‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ Creates a Believable Alien

Showtime’s new series The Man Who Fell to Earthcreated by Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet, is a sequel to the 1976 Nicolas Roeg film of the same name, which stars…

How to Stay Informed Without Getting Paralyzed by Bad News

One day Recently, I arrived at the Manhattan office where I work as a tutor. I hoped to tame my inbox before my first session. Instead, I clicked a news…

The Private Equity Firm That Grounded Paul Allen’s Dream

Hey, everyone. Elon now doesn’t want to buy Twitter because it can’t count its bots. You’d think an AI guy like him would let the robots speak. The Plain View…

On ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ ‘She-Hulk,’ and the Fear of Liking Things

The Monitor is a weekly column devoted to everything happening in the WIRED world of culture, from movies to memes, TV to Twitter. Some mornings, it can feel like you…

Somnox 2 Review: Soothing but Spendy

As I lie in bed spooning my wee robot, one hand on its gently undulating belly as it slows my breathing, I’m struck by the memory of co-sleeping with my…

Nuclear Fusion Is Already Facing a Fuel Crisis

In the south of France, ITER is inching towards completion. When it’s finally fully switched on in 2035, the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor will be the largest device of its…

The Online Spider Market Is Massive — and Crawling With Issues

Stewart says public interest in spiders and scorpions has exploded as people realize they are actually low-maintenance pets that don’t need to walk three times a day and can be…

‘Dredd’ Deserves a Better Place in Alex Garland’s Filmography

On Friday, the 51-year-old English writer-director Alex Garland‘s new movie, Men, opens in theaters. Garland’s not a celebrity auteur on the scale of your Martysyour Quentinsyour PTAs. But for folks…

Google TAG: Cytrox’s Predator Spyware Used to Target Android Users

NSO Group and its powerful Pegasus malware have dominated the debate over commercial spyware vendors who sell their hacking tools to governments, but researchers and tech companies are increasingly sounding…

Do People Caught on Ring Cameras Have Privacy Rights?

Big picture, there’s no legal issue with posting surveillance cam content. Experts agree that it is generally legal to post video footage captured in a public space where the subject…