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The Conservative Case Against Trashing Online Privacy Rules

Sat, 01/04/2017 - 2:15pm
A mere 15 Republicans crossed party lines this past week to vote against the repeal of online privacy protections. It doesn't have to be this way. The post The Conservative Case Against Trashing Online Privacy Rules appeared first on WIRED.
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Donnie Darko Is No Cult Classic—It’s a Straight Up Classic

Sat, 01/04/2017 - 1:00pm
Richard Kelly's film has gone from obscure to cult fave to full-on classic. The post Donnie Darko Is No Cult Classic—It’s a Straight Up Classic appeared first on WIRED.
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Space Photos of the Week: Mystery Supernova Won’t Say Where It’s From

Sat, 01/04/2017 - 11:00am
Behold swirling storms on Jupiter, a monstrous black hole, and the Milky Way's galactic bulge. The post Space Photos of the Week: Mystery Supernova Won’t Say Where It’s From appeared first on WIRED.
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March’s Best Stuff: Flagship Phones, Dope Wireless Speakers

Sat, 01/04/2017 - 11:00am
Some things we loved last month, from the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the red iPhone 7, to the tiny wireless UE Wonderboom and the big Sonos Playbase. The post March's Best Stuff: Flagship Phones, Dope Wireless Speakers appeared first on WIRED.
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Want to Play Scrabble Like a Pro? Here’s Your Memory Trick

Sat, 01/04/2017 - 11:00am
The strategy, called retrieval practice, is a type of mental doing: It's a way to create the webs of meaning that support what we know. The post Want to Play Scrabble Like a Pro? Here’s Your Memory Trick appeared first on WIRED.
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You Can Make Movies With Drones and CGI, Sure. But Why Not Make Them the Stars?

Sat, 01/04/2017 - 11:00am
A new exhibition highlights three films by an Australian architect who sees technology not as a tool, but a star. The post You Can Make Movies With Drones and CGI, Sure. But Why Not Make Them the Stars? appeared first on WIRED.
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Security News This Week: Yes, Even Internet-Connected Dishwashers Can Get Hacked

Sat, 01/04/2017 - 11:00am
Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn't break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Yes, Even Internet-Connected Dishwashers Can Get Hacked appeared first on WIRED.
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How to Rebuild Atlanta’s Collapsed Freeway. Like, Now

Sat, 01/04/2017 - 1:28am
Money is always a good incentive ... The post How to Rebuild Atlanta's Collapsed Freeway. Like, Now appeared first on WIRED.
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Exploring New Galaxies

Fri, 31/03/2017 - 8:39pm
This week, the Samsung Galaxy S8, the Baselworld watch convention, and revisiting the first tablet PC. The post Exploring New Galaxies appeared first on WIRED.
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Joss Whedon Could Make a Great Batgirl Movie, But He Shouldn’t

Fri, 31/03/2017 - 6:17pm
Joss Whedon is in talks to write and direct a Batgirl movie, but there are better things he could be doing with his talents. The post Joss Whedon Could Make a Great Batgirl Movie, But He Shouldn’t appeared first on WIRED.
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What’s Coming in the Next Game of Thrones Season? Look at the Clothes

Fri, 31/03/2017 - 4:50pm
Winter is here—and so are a lot of monochromatic outfits. The post What’s Coming in the Next Game of Thrones Season? Look at the Clothes appeared first on WIRED.
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Yup, Rockets Need Insurance, Too. But Way More Than the Feds Think

Fri, 31/03/2017 - 3:00pm
A launch cataclysm could end up costing the federal rocket insurance program way more than it currently estimates. The post Yup, Rockets Need Insurance, Too. But Way More Than the Feds Think appeared first on WIRED.
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Destiny 2 Needs to Get a Lot Weirder Than Its First Trailer

Fri, 31/03/2017 - 2:45pm
The sequel is coming this September—but while its new trailer is a fun first look, it's a parade of missed opportunities. The post Destiny 2 Needs to Get a Lot Weirder Than Its First Trailer appeared first on WIRED.
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Step Inside a Saudi Rehab Prison for Jihadists

Fri, 31/03/2017 - 1:30pm
Government officials embrace a unique method of reform. The post Step Inside a Saudi Rehab Prison for Jihadists appeared first on WIRED.
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Why You Should Put Your Supercomputer in Wyoming

Fri, 31/03/2017 - 1:00pm
A new supercomputer for the National Center for Atmospheric Research gets to work studying climate and solar flares—and prepares for a bunch of new neighbors. The post Why You Should Put Your Supercomputer in Wyoming appeared first on WIRED.
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Typeshift Enlightens Word Nerds With Masterful Game Design

Fri, 31/03/2017 - 12:00pm
The latest from smartphone smart-game guru Zach Gage is an addictive riff on crosswords and a master class in smart game design. The post Typeshift Enlightens Word Nerds With Masterful Game Design appeared first on WIRED.
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Boeing’s Test Protocol for New Planes Is as Brutal As You’d Hope

Fri, 31/03/2017 - 11:30am
Today will be easy. Tomorrow, not so much. The post Boeing's Test Protocol for New Planes Is as Brutal As You'd Hope appeared first on WIRED.
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Silicon Valley’s Plot to Reinvent the Dreaded Conference Call

Fri, 31/03/2017 - 11:00am
Meetings have always been torture. But now the tech industry is threatening to make them work. The post Silicon Valley's Plot to Reinvent the Dreaded Conference Call appeared first on WIRED.
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Hey Tech Giants: How About Action on Diversity, Not Just Reports?

Fri, 31/03/2017 - 11:00am
Maybe the best way to show commitment to change is to actually change. The post Hey Tech Giants: How About Action on Diversity, Not Just Reports? appeared first on WIRED.
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Elon Musk Isn’t the Only One Trying to Computerize Your Brain

Fri, 31/03/2017 - 11:00am
These companies are applying the Silicon Valley playbook to neuroscience. The post Elon Musk Isn’t the Only One Trying to Computerize Your Brain appeared first on WIRED.
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