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How to Find the Perfect Music and Podcasts, Faster

Thu, 01/07/2021 - 07:00
Choosing just the right thing to listen is tricky. Here's how to navigate your options and set the mood.
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These Are the 17 Must-Watch TV Shows of 2021

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 13:39
From Marvel hopefuls to mind-bending dramas, here are all the series you'll need to keep an eye on this year.
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Ticketmaster Pays Up for Hacking a Rival Company

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 09:00
Employees admitted to using stolen passwords and URL guessing to access confidential data.
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Razor’s E-Scooter Isn’t Much of a Kick

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 08:00
This electric scooter offers a stable ride at a relatively affordable price, though its bulky design isn’t the best for apartment-dwelling city slickers.
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Activists Publish a Vast Trove of Ransomware Victims' Data

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 07:00
WikiLeaks successor DDoSecrets has amassed a controversial new collection of corporate secrets and is sharing them in the name of transparency.
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Want a Better PC? Try Building Your Own

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 07:00
Assembling a computer yourself is a good way to learn about how it works. It’s also a lost art—one due for a revival.
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For Marginalized Groups, Being Studied Can Be a Burden

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 07:00
Academics often research minority communities in the hope of helping them. But too much time under the microscope can cause its own harms.
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The US Needs More Foreign Artificial Intelligence Know-How

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 07:00
Jason Furman, a top economic adviser to President Obama, says good ideas come from everywhere—but Trump has dissuaded tech workers from coming to the US.
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The Autonomous-Car Chaos of the 2004 Darpa Grand Challenge

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 07:00
The self-driving vehicles smashed, burned, flipped, and tipped. But the ambitious race through the Mojave launched an industry.
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There Should Be a Nobel Prize for Vaccine Logistics

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 07:00
Immunization against Covid-19 is not going perfectly, but at least it's going. Let's give credit where it's due.
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One Free Press Coalition Spotlights Journalists Under Attack - January 2021

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 10:00
This month’s focus is on Zhang Zhan, who had been posting reports from Wuhan since early February. She was arrested in May.
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26 Movies We Want to See in 2021—One Way or Another

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 10:00
From Dune to Black Widow, a ton of films got delayed due to Covid-19. Here are the ones WIRED is hoping to see, whether at home or (finally) in a theater.
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A Farewell to Adobe Flash—and the Messy, Glorious Web

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 09:00
The software helped create an amateur internet. It’s a far cry from the glossy, corporate one we know now.
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Watch a Robot Dog Learn How to Deftly Fend Off a Human

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 08:00
Kick over this robot and it’ll quickly right itself—not because someone told it how, but because it taught itself to overcome the embarrassment.
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The Nokia 5.3 Is a Dependable Phone for Under $200

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 08:00
If your budget is tight, this Android smartphone is a smart buy.
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Twitch Is Having a Political Renaissance

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 07:00
Candidates and organizers are flocking to the platform, with the hope of reaching voters who would normally be disengaged.
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A 25-Year-Old Bet Comes Due: Has Tech Destroyed Society?

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 07:00
In 1995, a WIRED cofounder challenged a Luddite-loving doomsayer to a prescient wager on tech and civilization’s fate. Now their judge weighs in.
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Tenet Is a Must-Watch for Fans of Action Movies

Mon, 01/04/2021 - 13:54
Christopher Nolan's latest has lots of mind-bending action scenes, but not much character development.
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The UK Denies Assange's Extradition, Citing Suicide Risk

Mon, 01/04/2021 - 10:11
The ruling is based not on whether the Wikileaks founder violated the Espionage Act, but on the implications of subjecting him to the US carceral state.
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How to Upgrade Your Home Audio While You're Quarantined

Mon, 01/04/2021 - 09:00
Stuck home or not, it's always a good idea to invest in better sound. Our advice and gear recommendations can help.
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