Some practical tips for living with a writer

Fantasy author Jane Lindskold has published over 20 books and dozens of short stories. In her book of writing tips Wanderings on writing, she covers topics such as doing research,…

The mystery of Betelgeuse’s gradation has finally been solved

In December 2019, astronomers have noticed a strange and dramatic attenuation in the light of Betelgeuse, a bright red star in the constellation Orion. They marveled at the phenomenon and…

New tool aims to save open source from supply chain attacks

Russia is historically destructive NotPetya malware attack and his most recent SolarWinds Cyberespionage Campaign have something in common besides the Kremlin: they are both real examples of software supply chain…

Beware of ‘Smokescreen Trolling’, Trump Followers’ Favorite Tactic

Earlier this week on Flag Day, Senator Ted Cruz tweeted a video in which he watched Old Glory and recited the pledge of allegiance. “This did not use [sic] to…

The sex life of superheroes

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. A funny thing happened on…

A quick and dirty agenda for Congress to curb big tech

Steven Levy covers the full range of technology topics for WIRED, in print and online, and has contributed to the magazine since its inception. His new column, Plain text, will…

Which Amazon Echo or Alexa speaker is right for you?

Amazon family Alexa-enabled devices keep growing. From the new spherical Echo to the rotating Echo Show 10, there are a number of ways you can bring Alexa into your home.…

NASA gets closer to printing artificial organs in space

In America, at least 17 people per day die while waiting for an organ transplant. But instead of waiting for a donor to die, what if we could one day…

Big Tech has a battle ahead over antitrust regulation – and it’s going to get complicated

For several years, Congress and regulatory agencies have warned that they may attempt to dismantle Big Tech in the future. Over the past week, this threat has become more real.…

Cl0p bust shows exactly why ransomware doesn’t go away

Wednesday, like United States President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin prepare to meet in Geneva, Ukrainian law enforcement announces the arrest of six suspects allegedly linked to the…