dystopia

video

We Talk to Deepa Mehta, Huma Qureshi and Prayaag Akbar About Making a Show Like Leila in the India of Today

In this episode of ‘VICE Talks Film’, we meet the director and actor of Netflix India’s dystopian drama, alongside chatting up the writer of the book it is based on.
VICE India Staff
6.14.19
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future

Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
Becky Ferreira
12.6.18
entertainment

Margaret Atwood Announces ‘The Testaments,’ a Sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

The new book is set to release in September 2019.
Samantha Cole
11.29.18
Google

Google Says Its AI That Makes Phone Calls Isn't Good Enough to Be Dangerous

At a product demonstration, executives did their best to assuage fears about the unsettling new technology.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.8.18
Six Words

We Asked People to Describe Their Personal Utopia In Six Words

“Open grass full of cute corgis.”
Syarafina Vidyadhana
4.19.18
Religion

This Man Believes That Borobudur, the World's Biggest Buddhist Temple, Is Actually a UFO

And the craziest part is that Fahmi Basya's theories about Borobudur and King Solomon are actually gaining ground in some corners of Indonesia.
Adi Renaldi
4.16.18
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue

Dressed for Doomsday

Abasi Rosborough’s avant-garde menswear explores whether our technological advances have created a thriving utopia or an oppressive dystopia.
Greg Rosborough
Abdul Abasi
4.13.18
Religion

Hanging Out With the Followers of Indonesia's Self-Proclaimed Doomsday Prophet

The world is going to end. It's bad news for most of us, but, for a select few, a ride on a UFO to a new Earth awaits.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
4.11.18
dystopia

The Rich and Their Robots Are About to Make Half the World's Jobs Disappear

So where does that leave the world's working class?
Brian Merchant
2.7.18
Kinect technology

Pizza Hut's New Delivery Technology Is Straight Out of 'Black Mirror'

You may remember the self-driving pizza delivery truck from the extra-creepy episode "Crocodile." Guess what? It's here.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.15.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Get Ready for a 'Black Mirror' Book Series

Creator Charlie Brooker is bringing a slew of original, dystopian stories to a "high-tech 'paper' format."
River Donaghey
6.18.17
happiness

Dubai Wants to Use Data to Become the 'Happiest City on Earth'

Dr. Aisha Butti Bin Bishr, director of Smart Dubai, tells us about the city's efforts to harvest customer data to improve government services. But who defines what happiness is?
Grennan Milliken
5.30.17