A company called Flir has spotted a new market opportunity: equipping self-driving cars with heat-seeking cameras.
Can you blame them?
Look at these dang space photos.
Opinion: "Trump hardly stands out as remarkable in his willingness to engage in personal and public feuds with large corporations that piss him off."
Two factor authentication codes may not be as random as we're led to believe.
New York City is revamping its bus network with electric vehicles, double-decker buses, and a whole new routing system.
Going forward, Lyft has decided to offset the carbon emissions of every ride around the world, making all rides “carbon neutral.”
"OKRs were an elastic, data-driven apparatus for a freewheeling, data-worshipping enterprise. They promised transparency for a team that defaulted to open—open source, open systems, open web."
Forget about avenging—before 'Infinity War' arrives, read up on the Marvel mega-villain at the center of it all.
Cramming 7.2 million people into Hong Kong's 426 square miles requires building up. And up. And up. Hong Kong's amazing skyline features more than 1,500 skyscrapers. The very tallest of them are office buildings, but even apartment buildings rise 250 feet or more, allowing those on the ground to see only slivers of sky through a canyon of concrete, steel, and glass. See more dizzying shots of Hong Kong from the ground here: https://wired.trib.al/GG3U64C
📸: Peter Stewart
Uranus has been holding in a gassy secret: It smells like rotten eggs. That's not an insult, it's science.
Nine feature films. A half-dozen TV series. Hundreds of books. The ‘Star Wars’ universe is unbelievably vast. This guide will help you navigate it.
Professional auto racing can be a ridiculously expensive sport, one hard to get into without a billionaire backer or a fat bank account. But if you lack the cash and still dream of the track, don’t worry—you can still race on this track. Here, Norwegian bilcross races take place. Instead of Ferraris and Astons, these drivers race beat-up Volvos and Saabs that might otherwise go to the junkyard.
See more here: https://wired.trib.al/MD3J3eM
📸: Alberto Bernasconi
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Choose your Android phone wisely.
Spotify is attempting to differentiate itself from rival streaming services by adding more features to its free tier, including personalized playlists and song recommendations.
There are all kinds of space myths out there, and astronaut Chris Hadfield is here to debunk them.
Spring cleaning isn't just for houses.
Opinion: "Americans should have rights to and control over their data. If we don’t like a service, we should be free to move our data to another."
Whomst among us hasn't dreamed of a luxury vehicle with a built-in tea kettle.
You might think rodents can't be loveable and cute, but that's because you haven't met the Agouti: https://wired.trib.al/DTEvwkF
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Flipboard is updating its app and website to include features that emphasize trustworthy news sources.
Human behavior on a sidewalk is weirdly complex. Today, Marble is announcing a new delivery robot that it hopes can navigate the chaos.
"Any time you put your phone into your pocket, you have a smart jacket… the only problem is they don't talk to each other."
Facebook moderators use a Community Standards playbook to determine what posts from its users violate platform policy. Today, Facebook is making it public.
What if, before you consented to Terms of Service, you could at least read the SparkNotes? That's the goal of this website.
Like the lead-tainted water in Flint, Michigan, the current crisis in Puerto Rico came not as a consequence of one big storm but after years of well-understood neglect. It wasn't a surprise—it was a disaster of policy.
So what's the Podfather up to these days?
Star Wars. Physics. Let's go.
Few companies have moved faster and broken more things than Uber. It's why Travis Kalanick was forced to resign as CEO. Now his replacement is trying something decidedly different by adopting a philosophy that states the exact opposite.
Parenting pro tip: Use your Nest cam as a baby monitor.
Parenting genius tip: Revamp your home network's security protocol to protect that video feed from hackers.
The latest development in the Internet of Things: a new breed of chips with facial recognition capabilities that will work even with relatively cheap devices.
The Ridge Merino Heist women's hoodie is a nearly flawless piece of attire.
You probably didn't need to know this, but ... (via The New Yorker)
Ransomware attackers demanded $52,000 from Atlanta. The city ended up paying $2.6 million for a fix. https://wired.trib.al/VdNpIaC
What should today's scientific paper look like? (via The Atlantic)
"This paper suggests that one day we might be able perhaps to predict weather by machine-learning algorithms and not by sophisticated models of the atmosphere."
What kind of parents did you grow up with?
“It’s fun to read that, before there was social media, countless people spent hours with Microsoft Windows Solitaire using the cards I designed.” (via The New Yorker)
If their plan works, these scientists could have a reliable coral population to study in detail over multiple generations.
AR technology has opened up new possibilities for artists and activists eager to have a part in shaping the museum-going experience.
25 years ago yesterday, the first web browser to achieve popularity among the general public was released: https://wired.trib.al/GpUk53y
The Fitbit Versa is really good at making your life healthier, one tiny, incremental change at a time. Our review:
How we got here. What we can do now. What happens next. This guide will explain everything you need to know about climate change.
This lab could help save corals from destruction: https://trib.al/NPGMZQs
25 years ago yesterday, the first web browser to achieve popularity among the general public was released. From there, the web as we know it began to flourish.
"Tech companies are younger, don’t rely on decades-old systems that presume that banks will always perform certain functions, and... are unafraid to annoy the banks by excluding them from deals."
It was so easy to know who to root for back in Season 1. This time won't be so simple. Our recap of last night's Westworld premiere.
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