Where Does ‘Castlevania’ Go From Here?

Where Does ‘Castlevania’ Go From Here?

Skip Article Header. Skip to: Start of Article. Netflix’s Castlevania has had three pretty amazing seasons. Courtesy of NetflixThe Netflix animated series Castlevania, based on the videogames from Konami, is much better than you’d expect. Fantasy author Erin Lindsey was impressed by the show’s strong writing and atmosphere. “It’s one of the most satisfying things…

TED’s Idea Worth Spreading: Stay Home

TED’s Idea Worth Spreading: Stay Home

I just discovered the worst possible way to deal with summer doldrums—paying taxes. They couldn’t postpone it one more time? The Plain ViewI had really been looking forward to attending TED in Vancouver this past April. Despite its occasional bombast, the annual exchange of “ideas worth spreading” always seems to win me over by the…

Can Comic-Con Work From Home?

Can Comic-Con Work From Home?

The Monitor is a weekly column devoted to everything happening in the WIRED world of culture, from movies to memes, TV to Twitter.During any other summer for the past few decades, nerddom has held this time of year as sacrosanct. Traditionally the time when Comic-Con International is held, one end-of-July weekend, is celebrated like a…

The US Is Paying Way Too Much for Remdesivir

The US Is Paying Way Too Much for Remdesivir

Two weeks ago, news came out that the United States has secured the entire current global supply of remdesivir, one of the two drugs shown so far to be effective at treating Covid-19. Even for the richest nation in the world, this will be a massive expenditure: more than half a million treatment courses priced…

Russia’s Latest Hacking Target: Covid-19 Vaccine Projects

Russia’s Latest Hacking Target: Covid-19 Vaccine Projects

The UK, US, and Canada have discovered hackers working on behalf of the Russian state launching attacks against coronavirus vaccine-development projects. WIRED UKThis story originally appeared on WIRED UK.Criminals working for the hacking group Advanced Persistent Threat 29 (APT29), also known as Cozy Bear, have been caught attacking pharmaceutical businesses and academic institutions involved in…