WIRED columnist Jason Pontin on an audacious theory of sentience that offers a new way to understand consciousness.
Online food-delivery service spent eight years resolving a classic problem of unstructured data.
Catch up on the Stormy Daniels saga, Julian Assange's connectivity problems, the Mueller investigation, and all of the internet's other favorite topics of conversation here.
For some African American police officers, a false positive can leave their careers dangling on a thin strand.
Everything you ever wanted to know about Nyan Cat, Doge, and the art of the Rickroll.
My time in rehab left me humiliated and desperate to know why my friends were dying. Now, a wave of app developers are trying to tackle opioid addiction.
Here is an animated GIF showing the URLs in the PDF I analyzed yesterday:
A reader wanted to know why the phishing PDF he received contained multiple and different links, according to my pdf tools, but would only show the same URL when he hovered over the links in Adobe Reader.
The superhero flick's strength lies in the fact that it didn't shy away from addressing issues of black identity.
As always, we’ve rounded up all the news we didn’t break or cover in depth this week.
42 percent of plastic surgeons have seen patients specifically looking to up their selfie game. You don't need surgery; you need math.
When you're done painting eggs and munching on candy, check out these Easter tech deals.
Autonomous vehicle crashes don't look like human driven ones.
A surprise discovery announced a month ago suggested that the early universe looked very different than previously believed. Initial theories that the discrepancy was due to dark matter have come under fire.
American prosperity depends on what we will make in the future, not what we made in the past.
In an interview with WIRED, French President Emmanuel Macron describes his plans to enhance the country's AI efforts—and differentiate them from those in the US.
The EPA may be able to roll back regulations in the US, but other forces will push automakers to keep making electric cars.
The self-driving system was engaged when a Model X SUV hit a highway barrier, killing the driver.
Internet infrastructure company Cloudflare appears to be preparing to launch a service to encrypt traffic to the computers that look up web addresses.