Category Archives: Technology

SpaceX's Mars Plans Hit a Pothole. Up Next: the Moon?

It’s been less than a year since Elon Musk announced his plans to settle humans on Mars during a talk in Guadalajara, Mexico. On stage at the International Astronautical Congress, the billionaire invoked the lore of Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy and Battlestar Galactica while describing a massive passenger ship loaded with the essentials—you know,…
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Gadget Lab Podcast: Talkin' Glass With Steven Levy

Glass is back—not as a consumer product, but as an enterprise product. Backchannel editor and longtime WIRED contributor Steven Levy stops in to tell us how factory workers are taking advantage of Google’s “assisted reality” wearable to streamline their production and training. This marks Glass’s emergence from the cloud of controversy and confusion that defined…
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Seattle, not San Francisco, is the fastest growing market for software engineers, report says

Seattle—not the San Francisco Bay Area—has the fastest growing market for software engineers, according to new research from LinkedIn. The report, published on LinkedIn's blog, also noted that Seattle offers a median compensation rate of $132,000, the second highest in the country, despite being a cheaper place to live than other big cities. For the…
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