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The Plan to Save California's Legendary Weed From 'Big Cannabis'

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 05:00
Inside the sprawling new facility that wants to help small cannabis farmers survive the invasion of Big Cannabis.
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Nest Cam Baby Monitor: How to Make It Secure

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 05:00
A few ways to help keep the footage of your kids away from mean old hackers.
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Thanks to AI, These Cameras Will Know What They’re Seeing

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 04:00
A new breed of chips incorporate artificial intelligence into relatively cheap cameras, enabling new apps but also more ubiquitous surveillance.
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NASA’s New Exoplanet Satellite TESS Could Find Life Close to Home

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 03:00
TESS is designed to find and study the exoplanets closest to Earth.
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The Rise and Feel of VR Pornography

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 03:00
Watching pornography in virtual reality changes the experience dramatically: You feel like you're actually there. That triggers empathy rather than distance.
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The Teens Who Hacked Microsoft's Xbox Empire—And Went Too Far

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 03:00
Among those involved in David Pokora's so-called Xbox Underground, one would become an informant, one would become a fugitive, and one would end up dead.
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The White House Warns on Russian Router Hacking, But Muddles the Message

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 16:52
By scolding Russia for what looks like typical espionage, the US and UK are blurring red lines in cybersecurity.
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The White House Loses Rob Joyce and Tom Bossert, Its Cybersecurity Brain Trust

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 15:56
White House cybersecurity coordinator Rob Joyce will follow homeland security advisor Tom Bossert out the door, leaving the Trump administration adrift on cybersecurity policy.
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*Incredibles 2* Asks: What's the Right Way to Solve a Math Problem?

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 14:41
The new Pixar movie has a trailer that makes you think about how teaching math *really* works.
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TED 2018: Thought-Reading Machines and the Death of Love

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:25
A new holographic technology promises to replace expensive medical imaging. But it might also blur individual human identities.
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Mark Zuckerberg’s Hearings Were Facebook’s and Silicon Valley’s Ultimate Debut

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:04
To spectators, Mark Zuckerberg's appearance before Congress marked a crisis at Facebook. To tech's elite, it was a demonstration of how the Valley operates.
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An Elaborate Hack Shows How Much Damage IoT Bugs Can Do

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:00
Rube-Goldbergesque IoT hacks are surprisingly simple to pull off—and can do a ton of damage.
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Meet the Illustrator Behind WIRED’s New Staff Portraits

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 08:00
The black-and-white portraits capturing more than 100 WIRED staff members in profile were created by New York–based artist Simone Noronha.
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These Celebrity Portraits Are Fake. Sort of

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 07:00
The photographs of Britney Spears, Donald Trump, and others aren't what they seem.
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'Rampage': 14 Unanswered Questions About the Rock’s New Movie

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 06:00
Almost none of them are about wigs.
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How Russian Facebook Ads Divided and Targeted US Voters Before the 2016 Election

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 06:00
New research shows just how prevalent political advertising was from suspicious groups in 2016—including Russian trolls.
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How to Be an Amateur Cinematographer—250 Miles Above the Earth

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 05:00
Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli had to learn in a hurry in order to capture footage for the NatGeo docu-series 'One Strange Rock.'
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Watch SpaceX Loft NASA’s New Planet-Hunting Mission Into Orbit

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 04:00
The TESS satellite will hitch a ride atop a Falcon 9 rocket to search out new worlds.
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SoftBank's Futuristic Vision Fund Takes on the Real (Estate) World

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 04:00
SoftBank's $93 billion Vision Fund is making big bets on real-estate-focused startups.
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Uber Makes Peace With a Data-Sharing Deal for Cities

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 04:00
The ride-hailing company is working with DC to share info—and the much coveted curb.
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