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35 of the best TV series to stream on Hulu
Elisabeth Moss stars in bleak dystopia The Handmaid’s Tale. Hulu Hulu has a stash of great shows making a case for adding the streamer to your roster, including The Great and High Fidelity, along with a few co-productions that have brought us the stunning Normal People and This Way... Read more
Watch Us Roam Virtual Deep Seas With Real Oceanographers
We love deep-sea science here at WIRED, and we have the coverage to prove it. From mysterious, barely visible fish and high-tech deep sea submersibles to virtual reality tours of the ocean floor and ocean conservation challenges, it’s safe to say we like thinking about the worlds that exist... Read more
Google Cloud CEO predicts boom in business-process-as-a-service
Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian is focusing on automation and business process improvement as the company seeks to gain ground on cloud computing competitors. Speaking at the virtual Automation Anywhere Imagine Digital conference, Kurian said... Read more
Hyundai to invest $7.4B in US EV production
Hyundai is going big on US EV manufacturing with a $7.4 billion investment. Hyundai Hyundai and Kia already have a decently sized manufacturing footprint here in the US, but that footprint is about to get much bigger with the investment of $7.4 billion in domestic electric vehicle production, Hyundai... Read more
GameStop FOMO Inspires a New Wave of Crypto Pump-and-Dumps
Discord is a perfect vehicle for these pumps, as a semi-public forum that allows users to advertise servers broadly, ping users about coordinated buy-ins, and discuss strategy. I’m a longtime Discord user, and anecdotally I’ve seen an enormous uptick in activity. Between early April and May, I received 47... Read more
For language models, analogies are a tough nut to crack, study shows
Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Analogies play a crucial role in commonsense reasoning. The ability to recognize analogies like “eye is to seeing what ear is to hearing,” sometimes referred to as analogical proportions, shape how humans structure knowledge and... Read more
Afterpay, Klarna, Affirm: Buy now, pay later is growing beyond retail
Last March, in the midst of a nationwide lockdown that left millions out of work, the residents of Wasatch Property Management’s apartment complexes were presented with a solution to the impending problem of rent. It came from a little cartoon woman named Penny featured on Wasatch’s Facebook page. Through... Read more
Biden signs executive order to strengthen US cybersecurity
President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Wednesday in an attempt to bolster US cybersecurity defenses after a number of devastating hacks, including the Colonial pipeline attack, revealed vulnerabilities across business and government. “Recent cybersecurity incidents… are a sobering reminder that US public and private sector entities increasingly... Read more
Gas shortage 2021? Here’s the latest on the hacked Colonial Pipeline
Colonial Pipeline was the target of a ransomware attack that forced it to shut down operations. Getty Images A major US petroleum pipeline that’s been shut since last weekend has resumed operations, but markets disrupted by the closure may take days to return to normal. Colonial Pipeline, which shut operations... Read more
Graduation Gift Ideas (2021): The 16 Best Gifts For Your College Grad
This has been an academic year unlike any other. With the backdrop of a global pandemic that shut down most of public life, waking up every morning and logging in to Zoom for class is a resilient and worthy achievement. The young students in your life continued with their... Read more