How Does Crispr Gene Editing Work? | WIRED

I wrote about this technology and its possible impacts a while back.  Here is an article on the topic with a short video that describes the technology in simple terms.  (The video in this link started playing automatically with my browser, but I needed to “unmute” the audio.)

via How Does Crispr Gene Editing Work? | WIRED

Here’s How the End of Net Neutrality Will Change the Internet | WIRED

Ajit Pai should be ashamed of himself.
via Here’s How the End of Net Neutrality Will Change the Internet | WIRED

I wrote a blog on this topic myself a while back.

Here is another relevant link.
https://www.theverge.com/2017/11/22/16689838/fcc-net-neutrality-comments-were-largely-ignored

We can still speak up.
https://www.savetheinternet.com/net-neutrality-what-you-need-know-now

 

The Hotel Room Hacker | WIRED

This story illustrates something fairly typical in the world of engineering.  Even the most thoughtful solutions to some applications are usually not complete just because no one thinks of all the usage models that are possible.  When issues arise, either inadvertently or when deliberately created, there could be enormous costs involved in finding and implementing a solution that best addresses the problem. In too many cases, people, or organizations, respond by trying to cover up their tracks or hacking up a temporary solution, hoping that the problem will just go away.  Sometimes the consequences are not good.

via Inside an Epic Hotel Room Hacking Spree | WIRED