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Scientists Have Sequenced Dire Wolf DNA. Thanks, Science!

The creatures made famous by Game of Thrones went extinct some 13,000 years ago. Now geneticists know a little more about where they come from….

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The Mystery of the World’s Loneliest Penguins

A small group of king penguins have appeared on Martillo Island in Argentina. How they got there, and whether they will stay, is unknown. Source:…

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No, You Don’t Need a New TV for the PS5 and Xbox Series X

This round of next-gen gaming consoles comes with features that make the most of 4K and HDR. But you’ll still get some benefits without shelling…

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Posted in ! #Headlines #Newsfeed #Science #Space #TechNews #Wired Japan

For the Second Time Ever, an Asteroid Sample Returns to Earth

The Japanese Hayabusa2 mission to asteroid Ryugu marks a major milestone this weekend with the return of pristine space rock. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/for-the-second-time-ever-an-asteroid-sample-returns-to-earth/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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The Quest to Unearth One of America’s Oldest Black Churches

First Baptist Church was founded in secret in 1776. It’s been hidden under a parking lot in Colonial Williamsburg for decades—a metaphor for the failures…

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What Is a Super Typhoon, and Why Are They So Dangerous?

Massive storms like Goni, which hit the Philippine islands on Sunday, could be a glimpse of our future. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/what-is-a-super-typhoon-and-why-are-they-so-dangerous/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Zoom Finally Has End-to-End Encryption. Here’s How to Use It

You can lock down your meetings like never before—even if you have to give up a few features to do so. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-enable-zoom-encryption/ Proactive Computing…

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Russia’s Laptev Sea Should Have Started to Freeze by Now

Normally, the ‘birthplace of ice’ freezes by late October. For the first time in recorded history, it hasn’t. That could have knock-on effects across the…

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Clarence Thomas Wants to Rethink Internet Speech. Be Afraid

Plus: Auction theory at Google, a stalking cougar, and a proposal for breaking up big tech. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/plaintext-clarence-thomas-wants-to-rethink-internet-speech-be-afraid/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared…

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How to Start Streaming on Twitch

You don’t need a ton of equipment to stream your own gaming sessions, or to meet more people who play the games you love. Source:…

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5 Graphics Settings Worth Tweaking in Every PC Game

Sure, you can settle for the default presets, but even small changes can mean better performance – or a much better gaming experience. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/five-graphics-settings-to-change-every-pc-game/…

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Posted in ! #Headlines #Animals #Australia #Conservation #Environment #Fire #Koalas #Newsfeed #TechNews #ThePlanet #Wildfire #Wired #WorldNews extinction

Australia’s Koalas Are ‘Sliding Towards Extinction’

The species is among 28 animals being assessed for potential upgrade of their threat status as their numbers plummet following sweeping bushfires. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/australias-koalas-are-sliding-towards-extinction/ Droolin’…

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Those ‘Doomsday Planes’ Have Nothing to Do With Trump’s Covid-19 Test

Yes, two Boeing E-6B Mercury were flying last night. No, that’s not because of the president’s positive test. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/doomsday-planes-trump-covid-19-test/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Posted in #ArtificialIntelligence #AI #PCH3lp #Police #Privacy #Surveillance #TechNews #TechSupport #Wired PCH3lp

How to Thwart Facial Recognition and Other Surveillance

Whether you’re protesting or just stepping out for a boba, you deserve some algorithm-free alone time. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-thwart-facial-recognition-other-surveillance/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared…

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Posted in ! #Headlines #CoronaVirus #Health #Lifestyle #Newsfeed #Science #TechNews #Wired

If You’ve Just Had Covid, Exercise Can Cause Serious Complications, Including Heart Disease

A growing number of studies are raising concerns about the coronavirus’ long-term effects on the heart. Athletes especially need to heed the warnings. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/if-youve-just-had-covid-exercise-might-not-be-good-for-you/…

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Antarctic Glaciers Are Growing Unstable Above and Below Water

New studies show fractures on surface ice and warm seawater melting the ice from underneath. That’s a harbinger of a coming collapse—and sea level rise….

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The FBI Botched Its DNC Hack Warning in 2016—but Says It Won’t Next Time

Facing looming election threats and a ransomware epidemic, the bureau says it has revamped its process for warning hacking victims. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/fbi-hacking-victim-notifications/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Posted in #Censorship #CoronaVirus #Government #PCH3lp #Politics #TechNews #Wired PCH3lp

Covid Is Accelerating a Global Censorship Crisis

Autocracies and democracies alike are suppressing information within their borders, which will affect public health and security around the world. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/opinion-covid-is-accelerating-a-global-censorship-crisis/ Proactive Computing found…

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Posted in #ArtificialIntelligence #AI #Aviation #Military #PCH3lp #TechNews #TechnologyNews #Warfare #Wired PCH3lp

A Dogfight Renews Concerns About AI’s Lethal Potential

Alphabet’s DeepMind pioneered reinforcement learning. A California company used it to create an algorithm that defeated an F-16 pilot in a simulation. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/dogfight-renews-concerns-ai-lethal-potential/ Proactive…

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Posted in ! #Headlines #Corruption #Elections #Europe #Newsfeed #Politics #Protest #TechNews #Wired violence

Belarus Has Shut Down the Internet Amid a Controversial Election

Human rights organizations have blamed the Belarusian government for widespread outages. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/belarus-internet-outage-election/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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What If the Big Bang Was Actually a Big Bounce?

New computer simulations model an alternate way of thinking about the cosmos: as a cyclic universe that has no beginning or end. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/what-if-the-big-bang-was-actually-a-big-bounce/ Droolin’…

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