How to fix Facebook, according to Facebook employees

Facebook denies the accusation. “At the heart of these stories is a premise that is false,” spokesman Kevin McAllister said in an email. “Yes, we are a business and we…

How the VFX and Dune sound teams made sandworms from scratch

They call it “Sand screen”. Outside in the deserts of Jordan and the United Arab Emirates, where director Deni Villeneuve shot much of Dune, everything is in different shades of…

Inside Facebook documents WIRED

On October 5 a former member of Facebook’s civil disinformation team named Francis Haugen testified before Congress. In its nearly two years in Facebook, Haugen said, she has constantly seen…

An event with cosmic rays determines the landing of the Vikings in Canada

The sites Dee and colleagues explored, restored by L’Anse aux Meadows decades ago and carefully preserved in a freezer at a Parks Canada warehouse in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, fit the…

Facebook failed the people who tried to improve it

But this picture contradicts the departure of people who say they have blood on their hands. I spoke last week with a former researcher whose badge post I didn’t see…

The fatigue of dating apps has led to an increase in more personalized online matchmaking

The thread took off. Morgan enjoyed the good mood when he saw people get along with each other – “I love love!” – and enjoyed the real-life connections he managed…

Age of Empires IV wants to teach you a lesson

the key to A great historical game is to ensure that the story does not spoil the game. Relic Entertainment knew this from the beginning The Age of Empires 4…

How to build a computer: Hardware suggestions, instructions and more

if you were to fight that you are not doing anything productive during our endless pandemic, stop. Sometimes nothing is exactly what you need. Other times it’s nice to do…

Seafood with ‘Bluewashing’ will not make the world greener

It is marine wildlife in a global state of emergency. Ninety percent of fish populations are at or below half their historical levels and more fish species appear in the…

How Wavelets allow researchers to transform and understand data

In more and more a data-driven world, mathematical tools known as waves have become an indispensable way to analyze and understand information. Many researchers receive their data in the form…