Virtual reality’s potential to transform entertainment and social networking has been discussed ad infinitum. But we’re only starting to understand its promise for doing good.
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The Glow team is rounding out its app with a new component: support for male fertility.
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Google’s new wireless service will automatically switch you between T-Mobile’s network and Sprint’s network depending on which signal is best.
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Tesla isn’t a car company. It’s a battery company that happens to make electric cars.
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Google is inviting a small number of people onto its new phone service, Project Fi. The company wants to show wireless can be both cheaper and better.
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The maker of this $1,500 indoor farm says the trick to ending the world’s water crisis may be turning all of us into farmers.
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Affectiva cofounder Rana el Kaliouby has built algorithms that decode facial expressions to help computers understand emotion.
The post Computers That Know How You Feel Will Soon Be Everywhere appeared first on WIRED.
Environmentalists are turning to artificial intelligence and satellites to combat forest destruction in real time—that is, in time to stop it.
The post Using Satellites to Stop Deforestation Before It Happens appeared first on WIRED.
WhatsApp is the world’s most popular smartphone messaging app, letting more than 800 million people text on the cheap. But it’s evolving into something more.
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Twitter is starting to realize it has more to lose by staying silent on the issue of abuse.
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