Keeping Up With the Coronas—or Why the Virus Is Winning

It’s unlikely a coincidence that countries run by women have done far better controlling corona than…

Covid-19 Is Accelerating Human Transformation—Let’s Not Waste It

Back when we started WIRED magazine, it was all digital, all the time. In Silicon Valley,…

Congress Needs to Make Silicon Valley EARN IT

Expressing excitement for his soon-to-arrive “new material,” a man shared with his online network of child…

‘Covid Parties’ Are Not a Thing

The dreaded “Covid party” has come to Alabama. Even as the number of hospitalized coronavirus patients…

What Trump’s Twitter and Clinton’s Sax Have in Common

This was a strategy that Clinton embraced throughout his presidency, motivated in part by Thomas Patterson’s…

Women’s Roller Derby Has a Plan for Covid, and It Kicks Ass

When the pandemic hit, the world of women’s roller-derby spun into action. On April 6, an…

Virtual Criminal Justice May Make the System More Equitable

The Covid-19 crisis closed local, state, and federal courtrooms, put trials on hold, and delayed justice.…

What the Data Really Says About Women Leaders and the Pandemic

The first study, posted on June 3 by Supriya Garikipati from the University of Liverpool and…

You Purged Racists From Your Website? Great, Now Get to Work

Losing access to YouTube, Twitch, and Reddit is not trivial. It means hate-mongers cannot use these…

Blurring Black Faces is Anti-Journalistic and Anti-Human

I was completely unable to look away, but terrified to look towards. I was stuck mid-scroll…