The case against the Theranos founder is a troubling reminder: It’s easier for the law to protect investors and much harder to protect the public.
The battle between Mastodon and Trump’s Truth Social is a reminder that while the internet has changed, the ideals of free software haven’t. That’s a problem.
Ksenia Coffman’s fellow editors have called her a vandal and a McCarthyist. She just wants them to stop glorifying fascists—and start citing better sources.
Pamela Conrad is a NASA scientist working on the Perseverance mission—and a priest. She spoke to WIRED about how her two worlds help her make sense of the universe.
The Big Four all lean on the encyclopedia at no cost. With the launch of Wikimedia Enterprise, the volunteer project will change that—and possibly itself too.
Ten years ago, democracy protesters used social media to organize against an oppressor. But ultimately, the powerful came out ahead.
Changes proposed by the Wikimedia Foundation to diversify its community of editors raise existential questions for the online encyclopedia.
The encyclopedia is determined to emerge from the insanity of a pandemic and a polarizing election with its information and reputation intact.
Just 50 days out, Facebook, Google, and Twitter have done little more than roll out small patches—recalling the old coding ethos of “worse is better.”
The move offered a new model for moderation. Maybe other platforms will take note.