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TED Day Three: The Mind-Scrambling TED Talk I Won’t Stop Sharing


TED Day Three: The Mind-Scrambling TED Talk I Won’t Stop Sharing

Cognitive neuroscientist Anil Seth’s talk about human consciousness was my TED moment. The post TED Day Three: The Mind-Scrambling TED Talk I Won’t Stop Sharing appeared first on WIRED.

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The Breast Pump Finally Joins the 21st Century


The Breast Pump Finally Joins the 21st Century

The device millions of women rely on is stuck decades behind the times. Now tech entrepreneurs are hacking this essential tool of motherhood. The post The Breast Pump Finally Joins the 21st Century appeared first on WIRED.

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Google Wants You to Help Fix the Fake-Fact Problem It Created


Google Wants You to Help Fix the Fake-Fact Problem It Created

Search result snippets have made Google an arbiter of facts. Now it wants to outsource the job. The post Google Wants You to Help Fix the Fake-Fact Problem It Created appeared first on WIRED.

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Facebook’s Race to Link Your Brain to a Computer Might Be Unwinnable


Facebook’s Race to Link Your Brain to a Computer Might Be Unwinnable

Facebook wants to beat the competition to the next big computing platform, including machine-brain interfaces. Never mind they might not work. The post Facebook’s Race to Link Your Brain to a Computer Might Be Unwinnable appeared first on WIRED.

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Transcribing Audio Sucks—So Make the Machines Do It


Transcribing Audio Sucks—So Make the Machines Do It

Trint is the first product to offer the automated transcription of audio featuring two or more speakers in natural conversation. The post Transcribing Audio Sucks—So Make the Machines Do It appeared first on WIRED.

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You’ll Never Guess Who Does Diversity Right: Uber


You’ll Never Guess Who Does Diversity Right: Uber

Opinion: Amid scandal, Uber is getting something right: diversity. The post You’ll Never Guess Who Does Diversity Right: Uber appeared first on WIRED.

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Oh Great, Now Alexa Will Judge Your Outfits, Too


Oh Great, Now Alexa Will Judge Your Outfits, Too

Et tu, Alexa? The post Oh Great, Now Alexa Will Judge Your Outfits, Too appeared first on WIRED.

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Why the FCC’s Plans to Gut Net Neutrality Just Might Fail


Why the FCC’s Plans to Gut Net Neutrality Just Might Fail

The chair of the FCC today said he would work to strip his own agency of the authority to enforce net neutrality. But the fight is far from over. The post Why the FCC’s Plans to Gut Net Neutrality Just Might Fail appeared first on WIRED.

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TED Day One: Elite Idealists Push Back Against Politics


TED Day One: Elite Idealists Push Back Against Politics

This year, TED can’t keep the outside world out. The post TED Day One: Elite Idealists Push Back Against Politics appeared first on WIRED.

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TED Day Two: $1 Million for Tech to Spread Health Care Everywhere


TED Day Two: $1 Million for Tech to Spread Health Care Everywhere

With threatened cuts to foreign aid, technology could help homegrown health care workers cover at least some of the gap. The post TED Day Two: $1 Million for Tech to Spread Health Care Everywhere appeared first on WIRED.

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