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The 3 Best VR Headsets and Some Games to Play (2020)
par Jess Grey le 20/09/2020 à 1:00
Virtual reality is more accessible than ever and these headsets can take you there, whether you want a standalone, room-scale, or PC-based experience.
Geoengineering Is the Only Solution to Our Climate Calamities
par Parag Khanna, Michael Ferrari le 20/09/2020 à 1:00
Altering Earth’s geophysical environment is a moon shot—and it will be the only way to reverse the damage done. It’s time to take it more seriously.
Mathematical ‘Hocus-Pocus’ Saved Particle Physics
par Charlie Wood le 20/09/2020 à 12:00
Renormalization, a technique that helps bridge the big and the small, has become perhaps the single most important advance in theoretical physics in 50 years.
As Trump Squeezes China, Alipay’s Star Rises
par Will Knight le 20/09/2020 à 11:00
Chinese consumers tap the fintech app to pay bills, order in restaurants, and book appointments. Now it’s preparing for an IPO that could value it at $200 billion.
The Best Creams and Tools for Removing Hair: Creams, Wax, and More
par Medea Giordano le 20/09/2020 à 11:00
Shaving can cause razor burn and ingrown hairs. These alternative options might be better for your skin—and sanity.
The iOS 14 Privacy and Security Features You Should Know
par David Nield le 20/09/2020 à 11:00
The latest update for your iPhone and iPad will make them safer than ever.
Mathematicians May Have Figured Out How ‘Stone Forests’ Form
par Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica le 19/09/2020 à 2:00
An NYU team thinks it's finally unlocked the secret to how these mysterious landforms get their interesting shape.
The 6 Best Laptop Stands (2020): Adjustable, Portable, and More
par Medea Giordano le 19/09/2020 à 1:00
Help your back and posture by raising your computer screen up to eye level.
Democracy Will Only Work If the Social Media Giants Grow Up
par Ann Ravel le 19/09/2020 à 1:00
The former chair of the Federal Election Commission argues that the integrity of the 2020 election is largely in the hands of Facebook and Twitter.
A Bluetooth Flaw Leaves Billions of Devices Vulnerable
par Brian Barrett le 19/09/2020 à 1:00
Indictments against Iranian hackers, a Veterans Affairs data breach, and more of the week's top security news.
A Patient Dies After a Ransomware Attack Hits a Hospital
par Dan Goodin, Ars Technica le 19/09/2020 à 12:00
The outage resulted in a significant delay in treatment. German authorities are investigating the perpetrators on suspicion of negligent manslaughter.
What’s Causing the Mass Bird Die-Off in the Southwest?
par Phoebe Weston le 19/09/2020 à 12:00
Thousands of migrating birds have died, perhaps starved by drier conditions related to climate change or by having to fly inland to avoid wildfire smoke.
19 Best Weekend Deals: Cameras, Apple Gear, and Games
par WIRED Staff le 19/09/2020 à 11:00
The new 8th-generation iPad is already slightly discounted, alongside headphones, laptops, and PS4 titles like 'Ghosts of Tsushima'.
How to Set Your Own Default Browser and Email App in iOS 14
par Whitson Gordon le 19/09/2020 à 11:00
Not into Safari or Apple Mail? With the next update, you can (finally) customize your preferences. Here’s what to know before you get started.
The 943-Dimensional Chess of a Trustworthy Covid-19 Vaccine
par Adam Rogers le 19/09/2020 à 11:00
Scientists want public confidence. The White House wants an October Surprise. The FDA wants to avoid looking political. Big Pharma wants a win. You’re in the middle.
Why Teens Are Falling for TikTok Conspiracy Theories
par Sofia Barnett le 19/09/2020 à 11:00
Conspiracies like Pizzagate are all over the social media platform. Here’s why they’ve found an audience there.
Trump’s TikTok Circus Will Have Lasting Consequences
par Louise Matsakis le 18/09/2020 à 5:01
The larger issues around China’s technological rise aren’t going away.
Dune Is a Hard Book to Adapt
par Geek's Guide to the Galaxy le 18/09/2020 à 4:00
Anyone who's seen David Lynch's 1984 film knows Frank Herbert's book doesn't translate easily to the screen.
The Progressive Case for a TikTok Sale
par Ganesh Sitaraman, Tim Wu le 18/09/2020 à 3:29
A principled, hands-off approach to the internet was easier to defend in the 1990s. Today it makes no sense.
Apple One Could Be a Bundle of Problems
par Steven Levy le 18/09/2020 à 1:00
Plus: U2’s iPod partnership, the public sector’s need for tech minds, and unwelcome hurricane visitors.
Streaming Services Are Abusing the + Sign and It Must End
par Angela Watercutter le 18/09/2020 à 1:00
In the beginning, there was ESPN+, then Disney+. Now that CBS All Access is becoming Paramount+, it’s time to call a moratorium.
Netflix's 'Ratched' Is a Plea for Mental Health Care
par Angela Watercutter le 18/09/2020 à 1:00
The show attempts to address flaws in the health care system—and in failing to do so, proves how much more attention mental illness needs.
Gen Z Has a Plan to Save the Election—Starting With the Polls
par Gilad Edelman le 18/09/2020 à 1:00
Poll workers, who skew elderly, are in short supply during the pandemic. Meet some of the young people trying to make up the gap.
The 5 Best Cheap Phone Plans (2020): Alternatives to the Big Carriers
par Matt Jancer le 18/09/2020 à 1:00
If you’re a Verizon, T-Mobile, or AT&T subscriber, these networks may save you a lot of money each month.
What’s in Wildfire Smoke, and How Dangerous Is It?
par Matt Simon le 18/09/2020 à 12:00
Blazes on the West Coast are spewing a haze clear across the country. Along the way, the complex chemistry of what we inhale gets even more complex.
Apple Wants You to Smash That Subscribe Button
par WIRED Staff le 18/09/2020 à 12:00
This week, we break down Apple’s latest announcements, from new hardware to its push into bundles and home workouts.
How to Use a Second Monitor With Your Laptop
par Eric Ravenscraft le 18/09/2020 à 11:00
Need a little more desktop real estate, or just tired of hunching over a small screen all day? Here’s how to give your back—and eyes—a break.
Companies Can Track Your Phone’s Movements to Target Ads
par Sidney Fussell le 18/09/2020 à 11:00
Brands are seeking new ways to customize messages. A startup that gathers data on when you pick up your phone, or when you go out on a run, can help.
Rocket Lab Could Beat NASA Back to Venus in the Search for ET
par Daniel Oberhaus le 18/09/2020 à 11:00
After years of neglect, Earth’s other neighbor is back in the spotlight following a major discovery. A private rocket company may be the first to visit.
YouTube’s Plot to Silence Conspiracy Theories
par Clive Thompson le 18/09/2020 à 10:00
From flat-earthers to QAnon to Covid quackery, the video giant is awash in misinformation. Can AI keep the lunatic fringe from going viral?
The Nintendo 3DS' Surprisingly Social Legacy
par Cecilia D'Anastasio le 17/09/2020 à 10:34
Nintendo just discontinued the iconic portable game console, but the real 3DS was the friends we made along the way.
What Even Is ‘Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior’ on Platforms?
par Shannon McGregor le 17/09/2020 à 8:10
No one knows, not even the policy writers or enforcers. And the ambiguity is exacerbating threats to our electoral process.
Why Wasn't Uber Charged in a Fatal Self-Driving Car Crash?
par Aarian Marshall le 17/09/2020 à 6:55
Authorities charged the vehicle's "safety driver" with criminal negligence, but not the company that developed the technology.
The NIH Launches a Global Hunt for Animal-to-Human Diseases
par Maryn McKenna le 17/09/2020 à 5:24
It’s a reversal for an administration that’s been loath to prepare for pandemics or cooperate with China, where Covid-19 jumped from wildlife to people.
Want to Save the Whales? Eavesdrop on Their Calls
par Matt Simon le 17/09/2020 à 5:00
A clever new system called Whale Safe listens for the cetacean chorus to alert vessels to slow down, potentially preventing deadly ship strikes.
5 Fall Camping Deals: Tents, Jackets, Fire Pits, and More
par Matt Jancer le 17/09/2020 à 3:27
Not too hot, not too cold—autumn is the best season for campers. We’ve rounded up discounts on campsite gear to better your next adventure.
The Wayback Machine and Cloudflare Want to Backstop the Web
par Lily Hay Newman le 17/09/2020 à 1:00
The Internet Archive and the infrastructure company are teaming up to make sure sites never fully go down.
Hey Students! Here's How to Deal With School in a Pandemic
par Rhett Allain le 17/09/2020 à 1:00
Obviously this situation sucks for everyone, but I have a few tips to help you make the most of a bad situation. (Also, don't cheat.)
How to Break Out of Your Social Media Echo Chamber
par Christopher Seneca le 17/09/2020 à 1:00
Platforms like Facebook are designed to profit from humans' confirmation bias. Here's how to restore balance to your feed.
Science Journals Are Purging Racist, Sexist Work. Finally
par Adam Marcus, Ivan Oransky le 17/09/2020 à 12:00
Getting rid of harmful papers is a vital step toward reestablishing readers' trust. Next, publishers should target articles that are flawed in other ways.
GoPro Hero 9 Black Review: Time to Upgrade
par Scott Gilbertson le 17/09/2020 à 12:00
The company's newest action camera adds a full-color front screen, 5K, and software enhancements that make capturing the moment easier than ever.
The Best iPad (2020): Which Apple Tablet Should You Buy?
par Julian Chokkattu, Jeffrey Van Camp le 17/09/2020 à 11:00
Choosing an iPad is more complicated than it needs to be, but we’re here to help with our complete guide to all of Apple’s tablets.
Hong Kong Is a Troubling Case Study in the Death of Democracy
par Timothy McLaughlin le 17/09/2020 à 11:00
A free press suppressed. A vote postponed. Dissent criminalized. China’s insidious reengineering of the region marches on, but not without a fight.
WIRED25 Day 1: Be Empathetic to Each Other
par Graham Hacia le 17/09/2020 à 1:57
Guests like Gabriela Cámara, Ghetto Gastro, Nia DaCosta, and Brie Larson discussed how to understand where others are coming from, whether through food or films.
How VR—and Marvel Superheroes—Might Elicit Empathy
par Boone Ashworth le 17/09/2020 à 1:05
At WIRED's virtual conference, actress Brie Larson, VR director Elijah Allan-Blitz, and Magic Labs Media founder Van Jones talked about their new short films.
WIRED25: Ghetto Gastro Sees Food as a Weapon
par Jason Parham le 16/09/2020 à 11:59
As part of a conversation with Gabriela Cámara at our virtual conference, the cofounders of the "Black Power kitchen of tomorrow” say that what we eat can both empower and oppress us.
Director Nia DaCosta on the Real-World Horrors in 'Candyman'
par Pia Ceres le 16/09/2020 à 10:52
At this year's WIRED25, the writer-director talked about rebooting the classic slasher and the future of filmmaking after the pandemic.
WIRED25: Netflix’s Reed Hastings on Broadening Your Horizons
par Graham Hacia le 16/09/2020 à 9:47
At the virtual event honoring our annual list of innovators and icons, he talked about why TV and movies will someday "be small."
Oculus Quest 2 Review: The Best Way to VR
par Jess Grey le 16/09/2020 à 9:00
Sometimes the sequel is better, the Quest 2 is a virtually flawless improvement on the original.
'Spellbreak' Conjures Up a Unique Spin on Battle Royale
par Cecilia D'Anastasio le 16/09/2020 à 8:18
So many games in the format lean on the same old tropes. This one has wizards instead.