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Female Founders Still Face Sexual Harassment From Investors

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 17:36
In a new survey, over 20 percent of respondents said they experienced one or more “inappropriate incidents” at the hands of investors.
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Anand Giridharadas Delivers a Harsh Message to Rich Techie Philanthropists

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 17:12
Journalist Anand Giridharadas had a message for the rich techies in the audience at WIRED25: they’re “causing, by daylight, problems that they simply will never be able to undo by philanthropic moonlight.”
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MIT's Neha Narula and Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Say It's Early Days Yet For Cryptocurrencies

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:36
But, they say, blockchain is still developing fast.
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Big Data and the End of Painful, Invasive Medical Procedures

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:23
Onstage at WIRED25, 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki and bioengineer Stephen Quake focused on unlocking the secrets hidden in blood and spit.
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Microsoft's Nadella Says AI Can Make the World More Inclusive

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:20
Artificial intelligence can help deaf people communicate, but the algorithms need to be fair, the Microsoft CEO says.
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Silicon Valley’s Tech Elite Zoom in on Crispr

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 14:41
“Where we are now with biotech feels quite a bit like where we were with information technology in the late 1990s,” said Napster co-founder Sean Parker on stage at WIRED25
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos Says Tech Companies Should Work With the Pentagon

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 14:13
"This is a great country and it does need to be defended,” the Amazon CEO tells the WIRED25 Summit in San Francisco.
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Apple's Jony Ive on the Unpredictable Consequences of Innovation

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 13:19
"I think it's good to be connected,” says Apple’s chief design officer. “I think the real question is what you do with that connection."
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What's Next for Instagram's Kevin Systrom? Flying Lessons

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 12:36
The Instagram cofounder, who recently left parent company Facebook, says he wants to be sure the people running social networks are paying attention to how they impact people’s lives.
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Blue Origin and Jeff Bezos Want Us All to Leave Earth—for Good

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 12:15
At Blue Origin, Amazon's space-obsessed founder is building rockets, and he hopes to someday blast humanity into an extraterrestrial future.
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Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Review: Software Is Eating Your Phone

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 09:00
Our favorite Android phone is back, and this time it’s loaded with even more AI smarts.
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Climate Change Might Double the Cost of a Beer

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 08:00
More extreme droughts and heat waves will hit barley especially hard, so growers are trying to hack the grain to make it more resistant.
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Rolls-Royce Wants to Fill the Seas With Self-Sailing Ships

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 06:00
The vision starts with helping humans stay safe at sea, but could put fully robo-boats into action as ferries in just a few years.
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When, Exactly, Did Politics Become a Tech Story?

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 04:00
Early WIRED could ignore politics because its writers were focused on imagining the future. Today, the digital revolution is upon us, so WIRED writers have a larger task: helping readers understand what is happening in the present.
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You’re Expecting Too Much Out of Boston Dynamics’ Robots

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 21:04
Boston Dynamics CEO Marc Raibert doesn't know exactly how people will use robots like the SpotMini. But at least it can do the running man.
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Glen Weyl on Technology and Social Innovation

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 18:40
Glen Weyl, a principal researcher at Microsoft, says society is relying too much on technology to solve social problems.
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Anand Giridharadas on Saudi Money and Silicon Valley Hypocrisy

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 17:09
Author Anand Giridharadas says the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is prompting some in tech to rethink ties to the Saudi regime.
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Jeff Weiner on How Technology Accentuates Tribalism

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 10:21
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Talks with WIRED Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson about the future of work, and finding jobs.
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You're About to Drown in Streaming Subscriptions

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 06:00
The streaming space is about to get a lot more crowded. But at what cost?
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This Week in the Future of Cars: Happy Birthday to Us

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 05:00
We look at the latest happenings in the auto-world, and look back at WIRED's greatest hits from a quarter century of chronicling the ever-molting world of transportation.
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