Just from patterns of motion, your smart devices know when you’re walking, when you’re riding a bike, and when you lift your wrist to check the time. But it turns out they can also tell when you snap or make a fist, or whether you’re holding a smartphone or steering wheel. All they have to […]
On-demand food delivery startup Munchery has a new chief executive officer. James Beriker, the former CEO of Simply Hired, is taking the place of Munchery co-founder Tri Tran, who is now the company’s chief strategy officer, the company announced today. The appointment comes on the exact same day Bloomberg reported that Munchery has struggled to improve […]
Yes, theaters need to be safe spaces-for criticism as well as praise. The post Donald Trump Is Right: Theater Should Be a Safe Place. Just Not the Way He Means appeared first on WIRED.
In this episode of WIRED Dot Gov, we talk with Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken and Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya about the 2016 election. The post What Silicon Valley Got Wrong About the 2016 Election appeared first on WIRED.
Harry Weller, who has long led the East Coast venture practice of New Enterprise Associates from Washington, D.C., passed away unexpectedly last night. Weller had joined the firm in 2002, not long after nabbing an undergraduate degree in physics from Duke University and an MBA from Harvard. Neither his family nor NEA has released details […]
In living organisms, evolution is a multi-generational process where mutations in genes are dropped and added. Well-adapted organisms survive and those less fortunate go extinct. This is Natural Selection. Resilience is great, but if you don’t grow gills in time for the flood, then tough luck. Read More
Facebook’s issues with viral false news reports dominated headlines this week, so naturally it came up as a key topic of discussion when I spoke to TechCrunch’s special projects editor and internet culture reporter Jordan Crook on this week’s episode. The sheer scope of the issue is something that becomes very apparent as we found […]