Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired The DNC Enlists Kids in Its Fight Against Hackers

Hexbyte Tech News Wired The DNC Enlists Kids in Its Fight Against Hackers

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State election sites are incredibly vulnerable to hacking. So the DNC is inviting kids to help defend them.Robert Daly/Caiaimage/Getty ImagesState election sites are incredibly vulnerable to hacking. So the DNC is inviting kids to help defend them.Robert Daly/Caiaimage/Getty ImagesVoting systems in the United States are so woefully hackable, even an 8-year-old could do it.At least,…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired These Headphones Make the Perfect Running Buds

Hexbyte Tech News Wired These Headphones Make the Perfect Running Buds

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ScienceWhy It’s Almost Impossible to Run a Two-Hour MarathonOne of the world’s finest distance runners came so close to achieving the greatest feats of athleticism in history: a sub two-hour marathon. To do it, the Eliud Kipchoge should have maintained an average pace of at least 13.1 miles per hour. So, we timed how long…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Online Hate Is Rampant. Here’s How to Keep It From Spreading

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Online Hate Is Rampant. Here’s How to Keep It From Spreading

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Covering hateful memes plays into their makers’ hands. But not covering them seems neglectful. So what’s to be done?Zohar LazarCovering hateful memes plays into their makers’ hands. But not covering them seems neglectful. So what’s to be done?Zohar LazarBack in the last presidential campaign season, reporters on the tech and politics beats began noticing a…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Microsoft’s Fun-Sized Surface Go Will Win You Over

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Microsoft’s Fun-Sized Surface Go Will Win You Over

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Taking a premium product and making it more affordable is a dangerous game. In the worst case, you end up with the notorious Cadillac Cimarron—a frumpy sedan that was barely different from its cheap Chevrolet and Pontiac stablemates. You can’t just take any old widget, apply an expensive brand, and call it a day.That’s why…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired This Community Is Advocating for Air Quality—With Science

Hexbyte Tech News Wired This Community Is Advocating for Air Quality—With Science

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Mejs Hasan and Casey ChinMejs Hasan and Casey ChinKamita Gray and her mom have spent a lot of time volunteering at Brandywine Elementary School, helping kindergarteners learn to write their names and making sure everyone has a turkey on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Every time they’re at the Maryland school, they’re struck by the heavy black…