Marcus Wohlsen

Senior Editor for Wired magazine

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Senior Editor for Wired magazine and author of Bio Punk: DIY Scientists Hack the Software of Life; former reporter for Associated Press

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H-1B visas allow skilled foreign workers to come to the US. Many of those visas go to tech workers in Silicon Valley.

Silicon Valley slams Trump's travel ban

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The day after Thanksgiving has been the biggest shopping day of the year. Last year, Black Friday saw sales of $2.4 billion -- a 24% increase over the year before.

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Facebook and other social media have become sources of news — and also of satire, which is often false, even though it reads like news.

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Facebook and other social media have become sources of news — and also of satire, which is often false, even though it reads like news.

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