Creating video games is not a dream job

Working in a video game company might seem like the perfect job, but the Bloomberg News reporter Jason schreier says the reality is far from ideal. “It’s not really an…

Language models like GPT-3 could herald a new kind of search engine

Now, a team of Google researchers has published a radical overhaul proposal which discards the ranking approach and replaces it with a single large AI language model, such as BERT…

New brain implant translates thoughts from handwriting into text

Elon Musk’s Neuralink has been make waves on the technological side of neural implants, but that has yet to show how we might actually use implants. For now, the demonstration…

Knives Out sequel seems designed for the internet

The monitor is a weekly column devoted to everything that happens in the world of WIRED culture, from movies to memes, from TV to Twitter. To begin with, a casting…

Apple designer you’ve never heard of is making noise

Stringer says Cell Apha is just the first in a larger product line. For now, he is convinced that Cell offers unique value because it delivers a sonic dimension that…

Could you really climb the rotating ship cable in Stowaway?

Let’s just keep it simple: to get an artificial gravity of 0.5g, you will need a radius of 450 meters and a distance between the spacecraft and the counterweight of…

Into the Amazon Empire with author Brad Stone

Few technology companies have blazed a trail more fascinating than Amazon. He has grown from his humble beginnings as a bookseller to an absolute juggernaut that covers many product categories…

Distance learning and snow day defense

Even though we intuitively know that the virtual school is not the same as the real school, in a culture where representations are confused with the original, distance learning becomes…

Tech companies don’t have to be scary to make money

Sometimes i really am wrong. In 2008, I heard about an awesome new search engine called DuckDuckGo, glanced over and predicted he would die quickly. After all, at the time,…

Obé Fitness Review: A Home Workout Streaming Service With A Retro Appeal

Online service Obey (pronounced “obey”) Fitness offers a modern take on those cult VHS workout tapes your mom used to watch. As you would expect from a company founded by…