Field technicians greeted by thigh-deep snow

Field technicians greeted by thigh-deep snow

Christchurch-based environmental monitoring technicians Alec Dempster and Pieter Havelaar got way off the beaten track this week, heading to a snow-covered Mt Potts for weather station servicing in clear blue skies and some of the deepest snow they’ve ever worked in.

Facebook Has More to Learn From the Ad Boycott

Facebook Has More to Learn From the Ad Boycott

Led by Rashad Robinson, Color of Change has engaged in previous struggles to defund the right-wing political group ALEC, make net neutrality a civil rights issue, and end Bill O’Reilly’s show on Fox. But Facebook has been, pardon the expression, Robinson’s white whale—he believes that the biggest network the world has ever seen is a divisive force that spreads hate and racism.

The Comedian With the Best Trump Impression? None of Them

The Comedian With the Best Trump Impression? None of Them

In the latest episode of WIRED's Technique Critique series, dialect coach Erik Singer analyzed a series of actors portraying US presidents and zeroed in on three comedians—Jimmy Fallon, Taran Killam, and Darrell Hammond— who have taken on Trump.

Construir mejor antes del próximo desastre: cómo el reacondicionamiento de las viviendas puede salvar vidas y fortalecer a las economías

Construir mejor antes del próximo desastre: cómo el reacondicionamiento de las viviendas puede salvar vidas y fortalecer a las economías

Con todo, los Gobiernos no hacen prácticamente nada para que las viviendas existentes sean más seguras, ni siquiera en lugares donde existen programas de mejora de barrios marginales o urbanos.