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These New Tricks Can Outsmart Deepfake Videos—for Now

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 04:00
We'll soon find it hard to know with our own eyes if a video is real or generated by AI, but new algorithms are staying one or two steps ahead of the fakers.
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How McLaren Learned to Treat its Formula One Pit Crew Like Athletes

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 04:00
It started with stealth video recordings and ended with visual tracking goggles and orange nuts.
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The Real Heroine of 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' Isn't Hope Van Dyne

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 04:00
It's actually someone whose name is far less known.
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Jack Dorsey on Twitter's Role in Free Speech and Filter Bubbles

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:28
The Twitter CEO talks with WIRED Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson about how the social media service is different today than 12 years ago.
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Here's What Astronauts See When a Rocket Aborts Mid-Flight

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:34
Nick Hague, the NASA astronaut onboard the Soyuz rocket that failed after takeoff last week, recounts his experience inside the capsule.
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Your Facebook Posts Can Reveal If You're Depressed

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 11:39
Researchers used people's Facebook data and their medical records to detect early symptoms of a mental health problem.
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Paul Allen Thought Like a Hacker and Never Stopped Dreaming

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 10:34
The Microsoft cofounder, who left the company in 1983, died Monday at age 65 of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
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You Can Now Run Some Code Hosted on GitHub

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 10:00
GitHub Actions will allow developers to automate some tasks for managing their code.
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Audi Brings Drift-Happy Driving to Its Electric E-tron SUV

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 06:00
The German automaker takes advantage of its all-electric powertrain to make the E-tron a delightfully drifty luxury SUV.
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2018): Specs, Price, Release Date

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 06:00
Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite e-reader gets an update. You get more storage, better lighting, and still no Alexa.
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Which Microsoft Surface Should I Buy? (2018)

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 05:00
We rounded up your options to help you decide which Microsoft PC suits your needs.
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Netflix May Not Win a Best Picture Oscar, but We’ll Win Better Movies

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 04:00
After pushes into sci-fi and rom-coms, the streaming titan is throwing its considerable weight behind a spate of auteur-driven dramas.
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Uber and Lyft Made Traffic Worse in San Francisco. But It’s Complicated

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 01:00
A new report concludes that Uber and Lyft were responsible for 51 percent of the daily vehicle delay hours in the city between 2010 and 2016, but there are a few big caveats.
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Google’s CEO Says Tests of Censored Chinese Search Engine Turned Out Great

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 19:40
At WIRED's 25th anniversary festival, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company would be able to serve more than 99 percent of queries.
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Jack Dorsey Has Problems With Twitter, Too

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 19:10
If you have issues with Twitter, you are in good company. Jack Dorsey does too.
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Life-Saving Deliveries Will Get Drones Flying the Skies

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 18:57
It’s a lot easier for regulators to understand the need for new frameworks that allow innovations like drones, when every flight could potentially save a life.
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Marc Benioff Wants to Tax Billionaires, Including Himself

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 18:46
The Salesforce CEO supports a tax on businesses such as his own to attack San Francisco's homelessness epidemic.
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Susan Wojcicki Talks About the Challenge of Making YouTube a Better Place

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 18:31
At WIRED’s 25th anniversary event, Susan Wojcicki, the CEO of YouTube, called the last eighteen months the platform’s “growing up years.”
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Don’t Worry! The Future Is Going to Be Fine

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 18:02
Kitty Hawk CEO Sebastian Thrun and Y Combinator president Sam Altman are bullish on nuclear fusion, flying cars, and AI.
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Researchers Call for More Humanity in Artificial Intelligence

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 17:53
Stanford's Fei-Fei Li and Sinovation Ventures' Kai-Fu Lee say removing bias and aligning AI with humanity makes sense for companies, as well as nonprofits.
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