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MIT's Humanoid Robot Goes to Robo Boot Camp

wired.com — As Russ Tedrake flings up the garage door to the dusty MIT lab, light whooshes in, revealing a 360-pound humanoid robot hanging from a rope. The hulky human form sways as the Cambridge breeze blows into the room. The deactivated dangling thing looks like a metal rag doll, vulnerable and grotesque.

'I Have More Followers Than The President,' People on Twitter Cry

wired.com — Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really! Six years in, they're finally giving me my own account. - President Obama (@POTUS) May 18, 2015 It's hard to measure a life. Are you loved? Are you contributing meaningfully to society? Are you able to learn from your mistakes, to feed your family, to take time to appreciate the...

Here's How to Submit to WIRED Opinion

wired.com — WIRED cares about the things you care about. And we want to give you the chance to speak to our readers directly. We accept op-ed submissions on all topics relevant to WIRED (Business, Gear, Culture, Entertainment, Design, Security, Gaming, and Science). Submissions must be original, no longer than 1,000 words, and they must argue a specific point of view.

Verizon Is Buying AOL for $4.4 Billion. Twitter Reacts.

wired.com — Verizon announced today that it is going to pay $50 a share to buy AOL, the dial-up Web site from the '90s that gave many people their first email address and chat-room screen name. Verizon's offered price is 17 percent over the closing of AOL stock on Monday.

My Struggle With the Last Great Taboo: Admitting My Salary

wired.com — I was 21 and they wanted to pay me $21,000 a year to be a full time staff writer. A thousand bucks for every year of life. That sounded decent. How much did life cost? Who knew. I hadn't lived any yet. What did staff writers at a paper make?

On John Oliver, Edward Snowden Says Keep Taking Dick Pics

wired.com — John Oliver is worried that you don't care about government surveillance because you have no idea what it is. After doing an informal poll of passersby in Times Square, who for the most part had no idea who whistle-blower Edward Snowden was or what it was he leaked, Oliver said Sunday, "It seems like we've kind of forgotten to have a debate over what Snowden leaked."

Point-Counterpoint: Is Tinder's New Pricing Policy Ageist?

wired.com — Tinder, the simple dating app that makes picking a lover as easy as swiping left or right, announced a new pricing policy for its premium version earlier this month. Tinder Plus lets you undo an errant negative swipe, browse unlimited Tinder profiles, and look beyond your vicinity to hit on Tinder users the world over.

Opinion: Why Women Who Code Can Close the Wage Equality Gap

wired.com — More than a week after the Academy Awards broadcast, people are still buzzing about Best Supporting Actress winner Patricia Arquette's acceptance speech, punctuated with a poignant and resounding call for wage equality and equal rights for women. Arquette's rallying cry struck a chord with both audience members and viewers at home - a reaction shot...

How To Ask Your BFF If She'll Run Your Facebook Page in the Event of Your Untimely Death

wired.com — Editors' note: Today Facebook announced that you can choose an heir to run your page after you die. This is how you might go about telling your heir they've been chosen. Monica, sit down. Here's some ice tea. It's sweetened just how you like. No, let's talk about book club later.

Dear RadioShack, This Is Why We Adored You. Love, WIRED

wired.com — The time is near to bid farewell to that old security blanket, RadioShack. When the remote control broke, it was there. When we needed a cable or 20, it was there. But soon, it won't be. The company is about to file for bankruptcy. Shares of its stock have been suspended from trading.
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May 24, 2015

Oh hey game of thrones I approved of that whole episode pretty much

May 24, 2015

Is there a gmail hack to schedule messages to be sent later? If so, people pitching awesome columns on Sundays should use it.

May 22, 2015

hi, US senate, it's me, emily. could you please vote on the nsa bill today so i can go camping this weekend? kthxbai

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