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2008To remember everything you learn, surrender to this algorithm (wired.com)
955 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 110 comments
1997The currency of the new economy won't be money, but attention (wired.com)
336 points | 1 year ago with 149 comments
2015Why WhatsApp Only Needs 50 Engineers for Its 900M Users (wired.com)
232 points | 1 year ago with 252 comments
1996Mother Earth Mother Board (wired.com)
210 points across 3 posts | 2 years ago with 21 comments
2006Refuse to be terrorized (wired.com)
207 points | 13 years ago with 83 comments
2012Public buses across country adding microphones to record conversations (wired.com)
192 points | 1 year ago with 71 comments
2019A Crashed Israeli Lunar Lander Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon (wired.com)
187 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 62 comments
2007Did NSA Put a Secret Backdoor in New Encryption Standard? (wired.com)
187 points | 10 years ago with 32 comments
2016A neurologist who hacked his brain and almost lost his mind (wired.com)
186 points | 2 years ago with 115 comments
2017A Son’s Race to Give His Dying Father Artificial Immortality (wired.com)
175 points | 4 years ago with 115 comments
2015My last name makes me invisible to Computers (wired.com)
166 points | 6 years ago with 135 comments
2018A Clever Radio Trick Can Tell If a Drone Is Watching You (wired.com)
161 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 3 comments
2012Interleaving and varying your study location are good learning strategies (wired.com)
161 points | 7 years ago with 26 comments
2015BeOS almost made Apple a different company (wired.com)
151 points | 6 years ago with 143 comments
2011The Soviet Superplane Program That Rattled Area 51 (wired.com)
150 points | 10 years ago with 42 comments
2012The Shady World of Repair Manuals: Copyrighting for Planned Obsolescence (wired.com)
149 points | 4 years ago with 60 comments
2019A Bizarre Form of Water May Exist All over the Universe (wired.com)
147 points | 2 years ago with 38 comments
2000Bill Joy: Why the Future Doesn't Need Us (wired.com)
145 points | 6 years ago with 60 comments
2009Placebos Are Getting More Effective. Drugmakers Are Desperate to Know Why (wired.com)
141 points | 12 years ago with 60 comments
2011There’s a Secret Patriot Act, Senator Says (wired.com)
140 points | 11 years ago with 41 comments
2013Alfred Anaya Put Secret Compartments in Cars. So the DEA Put Him in Prison (wired.com)
135 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 4 comments
2002HyperCard: What Could Have Been (wired.com)
135 points | 4 years ago with 56 comments
2007Encrypted E-Mail Company Hushmail Spills to Feds (wired.com)
127 points | 10 years ago with 46 comments
2015Inventing a Language, from the Guy Who Made Dothraki (wired.com)
126 points | 6 years ago with 77 comments
1996Bots Are Hot (wired.com)
121 points | 8 years ago with 47 comments
2014The 1993 Murder She Wrote VR episode (wired.com)
115 points | 1 year ago with 58 comments
2009The Great Brazilian Sat-Hack Crackdown (wired.com)
104 points | 5 years ago with 32 comments
2012Why Things Fail: From Tires to Helicopter Blades (wired.com)
104 points | 9 years ago with 28 comments
1996Netheads vs. Bellheads (wired.com)
102 points | 5 years ago with 39 comments
2015The Future of Wind Turbines? No Blades (wired.com)
101 points | 4 years ago with 64 comments
2012The Personal Analytics of My Life (wired.com)
100 points | 2 years ago with 21 comments
1997The Long Boom: A History of the Future, 1980–2020 (wired.com)
98 points across 2 posts | 9 months ago with 11 comments
2007The Pedal-to-the-Metal, Totally Illegal, Cross-Country Sprint for Glory (wired.com)
96 points | 10 years ago with 72 comments
2007AT&T Invents Programming Language for Mass Surveillance (wired.com)
95 points | 11 years ago with 13 comments
2016Arrival's Designers Crafted a Mesmerizing Alien Alphabet (wired.com)
93 points | 1 year ago with 30 comments
2016In two moves, AlphaGo and Lee Sedol redefined the future (wired.com)
92 points | 8 months ago with 82 comments
2015The Untold Story of Silk Road (wired.com)
90 points | 5 years ago with 40 comments
2012Cracking a 250-Year-Old Code to Reveal a Secret Society (wired.com)
90 points | 8 years ago with 15 comments
2012Mexican Cartels Enslave Engineers to Build Radio Network (wired.com)
88 points | 9 years ago with 66 comments
2013Why 'I Have Nothing to Hide' Is the Wrong Way to Think About Surveillance (wired.com)
88 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 41 comments
2011In Nuclear Silos, Death Wears a Snuggie (wired.com)
87 points | 7 years ago with 58 comments
1994A Wired.com reporter was first to register mcdonalds.com (wired.com)
87 points | 11 years ago with 47 comments
2008How to Reverse-Engineer a Satellite TV Smart Card (wired.com)
85 points | 4 years ago with 22 comments
2009Five-Disk Floppy RAID: 4MB of Blistering Fast Storage (wired.com)
85 points | 7 months ago with 78 comments
2015Google is 2B lines of code and it's all in one place (wired.com)
84 points | 2 years ago with 95 comments
2019Lists, more lists, and the power of checkboxes (wired.com)
82 points | 2 years ago with 56 comments
2013The Indie Web movement (wired.com)
81 points | 6 years ago with 8 comments
2016Excerpt from Chaos Monkeys by Antonio García Martínez (wired.com)
81 points | 4 years ago with 50 comments
2008Now 0-for-3, SpaceX's Elon Musk Vows to Make Orbit (wired.com)
75 points | 11 years ago with 40 comments
2012How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking (wired.com)
75 points | 9 years ago with 19 comments
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