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“The ease with which a bot can generate and submit relevant text that impersonates human speech on government websites is surprising and really important to know.”

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The news is Gouda! A large body of research suggests that cheese’s reputation as a fattening, heart-imperiling food is undeserved.

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So, who's staying up tonight to watch #WandaVision?

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"When we got the results, we were in shock."

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Double masks can reduce the likelihood of coronavirus transmission between two people by up to 95% if both parties wear them correctly. Correctly is the key word in that sentence.

Here's the proper way to double up:

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You can’t blame renewables for this one.

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Saving up for a new TV? We've got you covered, with everything from the best budget TV to the absolute best set you can buy if money is no object—and a few excellent choices in between.

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A once middling poker player suddenly turned so formidable people started calling him the Messiah. Then he was accused of playing dirty.

The ensuing scandal ripped the poker world apart. (from 2020)

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🔊 Check out WIRED's Most Interesting Things in Tech on your Google Home or Alexa speaker. Today's edition is presented by @TDAmeritrade.

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For decades, this physicist's peers have dismissed his ideas about gravity and inertia. Now, he believes he has the data that will prove him right—and could make interstellar travel possible for humans

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Replying to @MeganMolteni: Do vaccines stop the coronavirus from spreading? Almost certainly! Do they block 89.4% of transmission? Probably not.

H…

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Replying to @halophoenix: I love classic literature, and I love video games, so this wonderful @WIRED piece on why teaching classic lit to young gam…

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Do vaccines stop the coronavirus from spreading? Almost certainly! Do they block 89.4% of transmission? Probably not.

Here's what the new data out of Israel and the UK does (and doesn't) tell us about how to safely navigate a semi-vaccinated society:

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The iconic Nokia 3310 is a reminder of less-connected times. Did you have one? #tbt

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I love classic literature, and I love video games, so this wonderful @WIRED piece on why teaching classic lit to young game designers and writers makes for better stories was a joy to edit and to read:

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It’s a powerful suction stimulator that can be used on any number of erogenous zones, but it can sometimes be difficult to position the massager into the right spot.

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A vaccinated person may be well-protected from the worst ravages of Covid-19. But it’s not clear if they can still carry the coronavirus and transmit it to susceptible people around them.

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"The Internet is at the heart of modern life. We all should be able to decide for ourselves where we go on the Internet and how we access information. We cannot allow big corporations to make those decisions for us." (via @ArsTechnica Technica)

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Replying to @a_greenberg: Researchers at Dragos have defined a new APT group they call Kamacite, which at times works as the "access" team for Russi…

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Why does it seem like everyone wants fame on Instagram, and what does it take to get it? The film Fake Famous explores influencer economy and tries to expose who benefits from a system built on lies.

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Replying to @WaterSlicer: "For a company whose sales motto seemed to be 'If it plugs in, we sell it,' it was perhaps inevitable that it would slowly…

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"For a company whose sales motto seemed to be 'If it plugs in, we sell it,' it was perhaps inevitable that it would slowly bleed dry in the Amazon era. ... And yet, I now feel sad for the next generation who won't have a place like Fry’s…"

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Researchers at Dragos have defined a new APT group they call Kamacite, which at times works as the "access" team for Russia's GRU hackers known as Sandworm, at times independently. And they found Kamacite has targeted the US grid + oil and gas for years.

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