Nicholas Thompson (@nxthompson )

Nicholas Thompson



Bio Editor in Chief at Wired. Tips to [email protected] DMs are open. Also: wired.com/securedrop/
Location New York
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Account created 21-10-2008 19:50:15
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Buffer : The overall number of bike commuter in the US is going down. Which is a shame! But it’s soaring in cities that actually pay attention to cycling infrastructure. Aarian Marshall google.com/amp/s/www.wire…

Buffer : "For the past 25 years, the world has only been getting better. People are healthier, wealthier, more educated, and living longer, better lives than humans ever have." Here’s the case for radical optimism by Change is Good. wired.com/story/wired25-…

iPhone : Hats off to davekarpf, who read every issue of @wired cover-to-cover. One thing he found: it always looks like abundance and calm will follow current turbulence. But usually turbulence is just followed by turbulence. google.com/amp/s/www.wire…

Buffer : The Hurricane Florence floodwaters have now reached a pool of poisonous coal ash. Might not have been Trump’s best idea to weaken regulations on storing this toxic stuff. Adam Rogers google.com/amp/s/www.wire…

Buffer : One of the most important challenges in science now: building better batteries. Or figuring out how to use renewable energy without storing it. Jason Pontin google.com/amp/s/www.wire…

Buffer : Filter bubbles stink! It’s good that Twitter has will let you pierce them with a chronological timeline. If only you can find the option buried in your settings. This and more... #Techin60

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Buffer : Of course this was coming, but it's still wild. Alexa is now learning how to sense that you're frustrated and to respond accordingly. And then what emotion will they map next? wired.com/story/amazon-a…

Buffer : When it comes to medical care, wealth and access matter more than they should. Here's Bill Gates on a remarkable bioengineer whose work could change that: wired.com/story/wired25-…

iPhone : Happy Anniversary, @Wired. I'm thrilled and honored to be named one of [email protected] Icons pairs, along with @FeiFeiLee. Thank you, Nicholas Thompson for including me. Look forward to speaking at the #WIRED25 fest on October 15 in San Francisco as well. bit.ly/2xEEl7j

Buffer : By wearing this modified air monitor, Michael Snyder, chair of genetics at Stanford, has found a way to measure and map his exposome—all the airborne particles he encounters in his daily life. (What I wouldnt give to wear one for a few weeks.) My latest: wired.com/story/exposome…

Buffer : The setup of Facebook Dating seems pretty smart. It's for relationships, not hookups, and it's based on working the company's data—like the way people use Groups. wired.com/story/facebook…

iPhone : Myanmars Aung San Suu Kyi stood for media freedom when the media sought her freedom from house arrest. Now her government jails a former newspaper columnist for seven years for criticizing her on social media. bit.ly/2NvewRV

Buffer : “If it is true, why would she want to remain anonymous? Now that we know her name, we are coming to her house.” washingtonpost.com/news/opinions/…

Buffer : Today Amazon announced 70 new products that will listen to you all over your home. Some are very cool! But the company said nothing about privacy. wired.com/story/amazon-e…