I Thought Pour-Over Coffee Wasn’t for Me—Until I Did It Right
by Joe Ray on February 8, 2023 at 2:00 pm
A trio of inexpensive gadgets helped me get better flavors and more consistent results from the finicky brewing method.
Health Care Bias Is Dangerous. But So Are ‘Fairness’ Algorithms
by WIRED Ideas on February 8, 2023 at 2:00 pm
Medical systems disproportionately fail people of color, but a focus on fixing the numbers can actually lead to worse outcomes.
How to Detect AI-Generated Text, According to Researchers
by Reece Rogers on February 8, 2023 at 2:00 pm
ChatGPT is not as random as a human—for now.
How the Artists of 'Destiny 2' Gave Life to Its Big, Bad Enemy
by Saniya Ahmed on February 8, 2023 at 1:00 pm
The franchise’s upcoming Lightfall expansion revealed an evolution for the once-formless Pyramid Fleet. WIRED got a closer look with Bungie’s art team.
What Defines Artificial Intelligence? The Complete WIRED Guide
by Tom Simonite on February 8, 2023 at 12:00 pm
Supersmart algorithms won't take all the jobs, But they are learning faster than ever, doing everything from medical diagnostics to serving up ads.
A Crucial Group of Covid Drugs Has Stopped Working
by Emily Mullin on February 8, 2023 at 12:00 pm
A key tool in the early pandemic response, monoclonal antibodies are now ineffective against new variants. Immunocompromised patients are especially at risk.
How the US Can Stop Data Brokers' Worst Practices—Right Now
by Dell Cameron on February 8, 2023 at 12:00 pm
Legal experts say a key law should already prevent brokers from collecting and selling data that's weaponized against vulnerable people.
Biden’s SOTU: Data Privacy Is Now a Must-Hit US State of the Union Topic
by Lily Hay Newman on February 8, 2023 at 3:32 am
Biden’s speech proves that protecting personal info is no longer a fringe issue. Now, Congress just needs to do something about it.
Rolls-Royce Spectre EV First Drive: Understated Luxury
by Jason Barlow on February 8, 2023 at 12:00 am
WIRED got two hours behind the wheel of a preproduction prototype that might be the ultimate high-end EV. We could have gone all day.
ChatGPT Has Been Sucked Into India's Culture Wars
by Arbab Ali, Nadeem Sarwar on February 7, 2023 at 11:30 pm
Hindu nationalists claim that the chatbot has insulted their deities, sparking an online uproar.
Microsoft Taps ChatGPT to Boost Bing—and Beat Google
by Aarian Marshall on February 7, 2023 at 9:05 pm
The second-ranked search engine is getting a new chatbot interface that attempts to synthesize information from sites across the web.
7 Best Valentine’s Day Sex Toy Deals (2023): Vibrators and Suction Toys
by Jaina Grey on February 7, 2023 at 7:38 pm
The romantic holiday is coming soon, so you should too!
How to Watch Google’s AI Search Event Live
by Reece Rogers on February 7, 2023 at 5:49 pm
The company’s presentation will focus on new artificial intelligence-powered features in Search. You can stream it for free on YouTube.
OnePlus 11 5G Review: Speed Demon
by Julian Chokkattu on February 7, 2023 at 5:22 pm
This speedy Android smartphone is a trusty alternative that can go toe-to-toe with the competition.
Egofit Walker Pro Review: Walking From Home
by Medea Giordano on February 7, 2023 at 3:00 pm
A treadmill that fits under my desk makes me excited to get my steps in.
The Antibiotic Resistance Crisis Has a Troubling Twist
by Maryn McKenna on February 7, 2023 at 2:30 pm
A major new UN report says we’ve ignored the role of environmental degradation in fueling the superbugs that kill 1.27 million people each year.
What Creepy Video Game Sounds Do to Your Brain
by Megan Farokhmanesh on February 7, 2023 at 2:00 pm
Horror games like the new Dead Space tap into humans’ deepest-seated anxieties.
The Mastodon Bump Is Now a Slump
by Amanda Hoover on February 7, 2023 at 12:00 pm
Active users have fallen by more than 1 million since the exodus from Elon Musk’s Twitter, suggesting the decentralized platform is not a direct replacement.
A Bold Plan to Beam Solar Energy Down From Space
by Ramin Skibba on February 7, 2023 at 12:00 pm
The European Space Agency is exploring a unique way to dramatically cut carbon emissions by tapping sunlight closer to the source.
Earthquake Aftershocks May Rock Turkey and Syria for Months, Even Years
by Matt Simon on February 7, 2023 at 12:22 am
Monday’s massive earthquake has triggered a swarm of aftershocks, which will make a humanitarian disaster even more devastating.
Meet Bard, Google's Answer to ChatGPT
by Will Knight on February 6, 2023 at 10:48 pm
The search giant’s new chatbot is in testing and will be launched “in the coming weeks.” An API will make it available for developers to build on.
The 19 Best Shows on Hulu Right Now
by Wired on February 6, 2023 at 8:00 pm
The Bear and Reservation Dogs are just two of the shows you won’t want to miss on this streaming service.
Best Binoculars (2023): Nikon, Celestron, Swarovski, Zeiss
by Scott Gilbertson on February 6, 2023 at 5:25 pm
Whether you’re bird-watching or baseball-spotting, we break down prices and specs to find the best pair for you.
My Cats Love These Tricky Sliding Puzzle Boxes
by Medea Giordano on February 6, 2023 at 4:14 pm
Activate your cat’s inner fierce hunter with Cat Amazing’s puzzles and reward them with a treat.
A Looming El Niño Could Dry the Amazon
by Matt Simon on February 6, 2023 at 4:00 pm
When a warm band of water develops in the Pacific, drought grips the rainforest. The Amazon, devastated by deforestation and fires, is especially vulnerable.