporter's Roundtable: The Mike Daisey retraction

A January episode of Reporters' Roundtable featured now discredited monologuist Mike Daisey and NYT reporter Charles Duhigg together. Both report on the same thing, using very different tools.

By Mar. 19, 2012


Mike Daisey disappears, then reappears

Disgraced Apple commentator briefly disables his Twitter account and takes his public blog private, only to resurrect them as speculation about his disappearance grows.

By Apr. 3, 2012


Woz: The cloud is a nightmare

Speaking after a performance of Mike Daisey's one-man Steve Jobs show, Steve Wozniak says he foresees nightmares caused by data stored in remote servers.

By Aug. 5, 2012


At last! A Bill Gates one-man show

For four nights (and one matinee) this week, tech aficionados and theater types will be able to see "Windows," a one-man play featuring Microsoft's Bill Gates. Or rather an actor playing Bill Gates.

By Oct. 26, 2011


Daisey revealer gains access to Foxconn factory floor

Public radio journalist Rob Schmitz is only the second Western journalist to visit the Chinese factory since the January airing of Mike Daisey's fabricated account.

By Apr. 8, 2012


This American Life retracts Apple-bashing Foxconn report

The US radio show retracted a report on working conditions at Apple’s Chinese factories, after it emerged that several of the claims made were ‘falsehoods’.

By Mar. 17, 2012


Mike Daisey gets standing ovation at last N.Y. performance

People who saw final New York performance of "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs" said they liked the show even though Daisey's tale of how workers are treated in China is now under scrutiny.

By Mar. 18, 2012


Devastating iCloud hack caused by human error

Over the weekend, former Gizmodo journalist Matt Honan had his iCloud account hacked, his Twitter account used for racist messages and all his iDevices wiped.

By Aug. 5, 2012


Apple critic Mike Daisey is as hot as ever

Public ridicule for embellishing and fictionalizing details of suffering at Foxconn plants that make Apple products has done little to slow down the career of the theatric monologist.

By May. 3, 2012