YouTuber Simone Giertz gave up wildly popular but barely functioning machines and confronted her fears of imperfection (while facing her own mortality and making an awesome Truckla EV).
Read more, and on a related note… What do the past five WIRED cover stories have in common? They’re all written by women. And in many cases: Edited, fact-checked, illustrated, photographed, produced, and styled by women.
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