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Hong Kong’s Social Media Users Are Calling Google Out For A Major Mistranslation

What happens when the machine makes you say the opposite of what you meant?
Lex Celera
a day ago
Technology

YouTube Is Finally Banning Nazis, Holocaust Denial, and Sandy Hook Truthers

YouTube says it will “remove content denying that well-documented violent events took place.”
Mack Lamoureux
6.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This App Is Helping to Stop Sexual Harassment on Japan's Trains

With 237,000 downloads to date, "Digi Police" has highlighted the prevalence of sexual assault on the nation's public transport network.
Edoardo Liotta
5.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

China’s Got a New Surveillance Camera That Can Spy on You Even If You’re 45km Away

Through the use of laser ranging and an AI-powered algorithm, this system can cover larger distances than any camera has before.
Shamani Joshi
5.13.19
Australia Today

People are AirDropping Nudes to Strangers in a New ‘Cyber Flashing’ Trend

It might be time to set your AirDrop to private.
Gavin Butler
5.13.19
documentaries

Hunting Silicon Valley's Doomsday Bunkers in New Zealand

In this new documentary, VICE looks for the one percent's apocalypse bunkers.
Matthew Gault
5.12.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Manufacturers Are Using Robots to Standardise What Chinese Food Tastes Like

Equipped with artificial tongues, eyes, and noses, machines in China are deciding what's most delicious and "authentic" for humans to eat.
Lex Celera
5.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indian Scientists Are Working on a Robot to Patrol the Borders

An Indian research body revealed plans of an all-terrain Artificial Intelligence-enabled prototype to enhance defence abilities.
Shamani Joshi
5.3.19
maps

Here’s a Global Heatmap of People with Your Last Name

What’s in a name? A hell of a lot of data, it turns out.
Clinton Nguyen
4.29.19
Technology

It Looks Like a Tesla Model S Just Exploded in a Chinese Parking Garage

A CCTV video has captured what appears to be a Tesla Model S self-combusting in a Shanghai parking lot.
Sarah Emerson
4.23.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

China May Outlaw Deepfake Technology

It's the latest move to keep up with the rapidly evolving artificial intelligence technology infamous for porn forgeries.
Alia Marsha
4.22.19
VICE Votes

We Answer the Most Googled Questions About the Indonesian Election

"What counts as a 'fair' election?"
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
4.15.19
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