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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Inside the Race to Build the Battery of Tomorrow

Liquid batteries. Batteries of molten metal that run as hot as a car engine. Batteries whose secret ingredient is saltwater. The post Inside the Race to Build the Battery of Tomorrow appeared first on WIRED.

Instagram Galleries Are Yet Another Reason to Never Leave Instagram

Starting in the next few days, you'll be able to share up to 10 photos or videos at once on Instagram. The new feature is called Galleries. The post Instagram Galleries Are Yet Another Reason to Never Leave Instagram appeared first on WIRED.

The Real Reason Dystopian Fiction Is Roaring Back

1984's resurgence isn't about scaring yourself—it's about making sense of the world around you. The post The Real Reason Dystopian Fiction Is Roaring Back appeared first on WIRED.

The Internet Gave Us Milo. The Internet Can Take Him Away

What becomes of an internet troll with a rapidly shrinking island on the internet to call home? Milo Yiannopoulos is about to find out. The post The Internet Gave Us Milo. The Internet Can Take Him Away appeared first on WIRED.

Hasbro’s New Star Wars Toys Come in Sicknasty Old-School Packaging

You must use the Force to avoid opening these awesome throwback Star Wars toys. The post Hasbro's New Star Wars Toys Come in Sicknasty Old-School Packaging appeared first on WIRED.

The Brilliant Drone That’ll Deliver Medicine—Then Rot Away

The origami-like Apsara delivery drone is made of scored and laser-cut cardboard sheets that take about an hour to fold and tape together. The post The Brilliant Drone That’ll Deliver Medicine—Then Rot Away appeared first on WIRED.

The Recluse Who Hunts Assassins (the Insect Variety)

Most of the citizen scientists helping Texas A&M University researchers are quite ordinary. But not Hugh Brown. The post The Recluse Who Hunts Assassins (the Insect Variety) appeared first on WIRED.

Under Pressure to Prove Its Ads Actually Work, Google Opens Up

Google has convinced the world that its way of advertising is the best way. But a new period of doubt is setting in. The post Under Pressure to Prove Its Ads Actually Work, Google Opens Up appeared first on WIRED.

Sorry, Y’All—Humanity’s Nearing an Upgrade to Irrelevance

As we become increasingly skilled at deploying AI, says author Yuval Harari in a conversation with WIRED, we'll transform into a new breed of superhuman. The post Sorry, Y’All—Humanity’s Nearing an Upgrade to Irrelevance appeared first on WIRED.

A Drone-Slinging UPS Van Delivers the Future

The delivery company is using drones to complement trucks, not replace them. The post A Drone-Slinging UPS Van Delivers the Future appeared first on WIRED.

Sniper Elite 4 Makes Nazi-Fighting Gruesomely Satisfying

The lavishly violent WWII videogame is gory enough to be off-putting, but there's still surprising therapeutic value in beating the bad guys. The post Sniper Elite 4 Makes Nazi-Fighting Gruesomely Satisfying appeared first on WIRED.

16 Oscar-Nominated Movies You Can Stream Right Now

Before you sit down for Sunday's telecast, make sure to watch these nominated films. The post 16 Oscar-Nominated Movies You Can Stream Right Now appeared first on WIRED.

When Apps Get Too Human, They Tumble into the Uncanny Valley

The more personalized apps get, the more people like them—until they got too personalized. Then they seem freaky. The post When Apps Get Too Human, They Tumble into the Uncanny Valley appeared first on WIRED.

Virtual Singapore Looks Just Like Singapore IRL—But With More Data

The island city-state's simulated version of itself is scheduled to be up and running by the end of the year. The post Virtual Singapore Looks Just Like Singapore IRL—But With More Data appeared first on WIRED.

An AI Hedge Fund Created a New Currency to Make Wall Street Work Like Open Source

Wall Street is a Darwinian battle for the almighty dollar. But Richard Craib thinks his AI-powered hedge fund will soar if everyone can just get along. The post An AI Hedge Fund Created a New Currency to Make Wall Street Work Like Open Source appeared first on WIRED.

Tech Still Doesn’t Take Discrimination Seriously

A blog post accusing Uber of systematic failure to address sexual harassment bolsters the idea that the tech biz isn't taking care of its own The post Tech Still Doesn't Take Discrimination Seriously appeared first on WIRED.

Cantina Talk: A New Hope for a Last Jedi Trailer. Maybe

Rumors are circulating that it'll drop during Star Wars Celebration. The post Cantina Talk: A New Hope for a Last Jedi Trailer. Maybe appeared first on WIRED.

MIT’s New Wheelchair Drives Itself

MIT researchers are working to change mobility for the elderly and disabled. The post MIT's New Wheelchair Drives Itself appeared first on WIRED.

Robots Will Soon Do Your Taxes. Bye-Bye, Accounting Jobs

Opinion: Between accounting professionals and truck drivers alone, about 4.5 million human jobs could be ceded to robots over the next few years. The post Robots Will Soon Do Your Taxes. Bye-Bye, Accounting Jobs appeared first on WI...

The Walking Dead Recap: Enemies Don’t Always Stay That Way

Hardship can make bonds brittle, but it can also strengthen frayed ones—or forge new ones altogether. The post The Walking Dead Recap: Enemies Don't Always Stay That Way appeared first on WIRED.

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