Wired Summaries and Reviews

See all summaries and reviews from Wired at a glance.

Today, petroleum producers around the world will start shutting down wells after the Covid-19 pandemic caused demand to plummet. What took them so long?

Daniel Oberhaus

Wired, 2020

9
Nandini Jammi’s advertiser boycotts scared brands away from journalism and into shady ad tech. Now she wants to teach marketers to think for themselves again.

Gilad Edelman

Wired, 2020

9
Requests are rising from law enforcement for information on devices, which can include internet queries, food orders and overheard conversations.

Sidney Fussell

Wired, 2020

8
At 22, he single-handedly put a stop to the worst cyberattack the world had ever seen. Then he was arrested by the FBI. This is his untold story.

Andy Greenberg

Wired, 2020

9
As vice president, he looked for big policy answers to hard global problems. Now he says all our crises are speeding us toward real solutions.

Lauren Goode and Adam Rogers

Wired, 2020

9
People used to think the crowdsourced encyclopedia represented all that was wrong with the web. Now it’s a beacon of so much that’s right.

Richard Cooke

Wired, 2020

8
For 35 years, researchers have been trying to beat the virus that causes AIDS. For just as long, Burt Dorman has been saying he has a faster way.

Adam Rogers

Wired, 2018

7