David Letterman seems to be taking the title of his new Netflix show very seriously: On the very first episode of My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman, he’s joined by former U.S. President Barack Obama. Read More
The silly season continues. Speculators are piling into the cryptocurrency space in the hopes of–sometimes very literally–making money fast. As I write this Ethereum’s value has halved since June but is still 20x since January. Litecoin is up 12x since then. Even Bitcoin has tripled, again. It seems like everyone now has an opinion on, […]
Facebook’s new data center in Nebraska promises jobs beyond tech’s coastal enclaves—and infrastructure no less vital to the US economy than roads and bridges. The post Facebook’s Midwest Move Bursts Tech’s Bicoastal Bubble appeared first on WIRED.
Since Donald Trump’s victory, a handful of engineers have turned to code in hopes of turning the United States purple. The post Coders Think They Can Burst Your Filter Bubble with Tech appeared first on WIRED.
Opinion: Rarely will our Facebook comfort zones expose us to opposing views, and as a result we eventually become victims to our own biases. The post Your Filter Bubble is Destroying Democracy appeared first on WIRED.
As a person who has only ever used an Android phone, I never had a clue about my “green bubble” status until someone I was dating brought it up in the middle of a conversation. Read more…
Brand new social media platform Gab will not censor you. So does that make it a free speech utopia, or just troll heaven? The post Gab, the Alt-Right’s Very Own Twitter, Is The Ultimate Filter Bubble appeared first on WIRED.
X-ray animation shows Tycho’s inexorable expansion Astronomers have produced a fetching animation of the inexorable outwards expansion of the remains of the Tycho Type Ia supernova – a white dwarf in a binary star system which went bang in spectacular fashion back in 1572.…
A $1 billion valuation is a bet on the future, not an actual measure of the company’s worth. And that leaves tech workers with a lot to lose. The post If the Unicorn Bubble Bursts, Workers Will Feel It Worst appeared first on WIRED.