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  1. The Spectator Who Threw a Wrench in the Waymo/Uber LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Wired

    Eric Swildens knows how damaging intellectual property trials can be. In 2002, Speedera Networks, the content delivery network he cofounded, was sued for patent infringement and trade secrets violation by Akamai.

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  2. Don't Stop the Presses! Why Big Tech Should Subsidize Real JournalismRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | Wired

    Only 20 percent of adults in the US get news regularly from a print paper; that drops to 5 percent among 18- to 29-year-olds. keeps bugging him.

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  3. An Old Technique Could Put Artificial Intelligence in Your Hearing AidRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2017 | Wired

    The fist-sized motor, greened by corrosion, is from a historic room-sized computer intended to ape the human brain. It may also point toward artificial intelligence's future.

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  4. The Inside Story of 'Pong' and Nolan Bushnell's Early Days at AtariRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Wired

    The original Pong engineer didn't fix a bug that kept the paddles from reaching the top of the screen, since it meant that a ball could slip above or below the player's reach, making for a more challenging game. The original Pong engineer didn't fix a bug that kept the paddles from reaching the top of the screen, since it meant that a ball could slip above or below the player's reach, making for a more challenging game.

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  5. The Inside Story of Pong and the Early Days of AtariRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2017 | Wired

    Al Alcorn knew he was being wooed. Nolan Bushnell, the tall, brash, young engineer from Alcorn's work-study days at Ampex, had shown up at Alcorn's Sunnyvale office.

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  6. Solve These Tough Data Problems and Watch Job Offers Roll InRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | Wired

    Giberto Titericz landed a job at Airbnb after he became the top-ranked solver on Kaggle, a site where companies and others post tough data problems. Gilberto Titericz, an electrical engineer at Brazil's state oil company Petrobras, told his boss he planned to resign, after seven years maintaining sensors and other hardware in oil plants.

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  7. Waymo and Intel Combine to Power the Future of Self-Driving CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Wired

    If there's a frontrunner in the race to deliver a fully self-driving car-no steering wheel, pedals, or human required-it's Waymo. The Alphabet-owned unit based in Mountain View, California, has driven 3 million miles on public roads since 2010.

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  8. House Passes Self-Driving Car BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Wired

    House of Representatives did something that's woefully uncommon these days: It passed a bill with bipartisan support. The bill, called the SELF DRIVE Act, lays out a basic federal framework for autonomous vehicle regulation, signaling that federal lawmakers are finally ready to think seriously about self-driving cars and what they mean for the future of the country.

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  9. Mobileye Joins Waymo and Uber in Testing Self-Driving Cars in ArizonaRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2017 | Wired

    No, not snowbirds escaping harsh northern winters. Techies, mostly from California-Silicon Valley, to be precise-coming to the desert to fulfill their quest to flood the roads with self-driving cars.

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  10. Y Combinator Has Gone SupernovaRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Wired

    He's a goateed bro in his mid-twenties, rocking a grey pullover hoodie, a brown stocking cap, and an eagerness to share his killer idea- He's come to the Gates Computer Science Building to pitch it to the two interlocutors holding "Office Hours," where savvy veterans of the startup process dispense wisdom to aspiring Mark Zuckerbergs. The bro is clearly happy when both of them-Sam Altman, the head of Y Combinator, and Yuri Sagalov, a startup CEO who completed YC's startup boot camp in 2010 and now is a part-time partner there-express excitement at the concept.

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  11. Google IO 2017: Watch Live Video of Google's Big Show Right HereRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Wired

    Every year, thousands of Google developers gather at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California for Google IO, the company's biggest developer show of the year. Google executives take the stage to show the latest tools, features, and updates coming to all of the company's products.

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  12. Apple's New Campus: An Exclusive Look Inside the MothershipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Wired

    He had not been on the agenda, but his presence wasn't a total surprise. Earlier in the year the man had expressed his intention to attend a meeting in order to propose a new series of buildings along the city's northern border, but he hadn't felt up to it at the time.

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  13. Climb Inside the World's Largest Wind TunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | Wired

    A cold wind is whipping past, but the engineers scurrying around the giant room don't seem to mind. They're busy moving a fishing rod-like smoke wand this way and that, watching vaporized mineral oil stream off its tip and flow like a contrail over the sleekest semi you've ever seen.

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