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Joe Hill’s The Fireman Is About the Apocalypse. Naturally, It’s Optimistic

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 1:00pm
Hill's latest novel establishes him as an heir to the throne of his father, Stephen King. The post Joe Hill’s The Fireman Is About the Apocalypse. Naturally, It's Optimistic appeared first on WIRED.
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New HP Contraption Just Might Be 3-D Printing’s Big Moment

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 12:31pm
HP's new 3-D printer wants to revolutionize printing all over again. The post New HP Contraption Just Might Be 3-D Printing's Big Moment appeared first on WIRED.
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Always Moving? This Modular Furniture Is Easy to Take Apart

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 12:00pm
The ability to deconstruct furniture is often as important as building it in the first place. The post Always Moving? This Modular Furniture Is Easy to Take Apart appeared first on WIRED.
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That Insane, $81M Bangladesh Bank Heist? Here’s What We Know

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 11:00am
Someone stole $81 million from Bangladesh Bank in a matter of hours, and appears to have targeted other banks that use SWIFT. How did it occur? The post That Insane, $81M Bangladesh Bank Heist? Here's What We Know appeared first on WIRED.
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Remember Ello? You Abandoned It, But Artists Didn’t

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 11:00am
Turns out that being forgotten by the mainstream helped Ello find its niche—as a thriving, supportive portfolio service for digital artists. The post Remember Ello? You Abandoned It, But Artists Didn't appeared first on WIRED.
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Dreamy Photos That Will Put Your Instagram Filters to Shame

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 11:00am
Karine Laval doesn't need Photoshop or Instagram filters. The magic in her photos happens in front of the camera. The post Dreamy Photos That Will Put Your Instagram Filters to Shame appeared first on WIRED.
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Does Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide Cause Cancer or Not? The Controversy, Explained

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 11:00am
The WHO managed to inject even more confusion into an already confusing question: whether glyphosate, the common weed killer also known as Roundup, causes cancer. The post Does Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide Cause Cancer or Not? The Controversy, Explained appeared first on WIRED.
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Peek Into the Weird and Wonderful Age of AI (Yes, There’s a Chatbot)

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 11:00am
From everyday conversation and fighting cancer to seeing-eye bots and machine artists, artificial intelligence will soon touch every facet of our lives. The post Peek Into the Weird and Wonderful Age of AI (Yes, There's a Chatbot) appeared first on WIRED.
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The iPad Has Arrived to (Someday) Change Baseball Forever

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 10:55am
Major League Baseball is at the very beginning of a grand experiment with technology in the dugout. The post The iPad Has Arrived to (Someday) Change Baseball Forever appeared first on WIRED.
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Soon We Won’t Program Computers. We’ll Train Them Like Dogs

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 10:50am
Welcome to the new world of artificial intelligence. Soon, we won't program computers. We'll train them. Like dolphins. Or dogs. Or humans. The post Soon We Won't Program Computers. We'll Train Them Like Dogs appeared first on WIRED.
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What the AI Behind AlphaGo Can Teach Us About Being Human

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 10:50am
The battle between Google's AlphaGo AI and Go champion Lee Sedol was more than just a game. It was proof that AI can think like us---and better than us. The post What the AI Behind AlphaGo Can Teach Us About Being Human appeared first on WIRED.
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$30K Retrofit Turns Dumb Semis Into Self-Driving Robots

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 4:01am
A new startup called Otto is promising an autonomous kit than can make existing trucks drive themselves. The post $30K Retrofit Turns Dumb Semis Into Self-Driving Robots appeared first on WIRED.
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Some Drivers Really Aren’t Happy About the $100M Uber Settlement

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 11:44pm
The Uber driver most closely identified with the worker classification lawsuit against the ride-hailing giant has come out against the proposed settlement. The post Some Drivers Really Aren't Happy About the $100M Uber Settlement appeared first on WIRED.
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Amazon’s Giving Away the AI Behind Its Product Recommendations

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 10:03pm
Amazon has become the latest tech giant that's giving away some of its most sophisticated technology. The post Amazon's Giving Away the AI Behind Its Product Recommendations appeared first on WIRED.
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A New Earthquake Swarm Is Rocking Oregon’s Mt. Hood

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 7:25pm
Hood has joined St. Helens in a reminder that the Cascades are full of potentially active volcanoes. The post A New Earthquake Swarm Is Rocking Oregon's Mt. Hood appeared first on WIRED.
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This Trippy Looking Building Is Modeled After a Sand Dollar

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 7:04pm
A sand dollar might be an unlikely source of architectural inspiration, but it's actually a smart idea. The post This Trippy Looking Building Is Modeled After a Sand Dollar appeared first on WIRED.
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Game of Thrones Recap: Oh, It’s Lit

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 6:37pm
Forget Jon Snow's resurrection: the moment that Daenerys walked out of the cinders of the Dosh Khaleen temple was when Game of Thrones came back to life. The post Game of Thrones Recap: Oh, It's Lit appeared first on WIRED.
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A Chemical Reaction Revolutionized Farming 100 Years Ago. Now It Needs to Go

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 6:07pm
Making fertilizers requires the use of natural gas...for now. The post A Chemical Reaction Revolutionized Farming 100 Years Ago. Now It Needs to Go appeared first on WIRED.
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Darpa Wants an Underwater GPS System for Seafaring Robots

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 5:13pm
GPS doesn't penetrate the briny deep, so Darpa wants a system that will keep the its ocean-exploring robots on the map. The post Darpa Wants an Underwater GPS System for Seafaring Robots appeared first on WIRED.
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No, Seth Rogen Doesn’t Play World of Warcraft (But He’s Probably High)

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 3:00pm
In this Google Autocomplete interview, Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne answer the Internet's pressing questions. Spoilers: Rogen smokes weed; Byrne is Australian. The post No, Seth Rogen Doesn't Play World of Warcraft (But He's Probably High) appeared first on WIRED.
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