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Australian Police Raid Home Of Reported Bitcoin Creator

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 12.08.2015 | Technology

SYDNEY, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Australian Federal Police raided the Sydney home on Wednesday of a man named by Wired magazine as the probable creator of c...

They Laughed When I Suggested Drones Would Be Used For Distribution

Ira Kalb | Posted 10.28.2015 | Technology
Ira Kalb

Buyers can take their merchandise once they identify themselves via some unique codes (numeric, eye or finger print), and buyers can press a button to send the drones back to their point of origin. Think of this as an electronic version of Harry Potter's owl, Hedwig.

Wired Founders Are Still Optimistic About The Future Of Technology

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.26.2015 | Technology

We spoke to the co-founders of the popular magazine. Here's the wisdom they shared with us.

Delivering Products With Drones Is Coming Sooner Than You Think

Ira Kalb | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

There are some interesting technologies available (and on the horizon) that might provide a solution to the problems related to physically distributing products. In particular, drones and 3-D printers hold a lot of promise in the not so distant future.

What #TheDress Says About Eyewitness Misidentification

Adam Banner | Posted 05.23.2015 | Crime
Adam Banner

So, if the description of a single dress -- a still image -- can be so polarizing, what does this say about eyewitness identification and memory of an event that likely occurred in a traumatic situation?

'The Dress'

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 04.29.2015 | Style
Joe Peyronnin

I thought nothing more about the disagreement as I left the kitchen to put the dogs out. But the next morning I was startled to see that "the dress" was dominating social media. What had started as a question on Tumblr was now a national obsession. How could some people see black and blue where I saw gold and white?

'Daily Show' Correspondent Jessica Williams Covers Wired

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.17.2014 | Media

Comedian, writer and "The Daily Show" correspondent Jessica Williams is aiming to add media mogul to her already impressive resume. As Wired's most...

Taking It to the Streets -- Walking Meetings Are All the Rage

Rana Florida | Posted 10.25.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

It's a sitting crisis. The offices we've imprisoned ourselves in are increasing our health care costs and taking a toll on our productivity and mental health.

The Bullying Epidemic and Ways to Counter It

Max Benavidez | Posted 10.11.2014 | Education
Max Benavidez

To stop and end bullying really means setting social norms and sticking to them and making sure there are real consequences for bad behavior. It requires focus and persistence, but change occurs one step at a time.

The Echo Chamber Is Getting Louder

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 09.09.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

I dread social media during election seasons. I have friends who sit all across the spectrum of political ideology. The constant barrage of vitriolic online postings from both sides of the aisle is like being trapped inside a bass drum in a marching band.

Ten Companies Apple Could Buy - Wired Visualization

Jonathan Ezer | Posted 05.04.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Ezer

Marcus Wohlsen wrote a great article about Apple for Wired Magazine. We liked it, so we visualized it using some of our latest techniques.

Why Closed Loop Data Can Disrupt Health Care

Anne Mai Bertelsen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Anne Mai Bertelsen

The future of health care, according to Wired, will be built on three pillars -- data, technology, and design.

Chang Is Wired

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 11.27.2013 | Taste
Emily Elyse Miller

The top food trends circulating the minds of chefs and the mouths of editors comes to fruition in the October issue of Wired magazine. Let's talk umami and bugs!

SXSW Shingerview: Rob Capps, Deputy Editor, Wired Magazine

David Shing | Posted 05.16.2013 | Technology
David Shing

We all love Wired magazine. I was fortunate enough to wandered the streets first thing in the morning with Rob, before the hoards of people spilled in...

Review of Chris Anderson's Makers: The New Industrial Revolution

Michael Roth | Posted 01.25.2013 | College
Michael Roth

These days, when our slow recovery from recession seems like a full-employment program for pessimistic pundits, it's great to have a new book from Chris Anderson, an indefatigable cheerleader for the unlimited potential of the digital economy.

From Apocalyptic Tapestries to Apocalyptic Conferences: Watching and Waiting for the End of the World

Susan J. Napier | Posted 01.13.2013 | Arts
Susan J. Napier

Eschatology, the study of the end of the world, can seem a little heavy duty but these days it seems to me that discussions of apocalypse can be pretty significant, if not actually sexy.

Big Bang VII - Embracing the Innovators

Jeff Pollack | Posted 08.11.2012 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

The seventh meeting of the Big Bang Forum, a private gathering of music, media and entertainment executives discussing important new trends, evolving ...

Digital Exists, But What's The Real Game Changer?

FutureBook | Posted 08.27.2011 | Books

It was after the FutureBook Innovation Workshop a few weeks ago that The Bookseller cornered me in the pub....

CAUGHT: PR Firm Facebook Hired To Smear Google Scrubs Negative Posts

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.14.2011 | Technology

Burson-Marsteller, the public relations firm that Facebook hired to spread bad press about Google to media organizations, was caught yesterday deletin...

Jason Linkins

The Government's Case Against Julian Assange Is Falling Apart | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The more you shine sunlight on this matter, the more the case that Assange induced Pfc. Bradley Manning to provide WikiLeaks with classified information, or otherwise assisted in the procurement of same, falls apart.

Reflecting on 2011 -- The Year Online Organizers Got Real

Joe Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Joe Solomon

Let's imagine for a moment, that right now we're not nearing the end of 2010. Instead, we're wrapping up 2011 -- the year online organizers shot for the stars.

Wired Breasts Cover Sparks Controversy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The latest issue of Wired magazine is sparking heated controversy because of its cover, which show a woman's breasts -- and nothing else. The brea...

Everybody Can Get the New Yorker iPad App for Free

Luca Sofri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Luca Sofri

If traditional media want to find a new life (and new money) on the iPad, they better be more careful about security: Many newspaper apps can be fooled, making it easy to get free issues readers are supposed to pay for.

Wired Magazine: Bored With the Web

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

The notion of replacing idle drifting on the Web with the more fulfilling experience of applications such as Facebook is a disconnect, unless you're a relentless new media drifter.

'Only Natural' To Be Sexually Attracted To Yourself, Family: University Of Illinois Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Freud had it right all along. According to psychologist R. Chris Fraley of the University of Illinois, biological science supports one's attraction to...