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Edward Snowden on Protecting Activists Against Surveillance

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
“Turnkey tyranny” has never been closer. For some communities, it feels like it’s already here.
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Things Break and Decay on the Internet—That's a Good Thing

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
The Wayback Machine reveals that the internet is frail and unsteady, like all human endeavors. And when things fail, they are replaced.
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6 Terrific Books for Getting Girls Into Tech

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
Room to Read CEO Geetha Murali on her favorite page-­turners for future scientists and engineers.
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Jack Dorsey on Propublica's Experimental Journalism

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
The way they use Twitter is a paradigm that could point to the future of media.
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Jeff Bezos and the Clock That Will Outlast Civilization

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
This past winter, inside a mountain on the Amazon founder's West Texas ranch, the Long Now Foundation began assembling its 10,000-year clock.
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Just Outta Beta: 8-Bit Astronomy, Solar Yacht, and More

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
A WIRED retro item, from the 25th anniversary issue.
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Why DNA Is the Most Exciting Programming Language Today

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
Napster cofounder Sean Parker and biologist Alex Marson on the coming power of Crispr.
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WIRED 25th Anniversary: Who's Shaping Tech's Next 25 Years?

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
Special Issue: For 25 years, technology has turned the world upside down and inside out. Now the icons of the digital revolution tell us who will shake up the next 25.
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How Zipline Helps Remote Regions Get Blood From a Drone

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
The sky delivery service scales up.
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Real or Fake: YouTube Sensations

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
A WIRED retro item, from the 25th anniversary issue.
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Cheat Sheet: What's the Deal With Location-Based VR

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
A WIRED retro item from the 25th-anniversary issue.
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E.T. Hunters Join Forces to Probe the Heavens

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
SETI Institute cofounder Jill Tarter doesn’t want her former intern to forget about intelligent aliens.
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The Dawn of Twitter and the Age of Awareness

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
Status update: We are all now sci-fi telepaths, deafened by the blaring thoughts of humanity.
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An AI Pioneer, and the Researcher Bringing Humanity to AI

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
Technology’s potential is unbounded, says Fei-Fei Li. But only if you put people at the center.
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Why the Gene Editors of Tomorrow Need to Study Ethics Today

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
Jennifer Doudna says the next generation of biologists will be our first line of defense against Crispr gone wild.
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The Blockchain: Boon for Bankers—or Tool for Tyrants?

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
Boosters think crypto­currencies and the distributed ledgers they depend on will reinvent the financial system. That may or may not be a good thing.
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Sebastian Thrun on AI, Flying Cars, and Sam Altman

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
The tech luminary shares his lofty ideals.
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Most Dangerous Object in the Office: Segway Drift W1 E-Skates

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
A WIRED retro item, from the 25th anniversary issue.
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Palmer Luckey Is Just Getting Started

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:00
The Oculus founder on virtual reality, defense tech, biohacking an injured toe.
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How Apple Makes the AI Chip Powering the iPhone's Fancy Tricks

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 03:01
In a rare interview, Tim Millet, Apple's leading chip architect, describes building artificial intelligence into the new A12 processor.
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