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The Hollywood AI Deal Sure Puts a Lot of Trust in Studios to Do the Right Thing

I've been in the entertainment industry since I was nine. I joined the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) when I was 11 in 1977, the Writers Guild of America (WGA) when I was 22, and the Directors Guild of Am…..

An Epic Fight Over What Really Killed the Dinosaurs

Think back to any dinosaur illustration you saw as a kid. The background was almost certainly one of two things: an asteroid streaking across the sky or a volcano blowing its top. (If the illustrator…..

US Justice Department Urged to Investigate Gunshot Detector Purchases

The United States Justice Department (DOJ) is being asked to investigate whether a gunshot-detection system widely in use across the US is being selectively deployed to justify the overpolicing of ma…..

Six Months Ago Elon Musk Called for a Pause on AI. Instead Development Sped Up

Six months ago this week, many prominent AI researchers, engineers, and entrepreneurs signed an open letter calling for a six-month pause on development of AI systems more capable than OpenAIs latest…..

Amazon Could Flag AI Books. AI-Detection Startups Say It Just Doesn’t

Amazon is ethically obligated to disclose this information. The authors and publishers should be disclosing it already, but if they don't, then Amazon needs to mandate italong with every retailer and…..

DNA Drives Help Identify Missing People. It's a Privacy Nightmare

Thats why Natalie Ram, a law professor at the University of Maryland, cautions that, although families of missing loved ones may be desperate to get answers, it matters which DNA database they choose…..

Can FTX Be Revived—Without Sam Bankman-Fried?

In 2017, Bankman-Fried started his own trading outfit, Alameda Research, taking seed funding from effective-altruist donors. Early employees were mostly EAs too; it was all about earning to give. The…..

The Trial of Sam Bankman-Fried, Explained

On October 3, Sam Bankman-Fried, founder of bankrupt crypto exchange FTX, is due to go on trial for fraud and conspiracy in a court in the Southern District of New York. Last fall, a report publishe…..

SoundThinking, Maker of ShotSpotter, Is Buying Parts of PredPol Creator Geolitica

SoundThinking, the company behind the gunshot-detection system ShotSpotter, is quietly acquiring staff, patents, and customers of the firm that created the notorious predictive policing software Pred…..

Meta's Quest 3 VR Headset Now Includes a Bigger Dose of Reality

In short, the Meta Quest 3 has gone Pro. Meta has spent billions in recent years on the so-called metaverse, and even changed the company name to reflect this vision for the future of computing. The…..

Early Prime Day Kindle Deals (October 2023)

Amazon took its Prime Day event from a single day to several days to, now, several days several times per year. The next one, Prime Big Deal Days, starts October 10 and runs through the next day. Ama…..

4 Best Prime Day Mattress Deals (2023): Mattresses and Mattress Toppers

If you need a new mattress, any sales event is a good time to look for one. Most mattresses are marketed with "discounts" most of the year, but we track prices to highlight when a deal is actually a …..

The Latest Way to Cash In on TikTok? Going Live 24/7

JettyJamez and AutumnRaynn have been live on TikTok for more than three weeks. In that time, spanning more than 500 hours, nothing much of note seems to have happened in the young couples apartment, …..

AI Hurricane Predictions Are Storming the World of Weather Forecasting

This did not look guaranteed to work, says Matthew Chantry, machine-learning coordinator at the ECWMF, who is spending this storm season evaluating their performance. The algorithms underpinning Chat…..

Is the Physics of Time Actually Changing?

Time is not to be trusted. This should come as news to no one. Yet recent times have left people feeling betrayed that the reliable metronome laying down the beat of their lives has, in a word, gone…..

The Climate Crisis Is Driving People to Substance Abuse

Kamal Sonavane knew shed pass out if she chewed smokeless tobacco one more time. It was a scorching April afternoon in the middle of another of Indias brutal heat waves, and with no job to go to, the…..

How to Get Free Ebooks on ‘Stuff Your E-Reader’ Day (2023)

Romance readers rejoice! From today through Friday, September 22, Stuff Your E-Reader Day lets you nab thousands of free romance ebooks for download, though all our favorite ebook retailers have free…..

The Kids Don’t Want to Go to College Anymore, and Why Would They?

Gideon: Yeah, this is what I call the I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore doctrine of social change. Paul: Exactly. Gideon: Well, Paul, thank you very much for joining us on Have a…..

The Mysterious 'Warming Hole' in the Middle of the US

Last month, a strange atmospheric phenomenon spread over the central United States: a brutal, self-perpetuating heat dome. Hot air descended onto the region, sucking the moisture out of soils and pla…..

How a ‘Digital Peeping Tom’ Unmasked Porn Actors

Over 15 years on Facebook, he had befriended hundreds of women. The first person he got a hit for was a near stranger he had met one time at a club while on vacation. They had become Facebook friends…..

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Wired (stylized as WIRED) is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics. Owned by Condé Nast, it is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and has been in publication since March/April 1993. Several spin-offs have been launched, including Wired UK, Wired Italia, Wired Japan, and Wired Germany. Wired quickly became recognized as the voice of the emerging digital culture and a pace setter in print design. It articulated the values of a far-reaching "digital revolution" driven by the instant, cost-free reproduction and global transmission of digital information. It won several National Magazine Awards for both editorial and design. Adweek acknowledged Wired as its Magazine of the Decade in 2021.
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