Jack Stewart

senior writer for WIRED Transportation desk

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CES in Las Vegas displays a lot of toys, but it can also be a window into the future of how we’ll live with smart tech.

CES: Cuddle robots, self-driving suitcases, and other gadgets

CES in Las Vegas displays a lot of toys, but it can also be a window into the future of how we’ll live with smart tech.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Virgin’s version of the hyperloop is on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The company is developing vacuum tubes to shuttle people at more than 200 mph.

Challenges in making the hyperloop a reality

Virgin’s version of the hyperloop is on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The company is developing vacuum tubes to shuttle people at more than 200 mph.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Proposition 23  on the November ballot would suspend Governor Schwarzenegger's proudest achievement,  AB 32 .

California Politics and Global Warming

Proposition 23 on the November ballot would suspend Governor Schwarzenegger's proudest achievement, AB 32 .

from Which Way, L.A.?

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“It's really hard for parents to go back to work if there's not a safe place to leave your child when they're not in school.

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Another heatwave is sweeping through California this week. Some regions could see record-breaking temperatures above 110 degrees. Death Valley could hit 130 degrees.

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This week, the FDA will make a decision on whether or not to approve the first ever treatment for achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism. But not everyone is celebrating.

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Artificial intelligence can predict breast cancer years before it shows up on a mammogram, according to a new MIT study .

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What will it take to finally end veteran homelessness? U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough says progress in Los Angeles could have a domino effect across the country.

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Host Jonathan Bastian talks with Meghan O'Gieblyn , author of “ God, Human, Animal, Machine: Technology, Metaphor, and the Search for Meaning ” about how advanced AI technologies are…

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Journalist Richard Silverstein has been sounding the alarm bells about the private surveillance spyware sold by Israel’s NSO for years.

from Scheer Intelligence

Today Frances Haugen, a former product manager for Facebook, testified before a Senate committee, arguing that the social media company needs to be regulated.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand