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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

A Silicon Valley Lawmaker’s $1 Trillion Plan to Save Trump Country

Silicon Valley's newest member of Congress wants lawmakers to embrace one of tech's favorite ideas: a basic income to counter the impact of automation. The post A Silicon Valley Lawmaker's $1 Trillion Plan to Save Trump Country appeared first on WIRED.

Valerian’s Biggest PR Problem: It Did Everything First

To sell Luc Besson's latest sci-fi epic, his studio has to make it look familiar—but also new. The post Valerian's Biggest PR Problem: It Did Everything First appeared first on WIRED.

Big Cable’s Case for Selling Your Data Doesn’t Hold Up

ISPs claim they want a level playing field, but it's already tilted in their favor. The post Big Cable's Case for Selling Your Data Doesn't Hold Up appeared first on WIRED.

Confessions of Presidential Joke Writer Jon Lovett

"We can make fun and we can fight and we can do it through jokes and through comedy, but it has to be about more than why people are reprehensible." The post Confessions of Presidential Joke Writer Jon Lovett appeared first on WIRED...

An App That Tracks Your Movement to Help You Relax, Even in the Back of a Cab

Sway is the latest in a recent spate of meditation apps designed to encourage mindfulness. The post An App That Tracks Your Movement to Help You Relax, Even in the Back of a Cab appeared first on WIRED.

Review: Earin M-1 Wireless Earbuds

Apple's AirPods aren't the only wireless earbud game in town. The post Review: Earin M-1 Wireless Earbuds appeared first on WIRED.

Space Opera Fiction Isn’t Just Back. It’s Better Than Ever

No longer just the home of cyborgs and ships, space operas are exploring a lot of new frontiers. The post Space Opera Fiction Isn't Just Back. It's Better Than Ever appeared first on WIRED.

The Uncertain Science Behind Your Phone’s Blue Light Dimmer

Does blue light make you more alert? Yep. But does removing it from your phone's screen help you fall asleep? That hasn't actually been proven yet. The post The Uncertain Science Behind Your Phone's Blue Light Dimmer appeared first on WIRED.

How Reggaetón Exploded All Over Cuba Without the Internet

Three million people download music from hard drives delivered by hand. The post How Reggaetón Exploded All Over Cuba Without the Internet appeared first on WIRED.

Watch SpaceX Launch Its First Truly Reusable Rocket

This is the first time SpaceX—or any commercial space company—has attempted to reuse a rocket to send something into orbit. The post Watch SpaceX Launch Its First Truly Reusable Rocket appeared first on WIRED.

Inside Cheddar, the Would-Be CNBC of the Internet

The company's big plan is to be everywhere video is---everywhere but your cable box. The post Inside Cheddar, the Would-Be CNBC of the Internet appeared first on WIRED.

Questlove and the Art of the Subversive Musical Dig

The Roots---the house band of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon---are known for sneaking flyby jabs into 10-second snippets of walk­-on music. The post Questlove and the Art of the Subversive Musical Dig appeared first on WIRED...

Our Favorite Trump-Era Headlines From The Onion

At a time when Republicans and Democrats alike are fond of flinging around the term "fake news," The Onion is reveling in the absurdity of it all. The post Our Favorite Trump-Era Headlines From The Onion appeared first on WIRED.

Wanna Protect Your Online Privacy? Open a Tab and Make Some Noise

After Tuesday's vote by the House of Representatives to strip online privacy protections, a new site aims to mask your browsing history with search noise. The post Wanna Protect Your Online Privacy? Open a Tab and Make Some Noise appeared first on WIRED.

With the First Trailer for It, Stephen King Reclaims the ’80s

When it came to big-screen horror adaptations, the Reagan decade wasn't always kind to the author. But Hollywood has only gotten Pennywiser with age. The post With the First Trailer for It, Stephen King Reclaims the '80s appeared first on WIRED.

Tesla Finally Makes Its New Autopilot as Good as the Old One

The reboot of the automaker's self-driving system gets going. The post Tesla Finally Makes Its New Autopilot as Good as the Old One appeared first on WIRED.

NASA’s Shapeshifting Origami Robot Squeezes Where Others Can’t

Puffer, from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, can explore places too risky for bigger, more expensive rovers. The post NASA’s Shapeshifting Origami Robot Squeezes Where Others Can’t appeared first on WIRED.

Intel’s Got a Plan to Dominate VR. First Stop? March Madness

The Final Four plays out in Arizona this weekend, but you can watch it in VR. The post Intel's Got a Plan to Dominate VR. First Stop? March Madness appeared first on WIRED.

Trump’s Speeches Are Helping People Learn English. Really

In Facebook groups sharing posts focusing on language learning, early English students are turning to Trump-speak to learn basic vocabulary and concepts. The post Trump's Speeches Are Helping People Learn English. Really appeared first on WIRED.

Gear VR Just Took a Huge Leap Forward (Thanks to Oculus)

Gear VR games should get a lot easier to navigate, thanks to a new controller and an overhauled Oculus app. The post Gear VR Just Took a Huge Leap Forward (Thanks to Oculus) appeared first on WIRED.

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