Meet Whit Diffie, the man who invented public key cryptography and brought encryption to the masses

Whitfield Diffie, winner of the 2015 Turing Prize, speaks during the 7th Internet Security Conference (ISC).
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‘People You May Know’ helped the social media giant grow exponentially. One man made it happen. An exclusive excerpt from ‘Facebook: The Inside Story’

Founder/CEO of Social Capital, Chamath Palihapitiya, speaks onstage during “The State of the Valley: Where’s the Juice?” at t
Chamath Palihapitiya. Photo: Mike Windle

With Google’s founders withdrawing from management duties, a look back at how the partnership that would organize the world’s information began

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We’re now officially and totally integrated into Wired. But we won’t be gone.

Photo by Angela Radulescu, via Flickr (Creative Commons).

Demis Hassabis. Photo: Souvid Datta/Backchannel

An interview with the co-founder of the most interesting AI startup in the world — now owned by Google.

Apple’s Eddy Cue high fives Drake during the Apple Music introduction at the Apple WWDC on June 8, 2015 in San Francisco

Apple wants to be the music kingmaker. Is that possible in the Internet age?

Steven Levy

Writing for Wired, Used to edit Backchannel here. Just wrote Facebook: The Inside Story.

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