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With a AAA-powered Wi-Fi puck, you can tap on a table to set off a symphony of IoT reactions. The post Knocki Lets You Control Your Smart Home by Tapping on Walls and Tables appeared first on WIRED.

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The graphic novel series is meant to get kids into computer science—but it's not just child's play. Here's why you should read Gene Luen Yang's series, too. The post 5 Reasons You Should Be Reading Secret Coders appeared first on WIRED.

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In the trailer for Independence Day: Resurgence, the alien spacecraft seems to gravitationally lift some buildings. What kind of mass would it have to have to do this? The post The Independence Day: Resurgence Spaceship Has Its Own Gravity appeared first on WIRED.

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Embraer business jet customers can now orders windows the size of standard exit door. The post Private Jets Get the Door-Sized Windows They Always Needed appeared first on WIRED.

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Justin Schmidt is a connoisseur of insect stings. The post Insect Stings: Why Do They Ouch So Bad? appeared first on WIRED.

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Hill's latest novel establishes him as an heir to the throne of his father, Stephen King. The post Joe Hill’s The Fireman Is About the Apocalypse. Naturally, It's Optimistic appeared first on WIRED.

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HP's new 3-D printer wants to revolutionize printing all over again. The post New HP Contraption Just Might Be 3-D Printing's Big Moment appeared first on WIRED.

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The ability to deconstruct furniture is often as important as building it in the first place. The post Always Moving? This Modular Furniture Is Easy to Take Apart appeared first on WIRED.

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Someone stole $81 million from Bangladesh Bank in a matter of hours, and appears to have targeted other banks that use SWIFT. How did it occur? The post That Insane, $81M Bangladesh Bank Heist? Here's What We Know appeared first on WIRED.

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Turns out that being forgotten by the mainstream helped Ello find its niche—as a thriving, supportive portfolio service for digital artists. The post Remember Ello? You Abandoned It, But Artists Didn't appeared first on WIRED.

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Karine Laval doesn't need Photoshop or Instagram filters. The magic in her photos happens in front of the camera. The post Dreamy Photos That Will Put Your Instagram Filters to Shame appeared first on WIRED.

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The WHO managed to inject even more confusion into an already confusing question: whether glyphosate, the common weed killer also known as Roundup, causes cancer. The post Does Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide Cause Cancer or Not? The Controversy, Explained appeared first on WIRED.

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From everyday conversation and fighting cancer to seeing-eye bots and machine artists, artificial intelligence will soon touch every facet of our lives. The post Peek Into the Weird and Wonderful Age of AI (Yes, There's a Chatbot) appeared first on WIRED.

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Major League Baseball is at the very beginning of a grand experiment with technology in the dugout. The post The iPad Has Arrived to (Someday) Change Baseball Forever appeared first on WIRED.

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Welcome to the new world of artificial intelligence. Soon, we won't program computers. We'll train them. Like dolphins. Or dogs. Or humans. The post Soon We Won't Program Computers. We'll Train Them Like Dogs appeared first on WIRED.

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The battle between Google's AlphaGo AI and Go champion Lee Sedol was more than just a game. It was proof that AI can think like us---and better than us. The post What the AI Behind AlphaGo Can Teach Us About Being Human appeared first on WIRED.

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A new startup called Otto is promising an autonomous kit than can make existing trucks drive themselves. The post $30K Retrofit Turns Dumb Semis Into Self-Driving Robots appeared first on WIRED.

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The Uber driver most closely identified with the worker classification lawsuit against the ride-hailing giant has come out against the proposed settlement. The post Some Drivers Really Aren't Happy About the $100M Uber Settlement appeared first on WIRED.

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Amazon has become the latest tech giant that's giving away some of its most sophisticated technology. The post Amazon's Giving Away the AI Behind Its Product Recommendations appeared first on WIRED.

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Hood has joined St. Helens in a reminder that the Cascades are full of potentially active volcanoes. The post A New Earthquake Swarm Is Rocking Oregon's Mt. Hood appeared first on WIRED.

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Making fertilizers requires the use of natural gas...for now. The post A Chemical Reaction Revolutionized Farming 100 Years Ago. Now It Needs to Go appeared first on WIRED.

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GPS doesn't penetrate the briny deep, so Darpa wants a system that will keep the its ocean-exploring robots on the map. The post Darpa Wants an Underwater GPS System for Seafaring Robots appeared first on WIRED.

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