Edward Snowden’s New Job: Protecting Reporters From Spies

When Edward Snowden leaked the biggest collection of classified National Security Agency documents in history, he wasn’t just revealing the inner workings of a global surveil­lance machine. He was also scrambling to evade it.

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Trump’s Flack Said a Lot of Wrong Stuff. Nerds Ain’t Having It

Excuse me, are you the incoming spokesperson for President Donald Trump? You are? Great. You should hear this: If you try to mislead the American people you will incur the ridicule of Twitter, period. They will take you to task-and they’ll do it with Star Trek references.

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Watch This Video and You’ll See Nothing Trump Says About Immigration Is True.

The United States is a country of immigrants. It is the great melting pot, a place that welcomes huddled masses yearning to breathe free. But few issues have proven so divisive as immigration during this election cycle. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump expressed diametrically opposed views of immigration during the third presidential debate on Wednesday.

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Barack Obama: Now Is the Greatest Time to Be Alive

When WIRED asked me to guest-edit the November issue, I didn’t hesitate. I know it’s the height of election season, and I happen to have a day job that keeps me pretty busy. But given the chance to immerse myself in the possibility of interplanetary travel or join a deep-dive conversation on artificial intelligence, I’m going to say yes.

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LIVE BLOG: Watch the debate with WIRED

Will Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton talk about self-driving trucks tonight at the first presidential debate? They should, because autonomous vehicles are coming to reshape the infrastructure of America. And when they do, we’ll analyze and fact-check their answers in our WIRED live blog right here starting at 8pm ET.

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The Meta Horror Trailer: The Final Girls

And with this we begin a new era of self-referential gore!

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A Startlingly Simple Theory About the Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

There has been a lot of speculation about Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Terrorism, hijacking, meteors. I cannot believe the analysis on CNN; it’s almost disturbing. I tend to look for a simpler explanation, and I find it with the 13,000-foot runway at Pulau Langkawi.

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