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Tinder Taps Its Inner Vegas to Predict Swipe Rights

Tinder In this post-Tinder world, your profile picture is everything. The world swipes right (acceptance!) or swipes left (rejection!) based solely on what your photo looks like. Not what you look like. What your photo looks like. So, when hunting for dates and other forms […]

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We Must Remake Society in the Coming Age of AI: Obama

Artificial intelligence can bring enormous prosperity and opportunity. President Obama knows that. But in an interview with WIRED Editor-in-Chief Scott Dadich and MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito, the president also worries that AI could suppress wages, eliminate jobs, and create new inequalities. As we […]

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How We Made WIRED With Guest Editor Barack Obama

Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos I’ll admit that working on this issue kicked up a few West Wing fantasies for me. Yes, every time the WIRED team and I visited the real West Wing for meetings, I took selfies. The White House Mess-branded disposable coffee cup? I […]

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Obama Wants the Government to Help Develop AI

President Barack Obama sees the government playing a role in the development of AI. But not too big a role. In an interview with WIRED Editor-in-Chief Scott Dadich and MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito, President Obama said the government should facilitate a range of […]

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Twitter’s Woes Signal the End of the Social Wars

Then One/WIRED Two buzzwords define the past decade of computing: mobile and social. Those days are coming to an end. Although smartphones and social media remain as important as ever, the war to control those platforms are over. Winners are being coronated as the losers […]

Facebook Workplace Tries to Muscle In on Your Job

One in four people on Earth use Facebook to connect with friends and family. But Mark Zuckerberg and company really want all those people to use the social network for office chatter, too. This morning, at an event in London, the company formally released Facebook […]