Competition is at the Heart of Facebook’s Privacy Problem

Americans are concerned they have no control over their data—and they should be.WIRED OPINIONABOUTDavid N. Cicilline (@davidcicilline) represents Rhode Island in the US House of Representatives and is the top...

Lyft Delivers Carbon-Neutral Rides | WIRED

This story originally appeared on CityLab and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.Over the years, John Zimmer, the co-founder and president of Lyft, has often pointed to a class he took as an...

Heat Seeking Robot and Camera Tear Down

found an HT02 thermal imaging camera in his mailbox. He found the resolution was fine for looking at big...

Here’s What Facebook Won’t Let You Post

If you eat someone, do not share it on Facebook. Cannibalism videos are banned.Same with still images of cannibalism victims, alive or dead. Unless the image is presented in a...

Dissecting the AVR debugWire | Hackaday

Anyone who’s ever written more than a dozen or so lines of code knows that debugging is a part of...

Mercedes’ Electric Maybach SUV Has a Built-In Tea Kettle

The future of the auto industry is China. It’s the world’s largest auto market, it’s growing quickly, and its emissions regulations—among the strictest on the planet—are even pushing the world’s...

Assemble Your Own Modular Li-Ion Batteries

Low-voltage DC power electronics are an exciting field right now. Easy access to 18650 battery cells and an abundance of used...

Parametric Hinges with Tinkercad | Hackaday

Simple tools are great, but sometimes it is most convenient to just use something easy, and since it gets the...

Atlanta Spent $2.6M to Recover From $52,000 Ransomware Scare

The City of Atlanta spent more than $2.6 million on emergency efforts to respond to a ransomware attack that destabilized municipal operations last month. Attackers, who infected the city's systems...

Detoured: Caltech’s Hackerspace | Hackaday

Over the last few months, the folks over at the SupplyFrame Design Lab, home to Hackaday meetups, the Hackaday Superconference, and far,...