Jordan Pearson

poo sloth

We Have Questions for This Sloth Found Gorging on Human Poo in a Toilet

It's been a long time since we found you eating crap. Are you OK?
Jordan Pearson
4 days ago
Tech news

Researcher Arrested for Allegedly Teaching North Korea About Ethereum

Virgil Griffith has been arrested for allegedly giving a presentation on cryptocurrency in North Korea, where discussion touched on evading sanctions. Griffith maintains his presentation contained basic concepts that could be found online.
Jordan Pearson
12.2.19
Tech news

Twitter Is Banning Political Ads

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that the social network will not accept political ads starting on November 22, and promised more details when the final rules are published in two weeks.
Jordan Pearson
Samantha Cole
10.31.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Your Cat Thinks of You Like a Parent, Study Suggests

A new study finds that cats form attachment styles to their caregivers similar to human babies and dogs.
Jordan Pearson
9.24.19
Tech news

Watching a Deepfake Being Made Is Boring, And You Must See It

AI-generated fake videos are hyped as a modern tech nightmare, and it's important to understand their everyday banality.
Jordan Pearson
6.27.19
Tech news

AI Can Now Detect Deepfakes by Looking for Weird Facial Movements

Machines can now look for visual inconsistencies to identify AI-generated dupes, a lot like humans do.
Jordan Pearson
6.24.19
tech-space

Why NASA Is Renting the International Space Station for Dirt Cheap

Companies will charge tens of millions of dollars for a single ticket to space, but NASA will see barely any of the money.
Jordan Pearson
6.14.19
Games Opinion

'Battlefield V' Is Selling Nazi Stuff, and It's Really Weird

Microtransactions are amplifying an inherent tension in historical shooters to an uncomfortable degree in EA's WWII game 'Battlefield V'.
Jordan Pearson
6.6.19
tech-internet

Minds, the ‘Anti-Facebook,’ Has No Idea What to Do About All the Neo-Nazis

Minds is home to neo-Nazis, and wants its users to help decide what content stays on the site.
Ben Makuch
Jordan Pearson
5.30.19
Science

Cats Are Actually Nice, Scientists Find

Sorry, haters.
Jordan Pearson
4.24.19
seasteading

Seasteading Bitcoin Fans Say They're 'On the Run' From Thai Government

The 'first seasteaders' wanted a new life free from national laws, now they say they're on the run after reports of criminal charges related to their waterborne structure.
Jordan Pearson
4.16.19
Space

This Is the First-Ever Photo of a Black Hole

The Event Horizon Telescope project unveiled the first-ever photo of a black hole on Wednesday, more than 100 years since Albert Einstein theorized their existence.
Jordan Pearson
4.11.19
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