Category: News

The Tech Industry's Latest Fitness Craze: Recovery

You know that brutal final climb in spin class, the one that seems to just not end? Don’t beat yourself up over loosening the resistance dial. And the planned six-mile run that ended after four and change? Not your fault. Your poor performance can be blamed on your underpowered clothes. Your tights, your shirts, your…

By NIKESHOE June 25, 2019 0

Alphabet's Plan for Toronto Depends on Huge Amounts of Data

On Monday, Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs released more detailed plans for Toronto, the site of the Google sister company’s first attempt to bring its techified, digital-forward sensibility to a full-scale development project. The Sidewalk Labs project dates to 2017, when the Canadian city welcomed the company to an undeveloped section of its waterfront. Now, after 18…

By NIKESHOE June 25, 2019 0

Who Owns Song Lyrics on the Internet? It's Complicated

If you felt that an internet giant stole your hard work and claimed it as its own, how would you ever prove that? Well, what if you could booby-trap the information first? On this spine-tingling episode of the Gadget Lab podcast, Mike, Arielle, and Lauren talk with WIRED’s Emily Dreyfuss about how the tension between…

By NIKESHOE June 22, 2019 0

The Power, and Limits, of Artificial Intelligence

So, you’ve heard about this thing called artificial intelligence. It’s changing the world, you’ve been told. It’s going to drive your car, grow your food, maybe even take your job. You’ll be forgiven for having some questions about this chaotic, AI-driven world that’s predicted to unfold. Gregory Barber covers cryptocurrency, blockchain, and artificial intelligence for…

By NIKESHOE June 21, 2019 0