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The Walking Dead’s Rick Grimes Gets a New Movie Series

Hits: 39 Trailers. Casting announcements. Development snarls. Box-office battles. Now that the entertainment world has a news churn to rival cable news, it’s impossible to keep tabs on everything. May we introduce, then, The Monitor, Wired’s new twice-weekly round-up of what you might have missed in the hyper-drive-fast world of …

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Democrats Hammer Trump, Health Care in Google Ads

Hits: 5 Sometimes it seems like Democrats and Republicans aren’t even speaking the same language. But when it comes to online advertising, there are some surprising similarities between the big topics for both parties. The topic mentioned most often in Democratic ads on Google, according to an Atlantic analysis, is …

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Can I Vote Online? Your Voting Questions, Answered

Hits: 2 Our in-house Know-It-Alls answer questions about your interactions with technology. Q: Hey! Know-It-Alls! Can I Vote Online? A: You can use the internet to post a tweet that loses you billions of dollars, if you are Elon Musk. Or that nearly starts a war, if you are the …

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“O Brasil ficou louco”, diz Sebastião Salgado

Hits: 0 Sebastião Salgado. Fonte: Brittanica Escola Publicado no Carta Capital Em entrevista à rádio francesa France Inter, o fotógrafo brasileiro Sebastião Salgado, que fugiu da ditadura nos anos 1960 no Brasil para morar na França, falou sobre a vitória de Jair Bolsonaro e os fatores que levaram a extrema-direita ao poder no …

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Why Netflix’s ‘Roma’ is Playing in Theaters First

Hits: 2 For years, Netflix’s chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, has claimed that his “day and date” strategy, whereby movies get simultaneous digital and theatrical releases, is “going to be more and more accepted as part of the distribution norm.” There continues to be little evidence of that, mostly because …

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Bitcoin Will Burn the Planet Down. The Question: How Fast?

Hits: 4 Max Krause was thinking of buying some bitcoin, as one does. But Krause is an engineer—mostly he works on modeling greenhouse gas emissions from landfills—so his first step was to run the numbers. He looked at price, of course, but also how fast the world’s bitcoin miners create …

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“Bolsonaro foi eleito com apoio dos EUA e seguirá os direcionamentos daquele governo”, diz o jurista Fábio Konder Comparato ao DCM

Hits: 0 Fábio Konder Comparato “Bolsonaro foi eleito com apoio dos EUA e seguirá certamente os direcionamentos fixados pelo governo norte-americano. Tal apoio representou a mais recente intrusão explícita do governo norte-americano no funcionamento do Estado Brasileiro”. A opinião é do jurista e advogado Fábio Konder Comparato, que falou com …

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‘Past Tense’: Jack Reacher’s New Book Is Intense as Ever

Hits: 3 Reacher sleeps with tough, attractive women, and he bashes up bad guys. Hit men, dealers, bullies, bodyguards, psychopaths, gunrunners, goons. Whomever. An infinite succession of guys. In Make Me, Reacher stepped in and kicked the left-hand guy full in the groin, before the guy’s gun was even halfway …

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What the Boston School Bus Schedule Can Teach Us About AI

Hits: 1 When the Boston public school system announced new start times last December, some parents found the schedules unacceptable and pushed back. The algorithm used to set these times had been designed by MIT researchers, and about a week later, Kade Crockford, director of the Technology for Liberty Program …

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Should I Tell My Family About My Abusive Dad?

Hits: 7 Of course, often in families—and it sounds like this might be the case in yours, given the conversation you mention—the secret isn’t a secret at all. Instead, a family culture exists in which keeping the secret protects not just the abuser, but the entire family system. Bringing the …

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