WIRED: Sci-Fi’s Mind-Blowing Cities Never Fail to Fascinate

Fantasy and science fiction writers have dreamed up some amazing fictional cities, from the gleaming spires of Minas Tirith to the rainy neon streets of the Blade Runner movies. A more recent example is the novel Blackfish City by Sam J. Miller, who drew on his background as a community organizer to create realistic politics […]

WIRED: Gadget Lab Podcast: The Virtual Insanity of F8

F8, Facebook’s annual developers conference, was earlier this week, so we decided to host this week’s Gadget Lab podcast entirely in VR, which means you’ll need an Oculus Go headset to listen to it as well. Just kidding, but really, that might be the future if Facebook’s vision for social VR comes to fruition. We […]

WIRED: Facebook F8 Liveblog Day Two: All the News, as It Happens

Facebook’s big show, F8, continues on its second day on Wednesday May 2. CEO Mark Zuckerberg will cede the stage to a host of Facebook executives and product managers to show off the company’s latest efforts in machine intelligence, augmented reality, and advanced interfaces. The F8 day two keynote begins at 10 am PDT (1 […]

WIRED: Facebook F8 2018 Liveblog | WIRED

Facebook’s big show, F8, starts on Tuesday May 1. CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at 10am PDT (1pm EDT), followed by the usual song-and-dance from other Facebook executives. It’s the company’s chance to lift the curtain on new features for its developer community—but also to capture the interest of its users by showing off […]

WIRED: Facebook F8 2018 Liveblog | WIRED

Facebook’s big show, F8, starts on Tuesday May 1. CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at 10am PDT (1pm EDT), followed by the usual song-and-dance from other Facebook executives. It’s the company’s chance to lift the curtain on new features for its developer community—but also to capture the interest of its users by showing off […]

WIRED: Don’t Feel Bad for Loving True Crime Stories

Mary Rickert’s short story collection You Have Never Been Here is one of the most disturbing books of recent years, with many of the stories touching on the abduction or victimization of children. Unsurprisingly, Rickert says she has a longstanding interest in true crime stories. “Ever since I was young, I’ve been curious about why […]