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Feb 16, 2019

Chinese Surveillance, Facebook Tracking, and More Security News This Week
3-D printed rifles, Iran missile hacking, and more of the week's top security news.

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Feb 16, 2019

Sci-Fi Author Robert Heinlein Was Basically MacGyver
Gregory Benford's new book portrays the writer as a man of action and improvised traps.

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Feb 16, 2019

The Pentagon Needs to Woo AI Experts Away From Big Tech
Opinion: Without more DOD investment, there just aren't enough incentives to lure talent away from high-paying jobs with great benefits into a life of public service.

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Feb 16, 2019

Space Photos of the Week: The Trail of Opportunity and More
As hard as it is to say goodbye to our favorite little rover, the mission had a hell of a run on Mars.

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Feb 16, 2019

28 Best President's Day Sales on Laptops, TVs, Gear (2019)
We found the best tech bargains for the long holiday weekend from Beats, Dyson, and more.

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Feb 16, 2019

The Soothing Promise of Our Own Artisanal Internet
As unease with Big Tech grows, some prescribe a slower, less viral online existence. "Eat independent sites, mostly not Facebook."

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Feb 15, 2019

Uber Sues NYC to Kill Its Ride-Hail Car Cap
New York's mayor says the rule, which halts the granting of new licenses, is vital for reining in congestion. Uber says the city is overreaching.

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Feb 15, 2019

Hacks, Nudes, and Breaches: It's Been a Rough Month for Dating Apps
Trouble at OKCupid, Coffee Meets Bagel, and Jack'd have made February a bad stretch for romantics online.

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Feb 15, 2019

Trump Declared an Emergency Based on Data That Doesn't Exist
As he declared a national emergency Friday, President Trump repeatedly dismissed statistics and reports produced by his own government.

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Feb 15, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: The Allure of OG Usernames
Product designer Chris Messina snagged @chris as his Instagram name. It's been awesome—and terrible. Plus: Amazon splits with NYC, on the Gadget Lab podcast.

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Feb 15, 2019

With HQ2, New York and Amazon Played a Zero Sum Game—And Everyone Lost
With the HQ2 split, New York lost a chance for a more diverse economy. Amazon lost a chance to engage with critics. And in it all, America lost out too.

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Feb 15, 2019

California's Rain Was a 'Cat 4' Atmospheric River. Wait, What?
All that rain drenching California this week came from an atmospheric river. A new rating scale would tell you how much water is fueling the system.

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Feb 15, 2019

A 7-Year Journey Across the US, One Highway at a Time
Joshua Dudley Greer traveled 100,000 miles up and down US interstates for his new book 'Somewhere Along the Line'.

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Feb 15, 2019

'Metro Exodus' Brings the Series' Grim Atmosphere Aboveground
By taking the 'Metro' titles out of the Metro, 4A Games is conducting a massive experiment—one that mostly succeeds.

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Feb 15, 2019

The Fallout of the Activision Layoffs Will Last a While
Outcry about the layoffs has continued throughout the week.

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Feb 15, 2019

See All the Tools and Tricks That Make Nascar Go
If bullet journals, perfectly arranged drawers, and heart-stopping car racing is your thing, you'll be glad to meet the crews who make it happen.

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Feb 15, 2019

Netflix's 'Umbrella Academy' Is Your New X-Men—Ugh
Sure, it's derivative. That's what you'll love about it—and what might drive you crazy.

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Feb 15, 2019

7 Best Cold Brew Coffee Makers (2019)
Learn how to make fantastic cold brew with our picks for the best cold brew coffee makers, best cold brew coffee grounds, and our advice.

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Feb 15, 2019

7 Best Cold-Brew Coffee Makers (2019)
Learn how to make fantastic cold brew with our picks for the best cold-brew coffee makers, best cold-brew coffee grounds, and our advice.

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Feb 15, 2019

The Eye-Popping Alita: Battle Angel Never Ends—Literally
The James Cameron-produced movie is a lot of fun, but it's trying so hard to turn into a franchise it forgets to have a third act.

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Feb 15, 2019

Personal Data Collection: The Complete Wired Guide
Information about you, what you buy, where you go, even where you look is the oil that fuels the digital economy.

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Feb 15, 2019

Darpa Wants to Solve Science's Replication Crisis With Robots
Social science has an image problem—too many findings don't hold up. A new project will crank through 30,000 studies to try to identify red flags.

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Feb 15, 2019

Darpa Wants to Solve Science's Reproducibility Crisis With AI
Social science has an image problem—too many findings don't hold up. A new project will crank through 30,000 studies to try to identify red flags.

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Feb 14, 2019

Au Revoir, Airbus A380
It was so huge that it required a whole special bespoke transportation logistics setup, but no one wanted to buy it.

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Feb 14, 2019

How Do I (Safely) Use Dating Apps?
Happy Love Day! (Ugh) Here's how to get started with Tinder, Bumble, and so on

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Feb 14, 2019

Before There Was Internet Paranoia, There Was Lyndon LaRouche
He was considered a wacko and denied access to a broad audience. Today, anyone can spread wild ideas online.

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Feb 14, 2019

Instead of a Wall, Congress Puts Border Money Where It Counts
President Trump has yet to sign the bill. If he doesn't, another government shutdown looms.

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Feb 14, 2019

Trump's Wall Won't Solve a National Emergency. It Is One
President Trump has signaled that in addition to signing a Congressional spending bill, he will declare a national emergency to fund his misbegotten border wall.

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Feb 14, 2019

Amazon Won't Build Its HQ2 in New York City
The company says it will no longer build its highly anticipated office in Queens after the deal faced backlash from politicians, taxpayers, and activists.

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Feb 14, 2019

India Is Cracking Down on Ecommerce and Free Speech
Following China's lead, India is restricting some sales by global ecommerce companies, and weakening protections around online free speech.

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Feb 14, 2019

The AI Text Generator That's Too Dangerous to Make Public
Researchers at OpenAI decided that a system that scores well at understanding language could too easily be manipulated for malicious intent.

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Feb 14, 2019

Women Will Dominate—and Dismantle—the Music Industry in 2019
From Ariana Grande and Kacey Musgraves to Tierra Whack and Lizzo, this year is all about female artists remaking the music biz.

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Feb 14, 2019

A 'Breaking Bad' Movie Is Coming to Netflix
Also: Apple is reportedly announcing its streaming plans in March, and Thanos is going to 'Dune'.

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Feb 14, 2019

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless Review: Are They for You?
Sennheiser's high-end earbuds are completely wirefree, but they aren't completely hassle-free.

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Feb 14, 2019

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless Review: Not Your Best Buds
Sennheiser's high-end earbuds are completely wirefree, but they aren't completely hassle-free.

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Feb 14, 2019

Don't Get Your Valentine an Internet-Connected Sex Toy
Mozilla expands its "Privacy Not Included" gift guide to the bedroom: It's all sexy fun and games until someone hacks a WiFi-enabled butt plug.

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Feb 14, 2019

Launch an 80,000-Pound Sled off an Aircraft Carrier? Sure!
This electromagnetic catapult flings airplanes into the sky (and giant sleds into the water). Here's how to calculate the projectile motion involved.

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Feb 14, 2019

Two Satellites Almost Crashed. Here's How They Dodged It
Close encounters of the orbiting kind are getting so common, the Air Force's alerts are starting to look like junk mail.

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Feb 14, 2019

How Measles Hacks the Body—and Harms Its Victims for Years
The virus is the most contagious in the world, exploiting the human body's immune system to spread with extreme agility and harming its victims for years.

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Feb 14, 2019

10 Ways to Stay Active Indoors (and Sane) in Winter
Rollerblades, climbing shoes, and more—here's our favorite gear for warding off the winter blues.

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Feb 14, 2019

What Happens When Techno-Utopians Actually Run a Country
Direct democracy! Universal basic income! Fascism!? The inside story of Italy's Five Star Movement and the cyberguru who dreamed it up.

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Feb 13, 2019

A New Robo-Car Report Card Isn't Quite What It Seems
he numbers are a little jumbly, but reports published by the state's DMV show progress toward the day when humans are unshackled from the steering wheel.

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Feb 13, 2019

The T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Is Scrambling Telecom Politics
Democrats have often opposed telecom mergers, but some prominent Democrats support T-Mobile's proposed acquisition of Sprint.

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Feb 13, 2019

Don't Blame 'Fortnite' for Activision Blizzard's Layoffs
There is a 'Fortnite' Effect—but it's not what you think it is.

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Feb 13, 2019

Don't Blame 'Fortnite' for Activision-Blizzard's Layoffs
There is a 'Fortnite' Effect—but it's not what you think it is.

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Feb 13, 2019

R.I.P., Opportunity Rover: the Hardest-Working Robot in the Solar System
NASA announced that, after 15 years and 5,000 charge cycles, the Mars rover Opportunity is officially dead. Here's what killed the tenacious little robot.

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Feb 13, 2019

Should Big Tech Own Our Personal Data?
Opinion: Personal data is increasingly a core part of our personhood. Which is why the "service for data" model is a devil's bargain.

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Feb 13, 2019

US Air Force Defector Allegedly Helped Iran Hack Americans
In an astonishing indictment, the DoJ details how Monica Witt allegedly turned on her former counterintelligence colleagues.

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Feb 13, 2019

A 6-Legged Robot Stares at the Sky to Navigate Like a Desert Ant
AntBot looks for the polarized light from the sun in order to find its way. Your robot car could do the same one day.

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Feb 13, 2019

Sony's PlayStation Classic is a Great Deal Right Now (Only $40)
It's only a couple months old, but Sony's miniature PS Classic has dropped from $100 to just $40.

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Feb 13, 2019

'Frozen 2' Trailer: Twitter Asks, Where Is Elsa's Girlfriend?
The internet would be thrilled if the sequel was basically 'Carol' on Ice. It would be a monumental move for Disney.

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Feb 13, 2019

What Trump's Executive Order on AI Is Missing
Opinion: America needs a special visa program aimed at attracting more AI experts and specialists.

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Feb 13, 2019

Americans Are Abandoning Public Transit—but Don't Blame Uber
In a world of cheap gas, easy-come auto loans, ride-hail, and now a new breed of bike- and scooter-share, transit riders aren't riding like they use to.

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Feb 13, 2019

Californians Trust the Weed Industry More Than Social Media
A survey finds that the majority of Californians think tech has been "under-regulated" and merits more government oversight.

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Feb 13, 2019

Forget People, Elroy's Self-Flying Drone Hauls Heavy Cargo
The hybrid-powered aircraft will carry up to 500 pounds with a range of 300 miles, and could enter service next year.

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Feb 13, 2019

Strava's New Tool Builds Routes Based on Your Finger Swipes
Drag your finger on the in-app map, and the mobile Route Builder translates your scrawl into an ideal path. The beta version debuts soon for Strava Summit users.

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Feb 13, 2019

This Robot Debates and Cracks Jokes, but It's Still a Toaster
Domo arigato, debating roboto: An IBM project shows that a computer can carry on a sophisticated—if creepy—argument with a human.

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Feb 13, 2019

1 in 3 Americans Suffered Severe Online Harassment in 2018
And roughly 80 percent of Americans say tech companies should do more to prevent it, according to a new survey from the Anti-Defamation League.

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Feb 12, 2019

'Captain Marvel' Has the Best Movie Website Since 'Space Jam'
To promote its upcoming superhero flick, Marvel went full Geocities. And experts say it hit all the right notes.

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Feb 12, 2019

_Captain Marvel_ Has the Best Movie Website Since _Space Jam_
To promote its upcoming superhero flick, Marvel went full Geocities. And experts say it hit all the right notes.

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Feb 12, 2019

'Kara Versus Jack' Proves That Twitter Needs an Edit Button
Tuesday's big event, in which Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey answered questions from journalist Kara Swisher, was peppered with typos that muddied the message.

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Feb 12, 2019

The Pentagon Doubles Down on AI-and Wants Help from Big Tech
A new Defense Department strategy calls for rapid adoption of AI across the military, and Google, Oracle, IBM, and SAP have signaled interest in a partnership.

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Feb 12, 2019

What Happens If Russia Cuts Itself Off From the Internet
State media has reported that Russia will attempt to disconnect from the global internet this spring. That's going to be tricky.

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Feb 12, 2019

The Green New Deal Is Just the Vague, Audacious Goal We Need
The Green New Deal unveiled by congressional Democrats last week is fairly criticized for being vague and unrealistic. But the US needs ambitious societal goals.

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Feb 12, 2019

Disney's Building Its Own Streamer—Why Take Shows to Hulu?
There's a reason Howard the Duck is going to Hulu and not Disney .

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Feb 12, 2019

The Redditors Who Reclaimed r/FatPussy (and Other Vile Subs)
It's about cats now.

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Feb 12, 2019

This Scary Map Shows How Climate Change Will Transform Your City
Click on your city, and the map will pinpoint a modern analog city that matches what your climate may be in 2080. The results are startling.

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Feb 12, 2019

A Photographer Re-Creates the Snapshots in Old Family Albums
Rie Yamada collects vintage photo albums and re-stages the images—with herself as all the subjects.

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Feb 12, 2019

A Photographer Recreates the Snapshots in Old Family Albums
Rie Yamada collects vintage photo albums and re-stages the images—with herself as all the subjects.

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Feb 12, 2019

The Real Reason Tech Struggles With Algorithmic Bias
Opinion: Humans train the machine-learning and AI systems at Facebook, Google, and Twitter to filter out bias. The problem: they don't know what they're looking for.

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Feb 12, 2019

The Xiaomi M365 Scooter Can Be Hacked to Speed Up or Stop
A hacker can accelerate Xiaomi M365 scooter—or hit the breaks—while a rider is on it.

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Feb 12, 2019

A New Lab Is Brewing Microbes to Create Makeup and Medicines
At Culture Biosciences, rows of bioreactors are brewing yeast and bacteria so synthetic biology startups can produce their foods, biofuels, and medicines faster.

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Feb 12, 2019

Sorry, Sandra Bullock: A Fire Extinguisher Is a Lousy Thruster
In the movie *Gravity*, Sandra Bullock uses a fire extinguisher to maneuver in space. Controlling it is much, much harder than it looks.

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Feb 12, 2019

AR Will Spark the Next Big Tech Platform—Call It Mirrorworld
We are building a 1-to-1 map of almost unimaginable scope. When it's complete, our physical reality will merge with the digital universe.

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Feb 11, 2019

Softbank Invests $1B in Robo-Delivery Startup Nuro
So get ready to see a lot more of the company's toaster-inspired, human-free robots roaming the street, delivering groceries.

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Feb 11, 2019

Amazon Gobbles Up Eero to Round Out Its Smart Home Plan
What are the consequences (and conveniences) of the tech giant acquiring the home router company?

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Feb 11, 2019

Amber Authenticate Protects Video Footage From Deepfakes and Tampering
Many of the body cameras worn by police are woefully vulnerable to hacking and manipulation. Amber Authenticate wants to fix that—with the blockchain.

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Feb 11, 2019

Will Smith's 'Aladdin' Genie Is Already a Meme
Blue is definitely not the warmest color.

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Feb 11, 2019

Childish Gambino Made History at the Grammys
Also, 'The Walking Dead' is losing a fan-favorite character and 'The Lego Movie 2' underperforms.

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Feb 11, 2019

TV's Second Chance for Trans Representation—the Right Way
*The L Word* reboot has the opportunity to do something revolutionary. Again.

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Feb 11, 2019

Why the US Needs a National Strategy for AI
Opinion: With its American AI Initiative, the White House is devoting funding, research, and data infrastructure to boosting our prowess in artificial intelligence.

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Feb 11, 2019

Why the US Needs a Strategy for AI
Opinion: With its American AI Initiative, the White House is devoting funding, research, and data infrastructure to boosting our prowess in artificial intelligence.

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Feb 11, 2019

8 Best Baby Monitors (2019): Nanit, VTech, and More
These are our favorite baby monitors and cameras to help you keep an eye (or ear) on your kids at night. Wi-Fi, radio, long range, audio, and app-based monitors included.

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Feb 11, 2019

The Green New Deal Needs to Grapple With America's Sprawl
Where we live plays an enormous role in our emissions. For the Green New Deal to work, it needs to grapple with that fact.

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Feb 11, 2019

Google and Microsoft Warn That AI May Do Dumb Things
Google and Microsoft have added warnings to their "risk factors" for investors about potential legal and ethical problems from their artificial intelligence projects.

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Feb 11, 2019

Autocomplete Presents the Best Version of You
As goofy as some of your smartphone keyboard's predictions are, at least it tries to not make you look bad.

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Feb 11, 2019

There's Still So Much We Need to Learn About Weed—and Fast
A new research center will finally quantify cannabis' toll on the environment, as well as how existing rules affect the growers themselves.

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Feb 11, 2019

Trump's Plan to Keep America First in AI
The US will join more than a dozen other countries with national AI strategies when President Trump signs an executive order to create the American AI Initiative.

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Feb 10, 2019

Amazon's Self-Driving Bet and More Car News This Week
The logistics giant invests in autonomous vehicle startup Aurora, the micromobility world ponders its future, we review the new Porsche 911, and more.

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Feb 10, 2019

Nancy Pelosi's Clap at the State of the Union Tops This Week's Internet News
The speech was very boring. The state of the world as a whole, though, is far from tedious.

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Feb 10, 2019

Clues to Our Unknown Ancestors Are Hiding in Our Genome
Humans interbred with Neanderthals and Denisovans, but were there others? Paleontologists are using deep learning to find lost branches of our family tree.

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Feb 10, 2019

Tivoli Go Fonico Review: Wirefree Workout Buds
Even with a few glitches, these cute wirefree, true wireless workout earbuds are still worth the price.

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Feb 10, 2019

Cybersecurity Workers Scramble to Fix a Post-Shutdown Mess
The shutdown may have ended two weeks ago, but federal cybersecurity professionals will be coping with its impact for a long time to come.

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Feb 10, 2019

Monkeys With Superpower Eyes Could Help Cure Color Blindness
Squirrel monkeys don't see color like people. But inject their eyeballs with a genetically engineered virus, and they suddenly can perceive a new rainbow. The same trick could someday be used on color-blind people.

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Feb 10, 2019

Journalism Isn't Dying. It's Returning to Its Roots
The future of journalism is more partisan and supported by more diverse revenue streams—in other words, like the journalism of 200 years ago.

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Feb 09, 2019

Space Photos of the Week: The Galaxy Next Door
Before stars are stars and solar systems emerge, there is nothing but gas and dust.

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Feb 09, 2019

An Apple-Hacking Teen, SIM-Swap Indictments, and More Security News This Week
Location data scandals, a Zcash bug, and more of the week's top security news.

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Feb 09, 2019

Will We Ever Get Another Season of 'Dimension 404'?
The sci-fi anthology show deserves a second run. Come on, Hulu.

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Feb 09, 2019

Best MacBooks for 2019: Which Model Should You Actually Buy?
It's never been harder to buy the right Apple laptop. Let us help you with our MacBook buying guide.

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Feb 09, 2019

How WIRED Covered Facebook These Past 15 Years
As the company morphed from an exclusive platform for co-eds to one of the biggest, most powerful platforms in the world, our writers chronicled it all.

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