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Destined to Be an Entrepreneur

Nova Lorraine | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business
Nova Lorraine

His ability to see patterns in technology and media that are not readily apparent to most is astonishing. Join me in getting to know one of today's most forward thinking business leaders.

Math Genius Hacked OkCupid In Quest To Find 'The One'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

The odds of finding success when online dating are debatable, but math genius Chris McKinlay put his superior number skills to use and rigged the syst...

Use Headsets to Cut Through the Sea of Sounds

Michael L. Berman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

It's the day after Christmas. There are tiny paw prints on your roof, cookie crumbs near the fireplace and a cacophony of sounds coming from all of the new electronic and mobile devices. Want some peace and quiet? Read on!

My 21st Century Pen Pal And I Use Skype To Chat

April Rudin | Posted 02.03.2014 | Media
April Rudin

The Internet has facilitated immeasurable connectivity between people in any country around the world, and furthered just about everything that I can think of. It has spawned a barrier-free world of information for people to connect and collaborate at will, propelled largely by a desire among humans to share ideas, passions, goals and experience.

The Next Steve Jobs?

Fox News Latino | Posted 11.02.2013 | Latino Voices

A major U.S. technology publication claims to have found the next Steve Jobs – and she lives nowhere near Silicon Valley. Wired magazine believes...

Google Reserves the Right to Be Evil

Craig Aaron | Posted 07.31.2013 | Technology
Craig Aaron

Wasn't Google supposed to be different? The company literally markets Google Fiber as "a different kind of Internet." "Everyone else does it" isn't much of an excuse. If Google is such an innovator, why can't it innovate its terms of service?

WATCH: 'Ag Gag' Laws Silence Factory Farm Whistleblowers

Bill Moyers | Posted 09.10.2013 | Green
Bill Moyers

Ag gag laws are intended to silence whistleblowers and investigators from trying to inform the public about bad practices at factory farms. Now who would want to make it a crime to reveal such abuses?

Digital Fire: Give Us This Day Our Daily Tech

Russell C. Smith | Posted 08.19.2013 | Technology
Russell C. Smith

The Internet poses two questions to people every day: What are you wishing (searching) for right now? How much change (acceleration) can a culture end...

Verizon's Wireless 'Voice Link' as a Replacement of the Wires? The Downgrading and Disconnecting of America's Communications Networks

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 08.18.2013 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Voice Link is like a cell phone from a decade ago -- before there was 'data'. Voice Link is a box put into the home with an antenna, but it can not do almost any data application that is part of the traditional utility-based phone network.

Milan Wired Next

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 08.11.2013 | Technology
Jasmina Tesanovic

The Golden Quadrilateral in today's Milan is composed of haute couture shops, jewelry emporia, and nouveau riche tourists. It's the geographic squa...

The Boston Investigation: The Story of Citizens and Technology

Deborah Stambler | Posted 06.22.2013 | Technology
Deborah Stambler

If we think of an investigation as uncovering and pulling together the pieces of a narrative, then the investigation into the Boston bombing has a multiplicity of voices, perspectives and, in this case, images.

Inside The Wired Origins Of 'Argo'

www.newyorker.com | Posted 04.24.2013 | Media

The climax of the movie "Argo" takes place at the airport in Tehran. Six Americans, having hidden in Iran for three months, are taking this one chance...

WiredHealth: Connect Visionaries to Frontline Providers

Anne Mai Bertelsen | Posted 12.25.2012 | Impact
Anne Mai Bertelsen

The technology gap between industry visionaries and frontline community health-care practitioners needs to be closed if we really want to transform health and wellness.

The World of 'Makers' Revealed by Wired's Chris Anderson

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 12.07.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Chris Anderson has cemented himself as the premier chronicler of the digital world with the soon to be published new work Makers: The New Industrial Revolution.

A Frustrating Fact of Telephone Life

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 12.03.2012 | Comedy
Jeffrey Shaffer

Who was on the phone? I don't know. They hung up. They didn't say anything? No, they just hung up. That's weird. Who do you think it was?

Who's Afraid of the Vagina-Brain Connection?

James G. Pfaus | Posted 11.14.2012 | Books
James G. Pfaus

A curious dialogue has developed with the publication of Naomi Wolf's Vagina: A New Biography, one hellbent on poking holes in her central theme that the connection between the vagina and the brain influences a woman's mood and creativity.

Wired Severs Ties With Disgraced Journalist

The Huffington Post | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 09.01.2012 | Media

Jonah Lehrer's reputation took another big hit on Friday, when Wired ended its relationship with the writer for failing "to meet WIRED editorial stand...

In Computers We Trust: The Thrill of Victory, the Agony of Defeat

Terrence McNally | Posted 10.16.2012 | Technology
Terrence McNally

How vulnerable are we? How serious are the threats we face? How dangerous? Will we ultimately experience irreparable calamity? Are there obvious lessons or conclusions? What must we do to minimize the chances of something going horribly wrong?

After Dramatic Hack, Apple Tightens Security For Users

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology

Apple has announced that it is temporarily changing the way its users can reset their Apple ID passwords, following the notable hacking of a prominent...

These Intentionally Awful Studio Portraits Are Hilarious

Posted 07.17.2012 | Arts

We've all looked back at our fashion faux pas in photographs past and thought: "What were we thinking?" Gordon Stettinius seems to revel in that exper...

Are You Too Busy Capturing Life to Enjoy It?

Daniel Gulati | Posted 06.30.2012 | Technology
Daniel Gulati

In today's world, it's easy to think of your daily personal and professional experiences as notches in a belt, with the aim of creating a sense of appreciation at some future point. But why not let that time be now?

The Webby Awards: In More Than Five Words

David-Michel Davies | Posted 06.26.2012 | Technology
David-Michel Davies

I woke up to a bunch of emails about this Wired.com article. Since Wired didn't call us to hear our perspective before publishing, I wanted to share why we think our process, and more importantly the credibility of the Webby Award, is second to none.

Spring Shopping Guide for Surfers

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 06.20.2012 | Los Angeles
Cyrus Saatsaz

Whether you're shopping for new clothes or the latest gear to get into the water, this Spring Shopping Guide for Surfers will help you get prepared for the lingering winter weather, and the summer coming ahead.

PHOTOS: Artists Create Police Brutality Coloring Book

Posted 12.20.2011 | Arts

A collective of 46 artists has come together to contribute black-and-white images for the new Police Brutality Coloring Book. The 48-page DIY publicat...

WATCH: Your Fake Digital Self

Posted 01.01.2012 | Arts

It's all too easy to tweak ourselves online. Changing to become closer to the way we wish others perceived us, only the most flattering pictures, fals...