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Monthly Archives: January 2017

How Lego Built a Social Network for Kids That’s Not Creepy


How Lego Built a Social Network for Kids That’s Not Creepy

Lego Life wants to be the internet’s first troll-free zone. The post How Lego Built a Social Network for Kids That’s Not Creepy appeared first on WIRED.

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A Mystery AI Just Crushed the Best Human Players at Poker


A Mystery AI Just Crushed the Best Human Players at Poker

Another game just fell to the machines. The post A Mystery AI Just Crushed the Best Human Players at Poker appeared first on WIRED.

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Tech Had to Lash Out Against Trump’s Ban. It’s Personal


Tech Had to Lash Out Against Trump’s Ban. It’s Personal

Among industries, tech spoke out more loudly than all the rest this weekend. That’s because Trump’s ban went to the heart of how their businesses work. The post Tech Had to Lash Out Against Trump’s Ban. It’s Personal appeared first on WIRED.

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This Robot Barista Makes a Dang Good Latte


This Robot Barista Makes a Dang Good Latte

When you go to Cafe X, there are no hipster bean nerds, and no judgy glances. Just a robot. The post This Robot Barista Makes a Dang Good Latte appeared first on WIRED.

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Nerf’s Newest Blasters Include a 10-Barreled Mega Monster


Nerf’s Newest Blasters Include a 10-Barreled Mega Monster

We who are about to Nerf salute you. The post Nerf’s Newest Blasters Include a 10-Barreled Mega Monster appeared first on WIRED.

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The TV Ad Isn’t Going Anywhere—It’s Going Everywhere


The TV Ad Isn’t Going Anywhere—It’s Going Everywhere

Welcome to Big Video: when Hollywood can make the same pitch as Google and Facebook. When brands matter again. When TV ads come back like they never left. The post The TV Ad Isn’t Going Anywhere—It’s Going Everywhere appeared first on WIRED.

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Google’s Go-Playing Machine Opens the Door to Robots that Learn


Google’s Go-Playing Machine Opens the Door to Robots that Learn

Computers have taught themselves to master games through AI-powered versions of trial and error. Now robots are doing the same in the real world. The post Google’s Go-Playing Machine Opens the Door to Robots that Learn appeared first on WIRED.

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Apps Make Pestering Congress So Easy That It Can’t Keep Up


Apps Make Pestering Congress So Easy That It Can’t Keep Up

How are Americans expressing their anger and anxiety over the Trump administration? Email. Lots of email. The post Apps Make Pestering Congress So Easy That It Can’t Keep Up appeared first on WIRED.

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OK Computer


OK Computer

The PC landscape is being reshaped by new habits, new workflows, and new economics. Two guests help us make sense of it. The post OK Computer appeared first on WIRED.

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Weekend Project: It’s Time to Clean Your Computer, Inside and Out


Weekend Project: It’s Time to Clean Your Computer, Inside and Out

Scrub down those keys, wipe the fingerprints off your screen, and delete all the files that have been clogging your tubes. The post Weekend Project: It’s Time to Clean Your Computer, Inside and Out appeared first on WIRED.

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