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'Terminator: Dark Fate' Didn't Need an Exploding Airplane

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 09:00
The new movie in the franchise is too focused on trying to top the previous films.
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13 Great Tech Deals: Cameras, Laptops, Watches, and More

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 07:00
Whether you need an awesome watch or a giant Lego rocket, these are the best deals around.
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Electric Cars—and Irrationality—Just Might Save the Stick Shift

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 07:00
Some people are so passionate about doing their own shifting, they keep manual transmissions in cars converted to run on electric power.
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How Do We Bring Equality to Data Ownership and Usage?

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 21:43
Computational biologist Laura Boykin says scientists are “asleep at the wheel”; activist Malkia Devich-Cyril says citizens also need to pressure technology companies to change.
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AI Researcher Anca Dragan on Helping Robots Understand Humans 

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 21:10
The UC Berkeley professor talks about using algorithms to make it safer for robots and people to cross paths.
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It's Time to Rethink Your Data—Including Your Smell Data

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 20:54
An interactive art exhibit at WIRED25 explores the ways technology may expose—or obscure—the details of our lives.
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Ben Horowitz on a Murder, Genghis Khan, and Corporate Culture

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 20:47
If he simply told companies that new employee orientation programs were valuable they would blow him off. So he resorts to violence.
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The Race to Bring Meat Alternatives to Scale

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 20:08
Memphis Meats' lab-grown flesh approach is still far off, but Impossible Foods' plant-based approach is already on the menu at Burger King.
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Slack's Stewart Butterfield on Making Workers More Productive—or Not

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 20:03
The CEO spoke with WIRED’s editor in chief about the pros and cons of replacing in-person workplace conversations with messaging software. 
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African AI Experts Get Excluded From a Conference—Again 

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 19:37
For the second year in a row, researchers from the developing world have been denied visas to a major AI conference in Canada.
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Instagram Will Test Hiding 'Likes' in the US Starting Next Week

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 19:17
Hiding like counts is just the latest step in Instagram’s quest to become the safest place on the internet.
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The Kids Suing to Save the World from Climate Change

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 18:55
At the WIRED25 festival in San Francisco, three of the *Juliana v. the United States* plaintiffs talk about suing the government to force it to save us from climate doom.
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Former Facebook Executive Chris Cox on Elections and Climate Change

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 18:31
At WIRED25, the ex-chief product officer talks about why he left the social media company and his new work on climate and progressive politics.
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The California Fires and the Foreboding Future of Now

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 17:54
Josh Edelson’s photograph of downtown Los Angeles haloed in smoke forces the viewer to accept the consequences of climate change.
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Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince on the Struggles of Policing the Web

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 17:28
At WIRED25 the internet infrastructure chief talks about doing the hard calculus of pulling support from controversial sites—and why that’ll happen again.
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Oasis Labs' Dawn Song on a Safer Way to Protect Your Data

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 16:59
At WIRED25, the startup founder talks about her “new privacy paradigm” and how it could protect personal data, and keep it anonymous.
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Stripe CEO Patrick Collison on Crypto, China, and Fixing the Web

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 16:50
In a conversation at WIRED25, the online payments CEO talks about cryptocurrency, government regulation, the housing crisis, and doing business in China.
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Epic Games Just Banned a 'Fortnite' Streamer for Life

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 16:05
FaZe Jarvis got kicked off of the game after posting a video that showed him cheating.
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What Keeps NSA Cybersecurity Boss Anne Neuberger Up at Night

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 16:02
At WIRED25, the NSA's Anne Neuberger talked election security, low-orbit satellites, and weaponized autonomous drones.
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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner on the Challenge of Moderation 

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 15:27
The professional networking site won’t police misinformation generally, he says, to avoid inserting itself into messy user debates about the truth.
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