Exploring the claims that Uber and Airbnb skirt laws, avoid taxation, and manipulate data for profit, all while claiming to help every day consumers.
I believe in the power of technology and my understanding of culture is rooted in the internet, yet by not having an iPhone, I feel exempt from everyone else's bullshit.
Why so many astronauts like Edgar Mitchell have life-changing epiphanies in space—and return to Earth forever changed.
5G promises a super high-speed wireless infrastructure for the Internet of Things. Here's how it would work.
In Japan, a missing pinkie brands you as a yakuza member. One prosthetist is trying to help them move on from their past.
The only way to report on something as powerful as technology is to take a critical look at its relationship with the end user and everyone else.
After researchers used a program called FaceReader to study the phenomenon of "Resting Bitch Face," I decided to get my hands on the program myself and see how bad my RBF was.
The hyperloop isn't real yet, but the businesses supporting its development certainly are
Motherboard is thrilled to debut the new sci-fi short Connected, directed by Luke Gilford, and featuring Dree Hemingway and Jane Fonda.
There are increasingly powerful interests that want us to drop our phones so they can fix them and sell us new ones.
After the game, police said the technology had helped identify 19 individuals in the crowd who had outstanding warrants.
They were invented when doctors still used leeches.
Jimmy Carter has been pushing efforts to eradicate the painful disease, and now has backing from the UK to finish the job.
The story behind how @TrustySupport, which satirizes how Twitter deals with harassment, got suspended.
The state joins a growing list of those looking into adopting bills that determine who manages the accounts of the deceased.
I am 90 percent sure this was a plotline in Boardwalk Empire.
There seems to have been a sudden scourge of prominent scientists embroiled in sexual harassment scandals lately. What gives?
Places such as Reddit's /r/caregivers allow people caring for sick or disabled loved ones to come together, vent, and grieve.
A niche community of YouTube filmmakers mix the pleasurable sounds of ASMR with the creepiness of horror films.
The shrimp industry is often accused of dirty, exploitative practices. Are things changing?
When working with potent psychoactive drugs, whether in a professional or illicit setting, you are likely to experience accidental exposure on occasion.
After spending months talking to each other online, rLoop members finally met for the first time last weekend.
Drivers say the data they generate for Uber—even when they don't have passengers—contain value that they're not being compensated for.
Since we now mainly use technology to judge ourselves, and because technology has made me cripplingly self-aware, I figured the show might teach me a couple of things about myself.