Brain-Machine Interfaces Could Give Us All Superpowers

May 21, 2019

One rainy day, Bill was journeying his bicycle when the mail truck in front of him suddenly stopped. Bill didn’t. The accident left him paralyzed from the chest down. His autonomy, or what’s left of it, comes from voice powers that let him lower and lift the blinds in his room or adjust the angle of his motorized bed. For all else, he relies on round-the-clock care. Angela Watercutter Film…

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Game of Thrones Is the Last Great Show to Bring Us Together

May 18, 2019

HBO wants to see you to know that it’s going to be just fine without Game of Thrones. They have, executives insist, tons of provoking new shows forthcoming that viewers will desire. There’s only a small chance the network will lose the entire population of King’s Landing in canceled subscriptions once someone is seated on the Iron Throne. They have plenty of programming and even a Game of Thrones prequel…

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From Sketch Comedy to BDSM, Netflix Burrows Into Every Niche It Can Find

May 4, 2019

The opening instants of I Remember You Should Leave With Tim Robinson come as little surprise to sketch devotees. An alum of Saturday Night Live and cocreator of Comedy Central’s under-appreciated Detroiters, Robinson specializes in characters “whos” Unable to Let Things Go, and here, that thing is a doorway: After nailing a job interview in a coffeehouse, he sought to pull the door open on his way out, merely for…

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Here’s How Disney+ Will Take Over the World

April 29, 2019

Details firstly: Disney has finally revealed that its long-discussed Netflix-rival streaming service, Disney +, will launch November 12. For a scant $6.99 a month it will provide you with nearly the entire Disneyome, a corpus of several hundred movies( all of Disney, most of Marvel with more to come, nearly all of Pixar, all of Star Wars, lots of Fox–which Disney recently bought) and even more the thousands of TV…

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Game of Thrones Recap: That’s What Death Is

April 25, 2019

For the past eight years, every episode of Game of Thrones has opened with an aerial tour of its vast world in clockwork miniature, following the exodus of its main characters as they journeyed to far-flung locales over continents and oceans. As the series winds down to its conclusion, most of those characters have either died or converged on a single point: Winterfell, the place where it all began and…

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Game of Thrones: What We Wantand Needfrom Season 8

April 19, 2019

Thank the gods, the day is nearly upon us. Winter has (almost) come. Kick the squires and light the fires: The final season of Game of Thrones is about to begin. It's all come down to this, and now this show that so many people have dedicated hours of their lives to will fulfill each and every one of their expectations. LoL. Just kidding. It'll fulfill, like, one-eighth of those…

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus turns the air blue talking about ‘Veep’ and its impact on her, um, vocabulary

April 17, 2019

Anyone who’s ever watched an occurrence of Veep will know that it’s perfectly riddled with deliciously foul language. And it is suggested that Selina Meyer’s love of swearing has scratched off on Julia Louis-Dreyfus in real life. “We use really intensely foul language on Veep , there’s a lot of swearing and I’ve get quite used to that, ” Louis-Dreyfus told Seth Meyers. “I’ve gotten very used to using that…

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The Twilight Zone‘s Struggle in the Age of Streaming Services

April 16, 2019

File this under “yet another sentence that wouldn’t have made any feel in the year 2000 “: Tonight, the third largest chapter of Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone reboot will become available to stream on CBS All Access. On the bright side, it’s by far the best of the serial’ first occurrences, four members of which were provided to press. On the not-as-bright side, it falls apart in the last…

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Beyonc’s New Film Homecoming Is Headed to Netflix

April 13, 2019

Happy Monday, formerly again, and welcome to another edition of The Monitor, WIRED &# x27; s roundup off the most difficult pop culture news. What &# x27; s shakin &# x27 ;? Well, for one, Beyonce made a cinema for Netflix. Likewise, there’s another Walking Dead spinoff on the way, and the Cowboy Bebop serial is staffing up. Giddyup! Beyonce Is Coming to Netflix Over the weekend, via a extremely…

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Game of Thrones‘ Final Season Might Be Funny?

March 14, 2019

Happy Monday, and welcome to another edition of The Monitor, WIRED's look at all that's happening in the world of pop culture. Hollywood is in a bit of a post-Oscars lull, but that doesn't mean all's quiet—hey, Steven Spielberg and Netflix have already gone a few rounds since last week. What else? Well, Edge of Tomorrow is getting a sequel, and Game of Thrones shot an epic battle for its…

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