Every child needs a personalised learning plan

Every child needs a personalised learning plan

If I had to pick between an amazing teacher and amazing technology, I’d pick the teacher every time. But we need to empower these teachers with better tools to engage in the task of serving a population of students with diverse needs. In 2020, they will have tools...
You should stop worrying about robots taking your job

You should stop worrying about robots taking your job

Two 40-year old robots returned to the big screen this year: handy mechanic droid R2-D2 of the Star Wars Rebel Alliance and the terrifying Terminator. The latter has been used by many headline writers as a metaphor for the perceived risk that automation will destroy...
The best gadgets and gear in 2020

The best gadgets and gear in 2020

WIRED Recommends is our definitive guide to the best gadgets, gear and new products. This list covers our number one picks for every category we’ve tested so far, and links to the new and noteworthy tech we’ve seen and reviewed this month. You can head to...
Inside China’s mission to create an all-powerful cryptocurrency

Inside China’s mission to create an all-powerful cryptocurrency

This may be the year we see the world’s first sovereign digital currency. First discussed more than five years ago, China’s DCEP (short for Digital Currency/Electronic Payments) looks to be nearing completion. There have been some false starts; reports initially said...
Huawei’s Mate Xs has unbeatable specs but might fail on the basics

Huawei’s Mate Xs has unbeatable specs but might fail on the basics

Huawei’s clearly been studying Apple’s playbook of late. Last year, it launched the Mate X, and this year, it’s the strikingly similar looking Mate Xs. What, no Mate Xs Max? You can say what you want about Huawei’s smartphone naming strategy, or its track record when...