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Silicon Valley's Immortalists Will Help Us All Stay Healthy
All over Silicon Valley and elsewhere, executives follow weird revitalization fads. They think the code of aging can be hacked and death made optional.
Secrecy Is Dead. Here's What Happens Next.
In the new world order, any information or data will be public information. Now we have to figure out how to live in a world without privacy.
The Whirl Is Not Enough: Hundred-Dollar Fidget Spinners
These titanium, brass, and Damascus steel objets d'art will long outlast the plastic doo-dad craze.
How Bossip Smashed Headline Conventions to Smithereens
The gossip site and its competitors know that it’s not just what you say—it's who you're speaking to, and from what angle.
McLaren Does Supercar Minimalism, Palestinians Reroute Around Waze, and More This Week in the Future of Cars
Plus: How Ford built a new engine for its GT supercar.
How Ford Build a New Kind of Engine for Its GT Supercar
The inside story of how the automaker turned a pickup truck powerplant into a Le Mans-winning supercar engine.
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Will Be Too Inclusive for Some People. Good.
Rian Johnson didn't just make a great movie—he tore down every sacred cow reactionaries have left.
The Hard Math Behind Bitcoin's Global Warming Problem
Current trends say generating new bitcoins will use all the power in the world by 2020. That might not happen, but the technical issues aren't going away.
Bitcoin and Blockchain Will Reveal What They're Actually Good For in 2018
Bitcoin and blockchain have burst into the mainstream. But its biggest value is not in replacing traditional cash.
The iPhone Is Still Bigger than Donald Trump
While we were freaking out about the state of American politics, tech kept moving on.
After FCC Abandons Net Neutrality, States Take Up the Fight
Attorneys general in five states say they'll sue to overturn the FCC's decision to repeal its net neutrality rules. Officials in Washington and California propose their own net neutrality rules.
The Biggest Whoppers From the FCC's Net Neutrality Meeting
FCC commissioners employed dubious information and curious logic before voting to repeal net neutrality rules.
NASA’s Latest Kepler Exoplanet Discovery Fueled by AI
Planet hunters didn't just stumble onto Kepler-90i. The secret to their success: a neural network trained to identify exoplanets.
Read the FCC’s Two Dissenting Voices on Why Net Neutrality Matters
The FCC has voted to roll back net neutrality rules. Read the statements of dissent from the two Democratic commissioners for a better understanding of just how much damage that can do.
The FCC Just Killed Net Neutrality. Now What?
Groups plan to contest the FCC decision's to repeal net neutrality rules.
Patients Want Poop Transplants. Here's How to Make Them Safe
Fecal transplants care caught in a legal limbo, even as they grow in popularity.
Disney’s Acquisition of Fox Could Change Streaming Forever
The massive additions to Disney's library mean it could be a serious player in the ever-splintering streaming market.
The Researcher Who Wants to Bring AI to Factories
Andrew Ng, formerly of Google and Baidu, has a new company to help manufacturers use artificial intelligence techniques.
Triton Malware Targets Industrial Safety Systems In the Middle East
A rare and dangerous new form of malware targets the industrial safety control systems that protect human life.
'Okami': Capcom Revives the Watercolor Masterpiece For Modern Consoles
In one of the only games to ever stir something religious inside of me, color follows you wherever you go.