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WIRED UK

July / August 2022
Magazine

WIRED is the Magazine for smart, intellectually curious people who need and want to know what’s next. WIRED will always deliver stimulating and compelling content and stunning design and photography. If you want an inside track to the future, then WIRED is your magazine.

Wired UK

Creating WIRED

EDITOR’S ESSAY • The era of ‘just-in-time’ may be over, as economies unpick fragile global supply chains and embrace local

RIDE HIGH

SET THE MOOD WITH A PERSONAL SOUNDTRACK • In search of a specific vibe? Plug into a playlist that’s designed to respond to your physiology—just don’t expect a catchy tune…

FOLD AND GO: AN ORIGAMIINSPIRED RIDE • Curve-folding sheets of steel means this sustainable e-scooter can be made locally while using the bare minimum of material, and you don’t even need a full-sized factory—just the robot arms

ATTACKING INSTAGRAM’S ATHEIST INFLUENCERS • The social media dream is that it helps people to find their voice and the support of a like-minded community. But that visibility can also put them in danger if they draw too much attention by challenging traditional, deeply entrenched societal or religious norms in places like Iraq

ELECTRIC SKIN: THE ULTIMATE WEARABLE TECH • By developing flexible, stretchy circuitry, Zhenan Bao hopes to bring new sensations to all sorts of devices, from prosthetics to interfaces and slip-on sensors

MEMORIAL MAPPING TO CREATE A DIGITAL CEMETERY • The problem with most cemeteries is there’s no one to ask for directions if you’re looking for a particular plot, or want information on its occupant. So surveyor Tim Viney is digitizing 18,000 municipal UK burial grounds to create a searchable ‘Google Street View’ for graveyards

CRYSTAL VISIONS FROM CAPTURED VOICES • Now your conversation really can sparkle—just transform the sounds into unique gemstones

BLENDING THE BLOCKCHAIN WITH TWITTER • Decentralizing could make the social media platform ready for the era of crypto-community

On digital strings: puppets pop up in virtual theaters

ERROR: NORTH KOREA NOT FOUND • Appalled by the Hermit Kingdom’s cyberattacks on security researchers—and the lack of a US government response—one hacker took matters into his own hands

EXPLORING EVERY PART OF THE CITY AS A DIGITAL KITTY • Forget trying to herd cats—for a team of animators, the real challenge was finding ways to study them for a new video game that captures the foibles of felines

FAB IT YOURSELF • As a senior in high school, Sam Zeloof designed and built his first handmade chip in his parents’ garage. He’s been outpacing Moore’s law ever since, and shows no signs yet of slowing down

THE TRUE STORY OF THE VIRAL FALSE TEETH THAT FOOLED THE WORLD • Paul Bishop drunkenly vomited his dentures into a Spanish rubbish bin 11 years ago. Then a DNA analysis seemingly returned them to his home in the UK. But the truth, it turns out, is even weirder…

DESIRED 2022 • Upgrade your experience with our annual guide to the very best tech in WIRED’s world.

TIME

'BAY

WATCH

TRANSPORT

CLASSICS NOUVEAUX • Climate change is impacting the venerable art of champagne production. But the house of Bollinger has found a way to harness its meticulous record-keeping and ensure many future vintages to come

IN-CAR ENTERTAINMENT: PUMP IT UP VS.BACK TO BASICS

CAN REFILLABLES MAKE THEIR MARK ON LUXURY BEAUTY?

SOUND & VISION

Newly Minted • The Royal Mint is preparing for life after coins—so it’s putting its expertise in precious metals to a new, and still somewhat ‘circular’ use: extracting and recycling the gold from old gadgets

A new dimension is style: fashion's metaverse makeover

FEATURES

THE MULTIFARIOUS MULTIPLEXITY OF TAIKA...


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 140 Publisher: Conde Nast Publications Ltd Edition: July / August 2022

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WIRED is the Magazine for smart, intellectually curious people who need and want to know what’s next. WIRED will always deliver stimulating and compelling content and stunning design and photography. If you want an inside track to the future, then WIRED is your magazine.

Wired UK

Creating WIRED

EDITOR’S ESSAY • The era of ‘just-in-time’ may be over, as economies unpick fragile global supply chains and embrace local

RIDE HIGH

SET THE MOOD WITH A PERSONAL SOUNDTRACK • In search of a specific vibe? Plug into a playlist that’s designed to respond to your physiology—just don’t expect a catchy tune…

FOLD AND GO: AN ORIGAMIINSPIRED RIDE • Curve-folding sheets of steel means this sustainable e-scooter can be made locally while using the bare minimum of material, and you don’t even need a full-sized factory—just the robot arms

ATTACKING INSTAGRAM’S ATHEIST INFLUENCERS • The social media dream is that it helps people to find their voice and the support of a like-minded community. But that visibility can also put them in danger if they draw too much attention by challenging traditional, deeply entrenched societal or religious norms in places like Iraq

ELECTRIC SKIN: THE ULTIMATE WEARABLE TECH • By developing flexible, stretchy circuitry, Zhenan Bao hopes to bring new sensations to all sorts of devices, from prosthetics to interfaces and slip-on sensors

MEMORIAL MAPPING TO CREATE A DIGITAL CEMETERY • The problem with most cemeteries is there’s no one to ask for directions if you’re looking for a particular plot, or want information on its occupant. So surveyor Tim Viney is digitizing 18,000 municipal UK burial grounds to create a searchable ‘Google Street View’ for graveyards

CRYSTAL VISIONS FROM CAPTURED VOICES • Now your conversation really can sparkle—just transform the sounds into unique gemstones

BLENDING THE BLOCKCHAIN WITH TWITTER • Decentralizing could make the social media platform ready for the era of crypto-community

On digital strings: puppets pop up in virtual theaters

ERROR: NORTH KOREA NOT FOUND • Appalled by the Hermit Kingdom’s cyberattacks on security researchers—and the lack of a US government response—one hacker took matters into his own hands

EXPLORING EVERY PART OF THE CITY AS A DIGITAL KITTY • Forget trying to herd cats—for a team of animators, the real challenge was finding ways to study them for a new video game that captures the foibles of felines

FAB IT YOURSELF • As a senior in high school, Sam Zeloof designed and built his first handmade chip in his parents’ garage. He’s been outpacing Moore’s law ever since, and shows no signs yet of slowing down

THE TRUE STORY OF THE VIRAL FALSE TEETH THAT FOOLED THE WORLD • Paul Bishop drunkenly vomited his dentures into a Spanish rubbish bin 11 years ago. Then a DNA analysis seemingly returned them to his home in the UK. But the truth, it turns out, is even weirder…

DESIRED 2022 • Upgrade your experience with our annual guide to the very best tech in WIRED’s world.

TIME

'BAY

WATCH

TRANSPORT

CLASSICS NOUVEAUX • Climate change is impacting the venerable art of champagne production. But the house of Bollinger has found a way to harness its meticulous record-keeping and ensure many future vintages to come

IN-CAR ENTERTAINMENT: PUMP IT UP VS.BACK TO BASICS

CAN REFILLABLES MAKE THEIR MARK ON LUXURY BEAUTY?

SOUND & VISION

Newly Minted • The Royal Mint is preparing for life after coins—so it’s putting its expertise in precious metals to a new, and still somewhat ‘circular’ use: extracting and recycling the gold from old gadgets

A new dimension is style: fashion's metaverse makeover

FEATURES

THE MULTIFARIOUS MULTIPLEXITY OF TAIKA...


Expand title description text