Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Technology

Here’s What the ‘Matter’ Smart Home Standard Is All About

The ideal smart home seamlessly anticipates your needs and instantly responds to commands. You shouldn’t have to open a specific app for each appliance or remember the precise voice command and voice assistant combination that starts the latest episode...

Six-Word Sci-Fi: Stories Written by You

THIS MONTH’S PROMPTIn six words, write a story about living forever.(Note: We’re extending this prompt through October.)Disclaimer: All #WiredSixWord submissions become the property of WIRED. Submissions will not be acknowledged or returned. Submissions and any other materials, including your...

Google’s Home Upgrades Go Further Than New Hardware

Google will be taking the wraps off its Pixel 7 smartphone and Pixel Watch smartwatch at its Made by Google event in New York City later this week, but today, Google-owned Nest is sharing a few new products and...

Is ‘Green Capitalism’ Total BS?

These might be reforms that operate within the current system and try to make it slightly better. The ones I find most encouraging are the ones that are linked to a much bigger shift in either perspective or in...

Streamers Use Playlists to Control the Music Industry

Paul Johnson’s life was like any other struggling musician’s—working multiple jobs, picking up gigs, hustling. Then his warm acoustic folk-pop tune “Firework” made it on to one of Spotify’s Fresh Finds playlists, designed to surface brand-new artists. Spotify and...

Scientists Have Discovered a New Set of Blood Groups

The unborn baby was in trouble. Its mother’s doctors, at a UK hospital, knew there was something wrong with the fetus’s blood, so they decided to perform an emergency C-section many weeks before the baby was due. But despite...

The Mediterranean Sea Is So Hot, It’s Forming Carbonate Crystals

It’s also worth noting that the Mediterranean Sea is one of the most microplastic-polluted water bodies in the world: In 2020, scientists reported finding 2 million particles in a single square meter of sediment that was only 5 centimeters...

Biden's AI Bill of Rights Is Toothless Against Big Tech

Last year, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy announced that the US needed a bill of rights for the age of algorithms. Harms from artificial intelligence disproportionately impact marginalized communities, the office’s director and deputy director...

How to Set Up an Apple Watch for Your Kids

It finally happened. On a sunny weekend, I sent my 7-year-old a block ahead to the playground while I helped her little brother sort out his new pedal bike. We must have taken a long time because I started...

Opendoor’s iBuyer Model Is a Canary in the Economic Coal Mine

And right now, Opendoor’s behavior, driven by the data it sees, augurs bad tidings ahead. “Right now, they're trying to sell as much of their inventory as fast as humanly possible,” DelPrete says. One possible narrative is that based...
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Harry Styles Connects With Adorable Young Fan at Austin Show: ‘Much Better Than Daycare!’

Harry Styles shared an adorable moment with a young fan at one of his shows recently, proving that...
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He Had Her at ‘Heads Carolina’: Jo Dee Messina Is a Fan of Cole Swindell’s Tribute Hit

Cole Swindell‘s “She Had Me at Heads Carolina” continues its command on Billboard‘s Country Airplay chart, becoming his first four-week No. 1 on...

Bad Bunny Marvel Movie ‘El Muerto’ Enlists Jonás Cuarón as Director

Jonás Cuarón is set to direct Sony Pictures’ El Muerto, which will star Grammy-winning artist Bad Bunny, whose real name is Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio. ...

Here’s What the ‘Matter’ Smart Home Standard Is All About

The ideal smart home seamlessly anticipates your needs and instantly responds to commands. You shouldn’t have to open a specific app for each appliance...

Trailer Watch: Chinonye Chukwu’s “Till” Honors the Activism of Mamie Till Bradley

“That smell is my son’s body reeking of racial hatred. Now I want America to bear witness,” says Mamie Till Bradley (Danielle Deadwyler) in...