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Felix Hernandez builds elaborate sets on which to shoot his painstakingly detailed images.

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A perfectly provable random number generator is the bedrock of good cryptography. This scientist wants to make one.

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Algorithms used by Facebook, YouTube, and other platforms keep us clicking. But those systems often promote misinformation, abuse, and polarization. Is it possible to temper them with a sense of decency?

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The company's bid for dominance now hinges on controlling every way you move.

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All of the popular streaming services have features where you can follow friends or recommend tracks. Here's how to use them.

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A WIRED deal on an outstanding battery pack, Air Force-grade smartwatch, and other gadgets galore.

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The removal of YouTube's most popular video this week was likely the result of a low-cost phishing scam rather than sophisticated hacking.

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The best Nintendo Switch console deals and bundle prices. Also the games and essentials you'll want on day one.

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As drones and flying cars move into reality, we need radar systems better equipped for keeping an eye on everyone.

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Mark Zuckerberg left a lot of questions unanswered before Senate committees on Tuesday. House members might try these more pointed queries when the Facebook CEO appears before them on Wednesday.

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[In his testimony to Congress, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg repeatedly misrepresented the amount of control Facebook users really have over their data.](https://www.wired.com/story/mark-zuckerberg-congress-day-one)

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The basic lines of questioning Congress pursued show just how inscrutable Facebook remains to most Americans.

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Was everything users gained from Facebook worth what they gave up?

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Elon Musk tweeted that a hyperloop test will accelerate to the speed of sound and brake in just 1.2 kilometers.

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Former Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, co-chair of a task force on the future of work, says the nation needs to "relink education, work and opportunity."

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For these players, yo-yos are much more than just toys.

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A Facebook permission allowed an app to read messages between 1,500 Facebook users and their friends until October 2015—data that Cambridge Analytica could have accessed.

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There are real world applications of the stochastic mathematical process known as a random walk—really.

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Balint Seeber found that cities around the US are leaving their emergency siren radio communication systems unencrypted, and vulnerable to spoofing.

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Soon, anyone curious about their health will be able to request a clinical DNA test—not just doctors.

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Tensions around Facebook's privacy and ad practices have escalated dramatically since the last time the company sat before Congress.

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The foundation released a broad, sweeping report Tuesday about the state of our lives online.

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On Tuesday and Wednesday, Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the Senate and House of Representatives. Here's how to make sure you don't miss a minute.

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Ignoring the regulations that govern motorsports, the 919 Hybrid Evo beat F1 champ Lewis Hamilton's record time at Belgium's famed Spa Francorchamps track.

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The new trailer looks amazing—that doesn't mean the movie will be.

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