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Texting is easy, familiar, and ubiquitous, so it makes sense that it could become the main channel of communication. The post The Future of UI Design? Old-School Text Messages appeared first on WIRED.

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Lots of inventions come not from focused, dedicated research, but the serendipitous application of tech developed for some other purpose---often a space-going one. The post Space Tech Makes Everything Better, Even Wind Farms appeared first on WIRED.

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Making beer is messy, confusing, and often-riddled with errors. But it doesn't have to be. The post The Zymatic Turns the Art of Microbrewing Into a Science appeared first on WIRED.

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"Batkid Begins" resists and fights back against cynicism again and again. The post Batkid Begins Will Win Over Even the Biggest Cynic appeared first on WIRED.

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A conversation with Yoko Taro on the surprise followup to his very, very weird 2010 game "Nier." The post A Masked Master of Weird Gaming Plots His Next Adventure appeared first on WIRED.

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When it comes to the Supreme Court, paper hand-offs still reign. The post Why Supreme Court Interns Still Sprint to Deliver News appeared first on WIRED.

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In France, Uber has come up against a culture of resistance that doesn't share Silicon Valley's faith in the value of disruption. The post Paris Cabbies Show Their Dislike of Uber With Burning Tires appeared first on WIRED.

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In Cambodia, Lucky Iron Fish has cut down the cases of anemia. The post This Little Iron Chotchke Can Help Cure a Big Health Issue appeared first on WIRED.

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Comedy Central's not letting its bedrock of political satire go without a celebratory Viking funeral. The post Stream Jon Stewart’s Entire Daily Show Tenure, Starting Tomorrow appeared first on WIRED.

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Cureatr lets doctors know when their patients are admitted to the hospital. The post Doctors and Hospitals Need to Talk More. This App Can Help appeared first on WIRED.

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It's another disappointing day for those who would like to see more diversity in the tech industry. The post Facebook’s New Diversity Numbers Are Still Pathetic appeared first on WIRED.

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A research team from the University of York has figured out the last key step in how poppies produce opium. The post Why Harvest Opiates When You Can Get Yeast to Produce Them? appeared first on WIRED.

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The sci-fi show is already a hit in the UK, but we're finally getting a look in advance of its Stateside premiere Sunday night. The post Sneak Peek: AMC’s Sci-Fi Show Humans Looks Super Creepy appeared first on WIRED.

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Connected cars are nice, says Zonar CEO Brett Brinton. But when it comes to trucks, "we believe it's a completely different story." The post Connected Semis Will Make Trucking Way More Efficient appeared first on WIRED.

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After entering a search term, Tumblr TV just flat out rocks your face with GIFs. The post New Tumblr Feature Lets You Just Watch GIFs All Day appeared first on WIRED.

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There are four common ways that humans make light. Here is a look at the physics behind these 4 methods. The post Illumination of Life: The Four Ways Humans Make Light appeared first on WIRED.

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Net neutrality advocate Marvin Ammori reveals Charter's official merger commitments, which it filed with the FCC today, and explains why he thinks they are the "strongest ever." The post Here’s How Charter Will Commit to an Open Internet appeared first on WIRED.

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Atom is a symbol for a changing software world---an open source tool that can be used to build itself. The post GitHub Atom’s Code-Editor Nerds Take Over Their Universe appeared first on WIRED.

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Here's all the superhero movie news our Spidey senses picked up this week. The post Cape Watch: Spiders, Wasps, and Even More Spiders—Oh My! appeared first on WIRED.

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The sun is throwing a fit. For the second time this week it 's launched massive chunks of itself at us---from 93 million miles away. The post A Big Solar Burp Pelted Earth Last Night appeared first on WIRED.

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Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin has a wake-up call for the world’s digital citizens: Beware of the tech giants lurking behind your screens and keyboards. Falque-Pierrotin—current head of France’s CNIL (National Commission on Informatics and Liberty) and the “Article 29 Working Party,” a group of European Union data-protection advocates—believes we are sleepily handing over personal data in droves without truly […] The post Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin: Privacy Needs to Be the Default, Not an Option appeared first on WIRED.

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The city's flag is boring, uninspired, and virtually meaningless. Roman Mars wants to change that. The post Inside the Campaign to Redesign SF’s Suck-tastic Flag appeared first on WIRED.

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This week's music videos are really strong on concepts, specifically taking conventional ideas and maximizing their impact with art direction---Nicki Minaj. The post Audio Visuals: Nicki Minaj Hijacks Madonna’s Music Video appeared first on WIRED.

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This is a lobotomy updated for the 21st century: burning away highly specified parts of the brain to treat mental illnesses. The post Psychosurgeons Use Lasers to Burn Away Mental Illness appeared first on WIRED.

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Thomas Lohr gets up close with some of Europe's most beautiful birds. The post Can You Guess Which Birds These Feathers Belong To? appeared first on WIRED.

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