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Astro Teller on How to Handle Failure (With an Infinite Budget)

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 11:53
And what Alphabet’s moonshot factory, X, is going after next.
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12 Gift Ideas for Wine and Beer Lovers in Your Life

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 09:00
From growlers to glassware, these are our favorite gifts for beer, wine, or cocktail connoisseurs.
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Rudy Giuliani's Tweets Top This Week's Internet News Roundup

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 09:00
Last week, Rudy Giuliani lawyered up on Twitter and the internet began to ask what triggers liberals and conservatives.
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The Failure of Uber's Self-Driving Car, Polestar's Debut, and More Car News This Week

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 09:00
Plus, a call to require helmets for cyclists, Paris battles e-scooters, and more. 
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The Pursuit of Creativity Can Make Algorithms Much Smarter

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 08:00
Neural networks are demonstrating profound leaps in their abilities when they're tasked with open exploration instead of a narrowly focused goal.
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Amazon Kindle for Kids Review: Kid Tested, Mother Approved

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 07:00
Get your child a Kindle and use it to support your local library!
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Huge Data Leak Doxes Members of Notorious Neo-Nazi Forum

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 14:03
Apple Mail encryption, Ring doorbell Wi-Fi, and more of the week's top security news.
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Icelandic Walruses May Have Been Early Victims of Human-Driven Extinction

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 14:00
The timing of the walrus's disappearance suggests the Vikings, and their ivory trade, had something to do with it. 
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Empathy Is Tearing Us Apart

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 12:45
Americans are as polarized as they've ever been. Could the problem be that we're caring for each other too much?
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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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