Somehow Teen Girls Get the Coolest Wearable Out There
Form, function, and user control all come together in a new type of wearable device.
—Brian Bergstein, executive editor
I Forced People to Talk to Me on the Phone for a Week
Temporarily restricting herself to only voice calls, shunning e-mails and texts, a journalist annoys her friends and shines a light on today’s digital etiquette.
—Tom Simonite, San Francisco bureau chief
A Renegade Trawler, Hunted for 10,000 Miles by Vigilantes
This immersive and informative multimedia feature, about a harrowing chase on the high seas, seems destined for a Hollywood movie.
—Kyanna Sutton, senior Web producer
What to Do When Your App Is Racist
A thoughtful analysis of the defunct app SketchFactor and its unintended consequences.
Coding Camps Climb Professional Ranks
The latest craze: going from barista to tech professional in just 10 weeks.
—J. Juniper Friedman, associate Web producer
Going bald? Lab-grown hair cells could be on the way
These biotech companies are reprogramming cells to treat baldness, but it’s still early days.
Meet Altos Labs, Silicon Valley’s latest wild bet on living forever
Funders of a deep-pocketed new "rejuvenation" startup are said to include Jeff Bezos and Yuri Milner.
Meta’s new learning algorithm can teach AI to multi-task
The single technique for teaching neural networks multiple skills is a step towards general-purpose AI.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
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