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Facebook Will Force More At-Risk Accounts to Use Two-Factor

The platform joins Google and others in requiring stronger protections for its most vulnerable users.

02/12/2021

Ex-Googler Timnit Gebru Starts Her Own AI Research Center

The researcher, who says Google fired her a year ago, wants to ask questions about responsible use of artificial intelligence.

02/12/2021

How to Not Melt Down Over Our Warming Planet

WIRED spoke with Maria Ojala, a psychologist studying climate anxiety, about how you can stay focused and active in the face of dread.

02/12/2021

David Attenborough’s Unending Mission to Save Our Planet

“We tend to think we are the be all and end all—but we’re not. The sooner we can realize that the natural world goes its way, not our way, the better.”

02/12/2021

This Is What It Will Take to End Deforestation by 2030

Nations around the world made a vital climate crisis declaration to save forests within the next decade. Can they actually do it?

02/12/2021

Jack Dorsey’s Square Is Now Block

Jack Dorsey is no fan of Mark Zuckerberg. He once told e that at dinner at Chez Zuck, the Facebook CEO served him a goat he had killed, and the meat was cold. More recently, he made fun of Zuckerberg’s metaverse ambitions.

01/12/2021

This Drone Uses Piercing Talons to Perch—or Snatch Things

What do you get when you slap 3D-printed raptor legs on a quadcopter? A robot that can land like a falcon to keep an eye on the forest.

01/12/2021

These Startups Deliver Groceries Fast—Without Gig Workers

Facing a tight labor market and even tighter schedules, some companies are hiring employees, with benefits.

01/12/2021

More Companies Offer Fertility Benefits. It’s Only the Beginning

Employer support for staff who wish to freeze their eggs has great potential—but broader support for parents still lags behind.

01/12/2021

What The Matrix Got Wrong About Cities of the Future

Where the movie foresaw a distinction between digital and physical reality, modern cities are merging them, and not necessarily in a good way.

01/12/2021

The Most Efficient Way to Debug the Simulation

the impact of the Matrix franchise—and the future of reality Hello, everybody. It's great to see you all in one place for the first time. I've been doing my best to learn your names, but I'm terrible with hexadecimal, so bear with me. Before we…

01/12/2021

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Is Ready to Blow Your Mind

Rare is the seer of tomorrows. Yet Morpheus embodies the role deftly. In the Matrix films, starved for salvation, he is the Black prophet of Zion's freedom quest. A defender of humanity's legacy. A judicious captain with the disposition of a…

01/12/2021

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