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Brian Barrett / Wired:
Inside the prerecorded drone light show at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony that used 1,218 Intel drones; medal ceremonies to feature shows with 300 drones   —  THE OPENING CEREMONY of any Olympics provides pageantry at a global scale, a celebration that, at its best …
Feb 10, 2018, 2:05 AMIn context
Arielle Pardes / Wired:
A look at Replika and other projects that are developing “emotional” chatbots and AI capable of discerning human feelings   —  WHEN EUGENIA KUYDA created her chatbot, Replika, she wanted it to stand out among the voice assistants and home robots that had begun to take root in peoples lives.
Feb 5, 2018, 5:00 AMIn context
Aarian Marshall / Wired:
Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs spins out Coord to develop APIs for tolls, parking, and curb space data for bike-sharing, ride-hailing, and public transport services   —  IN OCTOBER OF last year, Alphabet, Google's parent company announced it was taking its data-hoovering powers out of purely digital realm and into 3-D space.
Feb 2, 2018, 7:10 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Interviews with Amazon execs detail the company's initial adoption of AI, which is now found in almost every product and service, from search to AWS and Alexa   —  How deep learning came to power Alexa, Amazon Web Services, and nearly every other division of the company.
Feb 1, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Miranda Katz / Wired:
Podcasters first look at Apple's Podcast Analytics data shows listeners are highly engaged, with many listening to 80-90% of shows, and prefer longer formats   —  The public radio producer had started a podcast as a side project in early 2017, and the exploration of her experience …
Feb 1, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Wired:
Diversity advocates inside Google, including queer and transgender staff, say they are being targeted by a small group of coworkers with doxxing and harassment   —  FIRED GOOGLE ENGINEER James Damore says he was vilified and harassed for questioning what he calls the company's liberal political orthodoxy …
Jan 26, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
DNC hires Yahoo's former Chief Information Security Officer Bob Lord, who led response to 2013 and 2014 hacks, as its chief security officer   —  THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL Committee has hired Bob Lord, most recently Yahoo's head of information security, to be its chief security officer …
Jan 25, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers show Tinder's lack of encryption lets hackers see all photos, inject their own images in users' photo streams, and watch users' every swipe   —  IN 2018, YOU'D be forgiven for assuming that any sensitive app encrypts its connection from your phone to the cloud …
Jan 23, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Doug Bock Clark / Wired:
Profile of Megan Squire, the activist and CS professor who created a database for tracking far-right extremists to feed info to organizations such as the SPLC   —  THE EMAIL ARRIVED just as Megan Squire was starting to cook Thanksgiving dinner.  She was flitting between the kitchen …
Jan 22, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
Alice Gregory / Wired:
Profile of Yondr, maker of the lockable smartphone pouches used at concerts, shows, courtrooms, churches, and more to restrict smartphone use   —  LATE LAST FALL, in the gleaming white lobby of Madison Square Garden, uniformed attendants were posted at security stations to make thousands of smartphones stupid.
Jan 22, 2018, 12:50 AMIn context

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