A plastic-free ocean, carbon-neutral cities and decreasing the burden of dementia – these are all huge challenges that can only be solved by bold, inspirational leadership
WIRED UK"It is through missions that we will find innovative ways to meet society’s greatest challenges, while achieving economic growth that is innovative, equitable and sustainable."
.@MazzucatoM has a plan to reboot politics and economics
Articles 11 and 13 of the EU's new copyright directive have stoked fears that memes will effectively be banned and platforms will need to pay publishers when people link to their websites
WIRED UKWhat happens next? Although the Article 13 has passed, its provisions aren't law yet.
It's now up to member states to enact the Copyright Directive. Each country within the EU will be able to interpret in its own ways.
Read our explainer for more.
Right now, children are filming themselves chewing, whispering and tapping to give their adult audience an ASMR buzz.
WIRED UKWould you watch an ASMR video starring a child? Millions do
On YouTube, children film themselves chewing, whispering and tapping to give their adult audience an ASMR buzz
This is the dodgy, vulnerable fame of YouTube's child ASMR stars
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Since 2015 the UK government has been trying to impose restrictions on access to porn. All of the legal measures needed to do so have passed and now it is on...
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On Monday, a Chinese scientist stunned the world with news that he had edited the DNA of two newborn babies. With the scientific community reeling, He Jiankui has serious questions answer
WIRED UKThe rogue scientist behind the Chinese CRISPR gene-edited babies failed to appear at a planned panel this morning. The scientific community is furious.
“It is impossible to overstate how irresponsible, unethical and dangerous this is at the moment"
Snowden and Cambridge Analytica have put France off Silicon Valley giants. It's a change of heart that could have global ramifications
WIRED UKFrench government agencies are turning away from using websites like Google to assert their digital sovereignty. For some, it's part of taking a tougher stance on what they see as Silicon Valley overreach
Speed is everything in a post-truth world of alternative facts, online propaganda and political lies. Full Fact, the UK's fact-checkers, are increasingly relying on technology tackle counter-narratives
WIRED UKInside @FullFact, the British fact-checkers that are fighting fake news with automation. Faced with a barrage of claims from politicians, the press and social media, the group is turning to technology