The true ethical dilemma with driverless cars isn‘t the trolley problem-it‘s whether we should be testing them on public streets at all.
In four months, the southern California town has seen mudslides, the largest wildfire in state history, and now flash floods.
For all its scale and sound, the kaiju sequel packs none of the punch of the 2013 original.
It was already hard for researchers to use Facebook‘s data. It looks like it‘s about to get harder.
President Trump says he will impose tariffs on about 60 billion of Chinese goods in response to "tremendous intellectual property theft."
If you‘re ready to quit Facebook, here‘s how to replace everything you might miss.
They know a fair bit about monsters. They also know if their movie passes the Bechdel Test or has a post-credits scene.
Mark Zuckerberg made the rounds Wednesday, apologizing for Facebook‘s failure to protect your data. Here are the highlights.
WIRED columnist Susan Crawford on the lessons from Uber‘s self-driving tragedy-and why cities can‘t just blindly welcome autonomous vehicles to the streets.
What users really want is a chronological feed, but today‘s announcement is at least an acknowledgement that not everything about the algorithmic timeline is working.
And that the human safety driver was looking away from the road in the seconds leading up to the fatal impact.
A Mechanical Turk task shared with WIRED provides a glimpse into how algorithms are trained to spot and sort content on the video platform.
The biggest-ever human study of calorie restriction tries to answer that question.
Jorge Prez Higuera imagines how the world might look if you could block ads IRL.
Floods. Thieves. Hackers. Tackle any situation abroad with these mobile assistants.
From face-beating to "yas, queen"-ing, drag slang has crossed all the way over-but is its past getting lost?
WIRED Columnist Maryn McKenna on how online patient surveys are driving doctors to overprescribe antibiotics and driving up the number of drug-resistant infections.
Researchers are developing clever robots that use AI to examine and classify plankton, the pivotal organisms at the base of our oceanic food chain.
Lael Wilcox pedals a distance nearly equal to a trip around the globe every 12 months.
Researchers do have a culprit in mind-that thing in your hand.
Elon Musk‘s car for the masses lives up to the hype. Now he just has to build the thing.
Faced with runaway inflation and a weak national currency, Venezuelans are turning to cryptocurrencies to store savings and conduct some transactions.
It‘s sticky, it‘s icky, it‘s cannabis-derived oleoresin!
A bill that would amend a bedrock internet law in the name of curbing online sex trafficking is headed to President Trump after Senate approval Wednesday.