Nicholas Thompson (@nxthompson )

Nicholas Thompson



Bio Editor of @wired. DM with tips or email [email protected]
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Buffer : For a week, 100 cybersecurity experts gathered on a remote island off New York and simulated what would happen if enemies actually hacked our power grid. @lilyhaynewman was there. wired.com/story/black-st…

Buffer : Can algorithms counter and limit toxic content online? I certainly hope so. And the fate of our civic discourse depends on it. wired.com/story/facebook…

Buffer : Congress is going to be tough, Amazon is going to be fine, and the US is going to keep hacking. Heres everything you need to know this week. #TechIn60Seconds with GZERO Media:

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Twitter Web Client : Also, my latest feature for WIRED -- on the challenges of making AI truly able to *reason*: wired.com/story/how-to-t… There's a lot of interesting thoughts from AI folks in here about the current limits, and current power, of deep learning

Buffer : Yesterday's bombshell report on Facebook uncovered a variety of troubling activities at the Tech giant.

What question would YOU want answered?

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Buffer : Check out these four reasons why the new congress means more scrutiny for Facebook.

Its Tech in 60 Seconds with @NxThompson!

And go deeper on issues like #cybersecurity and #artificialintelligence Microsoft on The Issues: bit.ly/MicrosoftOnThe…

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Buffer : Smoke exposure is not equal. In San Francisco, the construction workers building the tech and science companies of the future are laboring largely without protection in dangerously unhealthy air wired.com/story/construc…

Buffer : "The genius neuroscientist who might hold the key to AI". Fun feature with a lot of interesting historical background on Karl and the FEP. twitter.com/corticalpete/s…

Buffer : This kind of response is why I think amazon’s decision to engage in a 14 month public search for HQ2 kind of backfired wired.com/story/amazon-h… twitter.com/sengillibrand/…

Buffer : Worth a read by all in #civictech #govtech: what happens when you try to improve bus schedules for public school kids with an algorithm, by @joi in @wired. bit.ly/2OGbExj Spoiler: the optics are tough.

iPhone : What happens now with Sandberg? And what does this tell us the timeline Facebook has given about Russian operations on the platform? issie lapowsky and I dig into the questions raised by the NYT story yesterday. wired.com/story/6-questi…

Buffer : "A good rule of thumb when it comes to internet-connected toys is not to buy them." wired.com/story/mozilla-…

iPhone : Facebook is under fire again for how it handled evidence of Russian election interference on its site. A scathing New York Times report says CEO Mark Zuckerberg & COO Sheryl Sandberg ignored warning signs and then sought to conceal them from public view.

@NxThompson joins us:

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Buffer : This is concerning: both because of what it means for Venezuela, but also because it's more evidence of a brewing Cold War over tech with China. reuters.com/investigates/s…