Category: WIRED25

September 24, 2020

WIRED25 Day 2: How to Build a More Resilient World

Guests like Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar, hacker Matt Mitchell, and journalist Maria Ressa talk about shifting power dynamics—and changing who’s in control.

by Graham Hacia in Business
September 23, 2020

Arlan Hamilton and Katie Rae Say Tech Can Do Well—and Do Good

At the WIRED25 event, the two investors say traditional venture capital misses opportunities because it is a monoculture.

by Sidney Fussell in Business
September 23, 2020

Maria Ressa Says Disinformation Is More Insidious Than We Think

At our virtual conference, the journalist and CEO of Rappler explained how the goal isn’t just to spread lies, but to blur our sense of true and false.

by Gregory Barber in Business
September 23, 2020

CEO Sarah Friar Describes How Nextdoor Is Curbing Racism

The social network focused around neighborhoods leans on local human moderators as well as AI, she explained during WIRED’s virtual conference.

by Aarian Marshall in Business
September 16, 2020

WIRED 25: Netflix’s Reed Hastings on Broadening Your Horizons

At the virtual event honoring our annual list of innovators and icons, he talked about why TV and movies will someday “be small.”

by Graham Hacia in Business
September 9, 2020

Meet This Year’s WIRED25: People Who Are Making Things Better

The scientists, technologists, artists, and chefs who are standing between us and species collapse.

by Graham Hacia in Backchannel