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How Tech Firms Like Uber Hide Behind the ‘Platform Defense’

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 13:12
If you insist that drivers aren’t key to your business, apparently you end up making some bizarre U-turns.
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Super Planetary-Motion Smackdown: Kepler v. Newton

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 13:00
In science, progress is all about building a better model—explaining more with less.
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The Danger of Thinking We’re All ‘Addicted’ to Tech

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 09:00
Opinion: Telling ourselves that devices and platforms “hijack” our brains plays right into Big Tech’s hands.
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Mass Graves in Russia Tell the Grim Story of Mongol Invasion

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 09:00
After years of digging, archaeologists discover nine medieval graves holding the remains of at least 300 people.
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Gadget Lab Podcast: Unpacking Apple’s Big iPhone Launch Event

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 08:00
We ask WIRED senior writer Lauren Goode to give her impressions of the iPhone launch in Cupertino this week.
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'Remnant: From the Ashes' Makes Post-Apocalyptic Feel Real

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 08:00
Living in the aftermath is a common trope in games. This one makes it beautiful.
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Meet a Mad Scientist Who Flies Into Hurricanes

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 07:00
A hurricane bounces NOAA's sensor-packed plane around with such violence, the crew spends a good amount of time in zero G.
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A Super-Powered iPhone Chip, a Potential HIV Treatment, and More News

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 18:03
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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The Day After 9/11

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 14:21
WIRED Ideas contributor Virginia Heffernan: I still halfway believe I have no right to the word 'trauma'
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Depth of Field: The Shared Memory of One World Trade Center

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 14:01
Spencer Platt's photograph of the building from the September 11th anniversary shows its ties to history and the future.
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How to Watch Tonight's Democratic Primary Debate

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 12:36
Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will be onstage together at last.
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New Clues Show How Russia’s Grid Hackers Aimed for Physical Destruction

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 11:55
A fresh look at the 2016 blackout in Ukraine suggests that the cyberattack behind it was intended to cause far more damage.
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Whoopi Goldberg and Alexander Skarsgård Are Joining 'The Stand'

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 11:33
The 10-episode series will air on CBS All Access, but a premiere date has not yet been set.
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The Riddle, and Controversy, of All That Missing Plastic

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 11:00
The contentious Ocean Cleanup campaign has an idea where marine plastic ends up. But it's already stirring debate.
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The Suburbanites Making the Desert Bloom with McMansions

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:00
Photographer Steven Smith captures the booming suburbs of his native Utah.
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How Wi-Fi Almost Didn’t Happen

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 09:00
Opinion: Launched 20 years ago this week, Wi-Fi nearly hit a dead spot.
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Need Some Fashion Advice? Just Ask Stitch Fix's Algorithm

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 09:00
Stitch Fix is launching a new service, driven by machine learning, that builds an outfit to suit your personal style.
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The Best iPhone 11 Preorder Deals (and Which Model to Pick)

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 09:00
Are you planning to buy an iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max? Here's the WIRED guide to choosing between them, how to preorder, and the best preorder deals.
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WIRED's 13 Must-Read Books for Fall

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 09:00
From the *Handmaid's Tale* sequel to Edward Snowden's memoir, the upcoming book season is looking deadly serious. Up to and including lesbian necromancers.
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How to Practice Long-Term Thinking in a Distracted World

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 08:00
Bina Venkataraman, author of *The Optimist's Telescope*, talks about the future: how to imagine it, how to be optimistic, how to not kill a million babies.
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