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As the years pass by, the museum will stand as a physical reminder to generations far removed that this was more than a chapter in their history textbook.
Much has been written about Spike Jonze's Her, the Oscar-nominated tale of love between man and operating system. It's premised on a particular vision of artificial intelligence as capable of experiencing love. But it won't happen anytime soon. An AI ? a computer hooked to video cameras, a microphone and a screen ? would experience love very different from a brain in a body.
The Navy is developing a five-pound, 25-inch mini-munition that it's calling "the world's smallest guided missile."
If you fall on the charcoal-is-better-than-propane side of the grilling fence, you won't care much about Quirky's Refuel App-Enabled Propane Tank. But if you like to cook with gas, it'll seem like a godsend.
Physical, goofy comedy never seems to get old, just evolve. Following in the footsteps of The Three Stooges and Jackass, the newest kid on the pratfall block is an 18-year-old college student from Ohio who's become a viral hit after shooting and producing his own pranky videos on Vine.
The Lotus C-01 is one of the most beautiful motorcycles ever created. Just look at it. Marvel at the majesty of this machine. It's stunning. It's also a fanciful, farcical take on what a 200-horsepower superbike should be in the 21st century.
You might think it'd be hard not to notice 68 million tons of rock and debris suddenly crashing down the side of a mountain. But when one of the biggest landslides of the last four years occurred in a remote region of Alaska, researchers knew almost everything about it except its exact location. Tracking it down took a coordinated effort between seismologists, geomorphologists, and ordinary citizens, in a process that has become the new norm for finding large landslides around the world.
If it really begins producing batteries on the scale it's promising, cars could become just one part of what Tesla does.
New York-based artist Roxy Paine created a space race-era control room and a fast food restaurant made entirely of wood.
Theories abound about the true identity of the Yellow King and his conspirators; as the final episodes of the the story unfold, here are our favorites.
Model trains. A fish cam. Flying radishes. Outdoor concerts. Rubber chickens. And a giant green lizard. What do they have in common? All were prime reasons to work for Netscape.
Ben Wiseman It was a typical day in the cloud. I was at my desk, streaming music onto my phone, collaborating with colleagues on synced files hosted online; I then killed a little time by horsing around on a discussion board with some friends. The difference was, this cloud wasn't part of Google or Dropbox. It ...
This is the stuff from our lives that we either own and never want to let go, or that we've been testing recently and are totally enamored with. This is February's most loved gear.
J. Wesley Brown's vivid nighttime portraits of bus riders are a refreshing look at a seldom-seen side of Los Angeles. The city's clogged interchanges are almost iconic, but for many people who live there, these bus stop dwellers represent an even more authentic feeling of home.
Carl Icahn says two eBay board members have worrisome conflicts of interests. He has a point, but these types of conflicts are only becoming more common.
When former government contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA was conducting digital surveillance on a massive scale, many feared for the future of cloud computing. But it looks like the cloud industry is still growing. And in very big way.
Thanks to Shopped Tattoos, a new Tumblr, we can live in a world where all our favorite pop culture icons are fully inked up.
This week WIRED Science kicks off a new feature highlighting great science visualizations. We'll bring you the most awesome scientific graphic, illustration, map, or image we find each week. Our favorite image this week shows nerve fibers crisscrossing the brain of a mouse, from research reported today in the journal Cell.
In-car touchscreens suck, save for one: the 17-inch megascreen fitted to the Tesla Model S. We praised the Tesla's ease of use and responsiveness in our review, and now Volvo is getting in on the game with its own intuitive touchscreen.