Selected works:

Future of flight: Electric airplanes, vertical takeoff and cheap tickets mean we may soon do more flying than driving. The San Francisco Chronicle.

Expect to see more craft distilleries in California. The San Francisco Chronicle.

The six hardest things about #vanlife. The San Francisco Chronicle.

California's olive oil craze: rooted in the Far North counties. The San Francisco Chronicle.

I rode electric scooters in SF for a day. Here's why we need more of them. The San Francisco Chronicle.

Virtual Reality Proves Itself as the Next Great Adventure-Film Tool. Outside Magazine.

Habitat for Humility, The Paris Review.

Internet-Comment Author Bios, The New Yorker.

When Movie-Sequel Relationships Fail, The Atlantic.

Oro Loma: Can Wastewater Save the Bay from Sea Level Rise?, Bay Nature.

5 Summertime Backyard Games, Outside Magazine.

Are helicopters the future of conservation?, Outside Magazine.

Virtual reality may just save the Grand Canyon, Outside Magazine.

Average Joes run for their lives in 100 Miles from Nowhere, Outside Magazine.

A Q&A with Dean Potter about BASE jumping with his dog, Outside Magazine.

It’s-A-Me, Ishmael: Can Nintendo tell a proper story?, The Paris Review.

The not-so-open road: Hoarding books across the country, The Paris Review.

One guidebook for the entire world?, The Atlantic.

Stan’d if you do, Stan’d if you don’t, Foreign Policy.

Will Uber serve customers with disabilities?, NextCity.

The National Writer, The Paris Review.

Without Compunction, The Paris Review.

Excavating the Video Game Industry's Past, The New Yorker.

Sex-segregated bathrooms are an outdated relic of Victorian paternalism, Slate.

Why used video games are such a big business, The New Yorker.

The trouble with toys, The New Yorker.

The Year of the Lego, The New Yorker.

The tired, outdated clichés in Father’s and Mother’s Day cards, The Atlantic.

Why Star Trek made San Francisco the center of its futuristic utopia, Wired.