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How My Record Player Helped Me Feel the Music

Wed, 12/30/2020 - 07:00
If streaming can’t cure your stay-at-home blues, a spinning platter just might do the trick.
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30 Years Since the Human Genome Project Began, What’s Next?

Wed, 12/30/2020 - 07:00
Eric Green, head of the nation’s top genomics research institute, looks back on how far the field has come and shares his bold vision for the future.
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The PS5 and Xbox Series X Are Closing the PC-Console Gap

Tue, 12/29/2020 - 09:00
Last generation, PCs outpowered consoles by a significant margin. This time around, the game is much closer, and the software is catching up too.
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How to Get the Most Out of (or Into) Your Robot Vacuum

Tue, 12/29/2020 - 08:00
These simple tips will help you turn that automated little machine into your new best friend.
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Ransomware Is Headed Down a Dire Path

Tue, 12/29/2020 - 07:00
2020 was a great year for ransomware gangs. For hospitals, schools, municipal governments, and everyone else, it’s going to get worse before it gets better.
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Yet Another Year of Venture Capital Being Really White

Tue, 12/29/2020 - 07:00
After a year of protests against racial inequality and industry vows to do better, Black founders are still getting left out of Silicon Valley’s financial engine.
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In a Pandemic, Medical Illustrators Made Science Accessible

Tue, 12/29/2020 - 07:00
With lots of research, arrows, and an inviting color palette, artists helped transform complex research into useful information.
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Hamlet 2000 Has Never Made More Sense

Tue, 12/29/2020 - 07:00
Michael Almereyda’s future-minded Shakespeare adaptation (with a WIRED cameo) is 20 years old. Now it feels like an eerie premonition.
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The LG Wing's Swiveling Screen Proves Phones Can Be Fun Again

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 09:00
This experimental Android phone has a screen that rotates, exposing a second, smaller screen underneath.
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This Year I Found Pleasure in the Work of Looking

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 09:00
Among the misery and isolation of 2020, my secret Instagram became a portal to solace and a newer self.
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15 Xbox Series X/S Tips to Level Up Your New Console

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 08:00
From setting up remote play to automatic sign-on with your favorite controller, here’s how to get the most out of your shiny new toy.
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2020 Was a Breakout Year for Crispr

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 08:00
Between glimpses of a medical cure and winning science’s shiniest prize, this proved to the gene-editing technology’s biggest year yet.
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The Error of Fighting a Public Health War With Medical Weapons

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 07:00
It was a mistake that cost 300,000 lives.
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How Your Digital Trails Wind Up in the Police’s Hands

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 07:00
Phone calls. Web searches. Location tracks. Smart speaker requests. They’ve become crucial tools for law enforcement, while users often are unaware.
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Vizio’s First OLED TV Makes Nearly Perfect Contrast Accessible

Sun, 12/27/2020 - 09:00
These organic LED panels, usually seen on pricier TVs, are finally dipping to more affordable prices.
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15 Tips and Hidden Tricks for the PS5 (You Lucky Dog)

Sun, 12/27/2020 - 08:00
If you’re one of the lucky few to score Sony’s newest game console this holiday, check these features out for the best experience.
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After Centuries, a Simple Math Problem Gets an Exact Solution

Sun, 12/27/2020 - 08:00
Mathematicians have long pondered a deceptively easy puzzle about the reach of a goat tied to a fence. Until now, they’ve only found approximate answers.
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Better Than Nothing: A Look at Content Moderation in 2020

Sun, 12/27/2020 - 07:00
The pandemic and the election forced social media platforms to police false information like never before—but we have no clue if that solved anything.
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The Worst Hacks of 2020, a Surreal Pandemic Year

Sun, 12/27/2020 - 07:00
From ransomware schemes to supply chain attacks, this year melded classic hacks with extraordinary circumstances.
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Put Your Gift Cards to Use With These After-Christmas Sales

Sat, 12/26/2020 - 13:30
Got some new cash to spend? Some of our favorite gadgets and gizmos we've tested and recommend are still discounted.
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