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A Buyer’s Guide to Lathe Options

Lathes are complicated machines, and buying one requires weighing a lot of options. We’ve already...

Delivery Bots Have Awkward Sidewalk Interactions, Too

Self-driving cars have it rough. They have to detect the world around them in fine detail, learn to recognize signals, and avoid running...

Flipboard’s Answer to Fake News: More Human Curation

Fake news is hardly new news, but over the past couple years it's found a new home across social media and other news...

When John Doerr Brought a ‘Gift’ to Google’s Founders

Venture capitalist John Doerr is best known for being an early backer of Google and Amazon, among many other companies. Doerr, chair of...

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...

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...

Heat Seeking Robot and Camera Tear Down

found an HT02 thermal imaging camera in his mailbox. He found the...

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....

Dissecting the AVR debugWire | Hackaday

Anyone who’s ever written more than a dozen or so lines of code...

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...