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Are Your Kids Schooling From Home? This Gear May Help

Each school has its own technical requirements, which makes it difficult to formulate specific CP recommendations. Be sure to check with your district what they recommend if they don’t already provide your child with a device. We suggest you buy a laptop with at least an 8th Generation Intel Core i3 processor, 8GB RAM, 128GB… Continue reading Are Your Kids Schooling From Home? This Gear May Help

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Porn Sites Still Won’t Take Down Nonconsensual Deepfakes

Hundreds of explicit Deepfake videos featuring female celebrities, actresses and musicians are uploaded monthly to the world’s biggest porn websites, according to new analysis. Non-consensual videos pile up million views, and porn companies still fail to remove them from their websites. WIRED UK This story originally appeared on WIRED UK. Up to 1,000 deepfake videos… Continue reading Porn Sites Still Won’t Take Down Nonconsensual Deepfakes

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The Best Wireless Headphones for Everyone (and Every Budget)

MW07 GB from Master & Dynamic (9/10, recommend WIRED) are light, comfortable and compact, but they still sound fantastic which is why they are now my favorite friends at the gym. They have a vibrant soundstage and much more musical detail than most wireless models; they last 10 hours per charge; and they have an… Continue reading The Best Wireless Headphones for Everyone (and Every Budget)

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These New Shape-Shifting Materials Get Super Cool, Super Fast

After losing his Seeing smallpox in 1759 at the age of 2, John Gough developed a keen sense of touch. The budding naturalist quickly learned to identify plants by touch, touching their hairs with his lower lip and their stamens and pistils with his tongue. So when, as an adult, he quickly stretched out a… Continue reading These New Shape-Shifting Materials Get Super Cool, Super Fast

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Can Australia Force Google and Facebook to Pay for News?

This fair price is supposed to be the result of negotiations between online platforms and media companies. If they cannot come to an agreement, the parties will submit “final offers” to a panel of arbitrators, who will have to choose one or the other. The bill would also require Google and Facebook to give news… Continue reading Can Australia Force Google and Facebook to Pay for News?

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The Joy of ‘Analog’ Cooking on a Green Coleman Camp Stove

While you’re there, pour a glass of wine and revel in its aromas enveloped in fresh air and pine. It’s good. On this trip with Elisabeth we made pancakes and oatmeal, sautéed chicken thighs and combined them with pasta, ate mole with sausage, savored macaroni and cheese with green chili peppers in preserves. We had… Continue reading The Joy of ‘Analog’ Cooking on a Green Coleman Camp Stove

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Elon Musk’s Neuralink is neuroscience theater

Climbing without fear. Play a symphony in your head. Superhuman vision to see the radar. Discover the nature of consciousness. Cure blindness, paralysis, deafness and mental illness. These are just a few of the applications that Elon Musk and employees at his neuroscience company Neuralink, founded in 2016, believe electronic brain-computer interfaces will one day… Continue reading Elon Musk’s Neuralink is neuroscience theater

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How to Protect the Data on Your Laptop

It is likely that your whole life is on your laptop: your financial records, your plans for the future, your entire photo and video library, your business sales reports, and more. What you don’t want is for someone else to access it without permission, or more importantly, all of that data. The good news is… Continue reading How to Protect the Data on Your Laptop

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A Spate of Arrests Sends the Piracy World Reeling

Gather together, all of you, and hear the story of the alleged Russian ransomware scammer who tried and failed to recruit a Tesla employee for an insider ploy. Rather than accept it, Target reported the approach, which implicated the FBI, which led to an arrest in Los Angeles the other week. This is all very… Continue reading A Spate of Arrests Sends the Piracy World Reeling

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The Excellent Evolution of ‘Bill and Ted Face the Music’

Time travel becomes a family affair at Bill and Ted face the music, the long-awaited third film in the popular Bill and Ted comedy franchise. Fans won’t be disappointed: the movie is the most excellent, capturing the same breeze, chaotic, let’s just have fun with that crazy magic of its predecessors. This is due to… Continue reading The Excellent Evolution of ‘Bill and Ted Face the Music’