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Depth of Field: Where Is Jay-Z Taking the NFL?

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 15:13
The rapper-entrepreneur and pro football have a new partnership. But it might be built on illusion.
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AI Algorithms Need FDA-Style Drug Trials

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 09:00
Opinion: Algorithms cause permanent side effects on society. They need clinical tests.
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10 Best Laptops for 2019 (MacBook, Chromebook, Windows 10)

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 09:00
These are the best Windows 10 Notebooks, MacBooks, and Chromebooks WIRED has tested.
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Catch Rockets With a Helicopter? Yep, That's the Plan

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 09:00
SpaceX was the first to bring a booster back from space and use it again. Other companies are now following in its footsteps—kind of.
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Truckers Gain More Freedom, Thanks to Tech’s Watchful Eye

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 08:00
Proposed federal rules would give truckers more leeway in taking breaks—because regulators already know when drivers are driving and not driving.
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Actually, Gender-Neutral Pronouns Can Change a Culture

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 07:00
In 2012 a non-gendered pronoun dropped into Swedish discourse. Today it's widely used—and it's nudging people to see the world a little differently.
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At Twitter, It Seems No One Can Hear the Screams

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 07:00
Twitter’s brass at an event this week struggled to balance the platform’s reputation for viral rage with the conversational mecca it wants to become.
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Google Assistant Now Lets You Send Reminders to Other People

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 06:00
Hey Google, is this the future of passive-aggressive exchanges at home?
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A Strange Radioactive Cloud Likely Came From Russia

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 06:00
In 2017 a plume of radioactive gas wafted across Europe. A study now shows it probably stemmed from a nuclear accident in southern Russia.
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Henry Golding Might Star in the Next 'G.I. Joe' Movie

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:40
The 'Crazy Rich Asians' lead is in talks to play Snake Eyes. Also, Netflix is adapting a 'New Yorker' sci-fi story.
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The Internet Needs Tumblr More Than Ever

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 19:46
It might be the last place that's not a wretched hive of scum and villainy.
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Arctic Plastic Pollution, a Hacker Joke Gone Wrong, and More News

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:07
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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Kostya and Me: How Sam Patten Got Ensnared in Mueller’s Probe

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 17:43
A political consultant crosses paths with Konstantin Kilimnik, Paul Manafort, and Cambridge Analytica, then becomes part of the Russia investigation.
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How President Trump Scooped Me on a Google Story

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 16:56
Kevin Cernekee, a conservative firebrand inside Google, kept a low public profile. Then, WIRED's reporting propelled him to Fox News—and Trump's tweets.
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Microplastics Are Blowing Into the Pristine Arctic

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 14:00
In snow samples collected across the Arctic and Europe, researchers find tens of thousands of microplastic particles per liter of snow—even in remote areas.
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Dell XPS 13 (2019) Review: A Great Compact Laptop

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 09:00
With that dreaded nose cam fixed, the Dell latest XPS 13 is an ultraportable delight to use. Read our full laptop review.
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DeepMind's Losses and the Future of Artificial Intelligence

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 09:00
Alphabet’s DeepMind unit, conqueror of Go and other games, is losing lots of money. Continued deficits could imperil investments in AI.
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3 Animals Hurt By the New Endangered Species Act

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 08:00
These three creatures illustrate the harm that could come from the loss of protections, which the Trump administration announced Monday.
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A Tax Credit Fueled the Solar Energy Boom. Now It's in Limbo

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 07:00
A federal subsidy that helped launch the US solar industry is about to expire. The industry is likely to stumble without some replacement.
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No More Screen Time! The Navy Reverts to Physical Throttles

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 07:00
The Navy will eliminate touchscreen controls in destroyers after reports found that many sailors did not know how to work them, contributing to accidents.
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