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GDC 2018: Who Is This Event For Anymore?

Like the gaming world itself, the annual developer conference stands at a crossroads.

from Wired https://www.wired.com/story/gdc-at-a-crossroads


5 coffee shops for the caffeine-craving college student

Many college students cut out a good chunk of their day to study for their classes and catch up on homework. A favorite way to fuel these study sessions is drinking copious amounts of caffeine. 462 more words


Facebook's Privacy and Transparency Failings Are Still a Serious Problem

You give Facebook all of your data in exchange for using their service—an exchange that seems increasingly out of whack.

from Wired https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-privacy-transparency-cambridge-analytica


Cambridge Analytica is Finally Under Fire Because of Whistleblowers

It was no secret that Cambridge Analytica was manipulating people with big data. But it took a former employee’s reckoning to provoke outrage.

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Uber's Self-Driving Car Just Killed Somebody in Arizona. Now What?

The first deadly crash raises questions about how quickly autonomous driving technology is progressing—and who’s in charge of keeping everybody safe.

from Wired https://www.wired.com/story/uber-self-driving-car-crash-arizona-pedestrian


Cambridge Analytica Execs Caught Discussing Extortion and Fake News

In undercover videos filmed by Britain’s Channel 4 news, Cambridge Analytica executives appear to offer up various unsavory tactics to influence campaigns.

from Wired https://www.wired.com/story/cambridge-analytica-execs-caught-discussing-extortion-and-fake-news


HTC Vive Gets $100 Price Cut, Vive Pro Launches For $799

The HTC Vive VR system is finally getting affordable as the new Vive Pro goes up for preorder.

from Wired https://www.wired.com/story/the-htc-vive-just-got-a-big-price-cut