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A technique based on genetic bar codes can easily map the connections of individual brain cells in unprecedented numbers. Unexpected complexity in the visual system is only the first secret it has revealed.

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The vehicles will need updates—forever.

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posted 16 days ago on wired news
Galaxy NGC 1052-DF2 doesn't seem to contain any dark matter, and scientists have no idea why.

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Russia sanctions, Spectre fixes, and more security news this week.

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Most modern fantasy leans toward the "grimdark," 'Game of Thrones' style. Author Craig Shaw Gardner has the antidote.

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This weekend, ramble around a VR world of your choosing or smartify your coffeemaker with these tech deals.

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How a disastrous 15-month shutdown on one of the city's busier subway lines un-bottled its creativity.

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What does John Nash’s game theory equilibrium concept look like in Rock-Paper-Scissors?

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posted 17 days ago on wired news
A notice on the website of Backpage.com said it had been seized by multiple federal agencies. The site was at the center of a debate over amending a bedrock internet law.

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posted 17 days ago on wired news
It's good that Facebook is addressing its many privacy woes, but reacting rather than planning leaves some fixes feeling half-baked.

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posted 17 days ago on wired news
Facebook's CEO's constant apologies aren't a promise to do better. They're a symptom of a profound crisis of accountability.

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Laptops are getting mobile processors and behaving more like phones. How will that change the way we use them?

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The social network will now require ads about political issues, not just elections, to be verified. It will also begin vetting Pages with large numbers of followers.

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An atmospheric river means this weekend is going to be as wet as an entire typical April.

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After years of media reports and complaints, Instagram recently moved to restrict hashtags related to opioids and deleted some accounts.

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DHS this week confirmed that Washington, DC is littered with fake cell tower surveillance devices, but nothing will likely be done to fix it.

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posted 17 days ago on wired news
A Tesla wreck, an EPA rollback, and a city simulator

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posted 17 days ago on wired news
Surfing the web on your phone is about to get a whole lot better.

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Insuring against hacks and breaches can be a lucrative business—but also presents unique challenges.

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posted 17 days ago on wired news
An algorithm tailored to individual brain activity shows it can boost memory with electrical zaps.

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posted 18 days ago on wired news
Kersti Kaljulaid, Estonia’s youngest and first female president, lays out her plans for moving the country from a traditional state to a digital society.

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A Google team created an app that asks users in India and elsewhere to identify household objects and public places, to boost the accuracy of its image-recognition services.

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In which a physics professor very severely overthinks his daughter's science homework.

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posted 18 days ago on wired news
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has finally agreed to appear before Congress—which means he might finally get at the real issue behind Facebook's woes.

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Need a cram session before the next Marvel movie? This one won't break the bank.

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