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The Best Backpacks for Work (2018): GoRuck, Peak Design, Chrome, Tom Bihn
These are the work bags that we absolutely adore.
'All Our Asias' Is a Vital Reminder That Creators Matter
The beautiful, surreal indie game about Asian heritage is made all the stronger by the self-conscious inclusion of its own maker.
Ajit Pai’s Plan Will Take Broadband Away From Poor People
Opinion: Gutting the FCC’s Lifeline program undermines the most vulnerable Americans.
xView Detection Challenge: Help the Pentagon Analyze Satellite Images
The Defense Department is offering $100,000 for artificial-intelligence algorithms that can identify items such buildings and trucks in satellite images.
Solve Genomics with the Blockchain? Why the Hell Not
Start-ups are clamoring to use cryptocurrency software to get and trade genome sequences for research and profit.
Uber Launches 'Express Pool' to Conquer the Commute
The company's bid to see more of its occasional users could threaten public transit.
Why Artificial Intelligence Researchers Should Be More Paranoid
Report highlights risks of AI. A robot-turned-assassin?
Watch a Human Try to Fight Off Boston Dynamics' Door-Opening Robot Dog
A human with a hockey stick does everything in his power to stop a robot from opening a door.
Look Inside WIRED’s March 2018 Issue
Facebook's two years of hell, Crispr as a conservation tool, and more.
Hackers Hijacked Tesla's Cloud to Mine Cryptocurrency
The recent rash of cryptojacking attacks has hit a Tesla database that contained potentially sensitive information.
What the Record-Setting Success of 'Black Panther' Means for the Future of Movies
After this weekend, everything is different.
The Motorola Moto X4 Is Almost Half-Off Right Now
Moto X4 is a fantastic phone at $400, and it's a steal at $280.
The Math Behind Pennsylvania's Gerrymandered Map Getting Overturned
Pennsylvania's Supreme Court issued a new congressional map on Monday. These are the experts who helped make it happen.
In Los Angeles, Dreamscape Immersive's Location-Based VR Brings You Into a New World
There’s far more immersive potential in a dedicated VR facility than what’s currently possible in your living room.
Work From Home Tips: Videoconferencing, Standing Desk
Whether you’re Zooming it in or not sitting down on the job, here’s how to do it right.
Winter Olympics 2018: The Physics of Blazing Fast Bobsled Runs
Four-person bobsled teams go faster than two-person teams—but why?
APT37: Inside the Toolset of an Elite North Korean Hacker Group
Security researcher at FireEye break down the arsenal of APT37, a North Korean hacker team coming into focus as a rising threat.
Inside the Mueller Indictment: A Russian Novel of Intrigue
The cast of characters revealed in the special counsel's epic indictment is drawn from the overlapping circles of oligarchs, spooks, and mob figures.
Thank Maps for the Cadillac CT6's Super Cruise Self-Driving
Cadillac's answer to Tesla Autopilot uses a massive mapping database to rein in badly behaving drivers.
Big Data Suggests Big Potential for Urban Farming
A global analysis finds that urban agriculture could yield up to 10 percent of many food crops—good news for its future as a force for sustainability.
This Computer Uses Light—Not Electricity—To Train AI Algorithms
Startup Fathom Computing thinks optical computing can extend the gains of Moore's Law and light the way to the future of artificial intelligence.
For Women in Cryptocurrency, a New Effort to Grow Their Ranks
Signers of the Blockchain Inclusive and Diversity Pledge commit to seek out underrepresented groups for investment, hiring, and mentorship opportunities.
How Podcasts and Voice Technology Are Changing How We Navigate the World
WIRED columnist Antonio García Martínez on how podcasts and smart speakers like Google Home and Alexa are revolutionizing communications.
Crispr Gene Editing Will Transform How We Eradicate Invasive Species
A conservationist wants to use Crispr to eliminate island predators. It's not brutal like poison, but it could transform our power over nature.
Facebook Executive Rob Goldman Apologizes After Russia Tweets
When Facebook ad executive Rob Goldman sounded off about Russia's use of the platform, he went against the company line—and Robert Mueller's indictment.
'Black Panther' Discussion: This One's Gonna Be Fun
We've seen it. You've seen it. It's time we all talked it out.
Could Scientists Use Silver Iodide to Make Snow for the Olympics?
You can theoretically "seed" snow in the atmosphere, but it's really hard to tell if it actually works.
Best President's Day Sales (2018) on Laptops, TVs, and Gear
If you're looking for some surprising savings this weekend, we've dug up a ton for you.
Mechanical Keyboards: Aukey, Logitech Orion, Das Keyboard
Serious typists deserve a responsive keyboard. Here are three steps to tactile heaven.
Apple’s Move to Bring Health Care Records to the iPhone Is Great News
Opinion: The company’s decision to include an open API in its mobile phone OS has great promise for electronic health records.
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