In this episode of WIRED Dot Gov, we talk with Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken and Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya about the 2016 election. The post What Silicon Valley Got Wrong About the 2016 Election appeared first on WIRED.
Facebook has followed Google’s lead by trumpeting plans to expand its presence in the UK — despite ongoing uncertainty over the impact of this summer’s Brexit vote for the country to leave the European Union. Read More Go to Source
Author: Natasha Lomas
An unexpected connection has emerged between the results of physics experiments and an important, seemingly unrelated set of numbers in pure mathematics. The post Physicists Uncover Strange Numbers in Particle Collisions appeared first on WIRED.
In living organisms, evolution is a multi-generational process where mutations in genes are dropped and added. Well-adapted organisms survive and those less fortunate go extinct. This is Natural Selection. Resilience is great, but if you don’t grow gills in time for the flood, then tough luck. Read More Go to Source
Author: David Cheng
It was October 2011. Verena Rentrop and Elsie Parumog, two Nokia staff stationed on opposite sides of the world, were having a routine work chat when something more pressing came up. With another wave of restructuring underway, which would see Nokia lay off thousands of employees over the next few years, the close but remote relationship that the two had established might soon come to an end. Read More Go to Source
Author: Steve O'Hear
Cameras aren’t just for pictures anymore. They’re for helping computers see the world, and helping us see each other. The post Snap’s Spectacles Are the Beginning of a Camera-First Future appeared first on WIRED.
Unable to resist any opportunity to sell you something, the e-commerce leader is opening up brick-and-mortar bookstores. But its online prowess doesn’t yet translate into a very good retail experience.