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March 1, 2021

Sherry Turkle Talks Going Remote, Loneliness, and Her New Book

Learning is going to be made up much more quickly than the social skills. A year of skills—I approach you, you approach me, we circle each […]
March 1, 2021

The Raging Evolutionary War Between Humans and Covid-19

The race is on. Vaccines against the virus that causes Covid-19 are needling into shoulders around the world, the tip-of-the-hypodermic spear of a year-long scientific triumph. […]
March 1, 2021

11 Best Fitness Trackers (and Fitness Watches)

As the saying goes, “the best gear is the gear you’ll actually use.” Nowhere does this apply more than with your fitness tracker, which you need […]
March 1, 2021

Instagram Live Now Hosts More People With ‘Rooms’

Everything may be happening on screens these days, but people haven’t let that box them in. Musicians have made music videos on Zoom, with backup dancers […]
March 1, 2021

What Life Is Like Under Myanmar’s Internet Shutdown

Rumors of a coup were spreading before the military acted. Sophie*, an American software developer, was at home with her young son and her husband Aung*, […]
March 1, 2021

One Free Press Coalition Spotlights Journalists Under Attack – March 2021

In May 2019, WIRED joined the One Free Press Coalition, a united group of preeminent editors and publishers using their global reach and social platforms to […]
March 1, 2021

Facebook’s Oversight Board Must Uphold the Ban on Trump 

In the coming weeks, the Facebook Oversight Board will rule on Donald Trump’s indefinite suspension from the platform. This will surely be the Board’s most important […]
March 1, 2021

Why a YouTube Chat About Chess Got Flagged for Hate Speech

Last June, Antonio Radić, the host of a YouTube chess channel with more than a million subscribers, was live-streaming an interview with the grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura […]
March 1, 2021

Far-Right Platform Gab Has Been Hacked—Including Private Data

When Twitter banned Donald Trump and a slew of other far-right users in January, many of them became digital refugees, migrating to sites like Parler and […]
February 28, 2021

A Decades-Long Quest Reveals New Details of Antimatter

It often goes unmentioned that protons, the positively charged matter particles at the center of atoms, are part antimatter. We learn in school that a proton […]
February 28, 2021

How to Set Up a 4G LTE Wi-Fi Network as an Alternative to Broadband

For many of us, especially in rural areas, broadband speeds over cable or DSL (or heaven forbid, satellite) aren’t as reliable or as fast as we […]
February 28, 2021

23 Best Nintendo Switch Games for Every Player (2021)

The Switch is one of Nintendo’s most successful and influential systems ever. There’s something unique about carrying a home-console-quality gaming device everywhere you go. Figuring out […]
February 28, 2021

Warnings From the Queer History of Modern Internet Regulation

Chris Kryzan, who worked in tech marketing at the time, remembers this well. In 1993, he launched an online organization called OutProud, a “Google for queers.” […]