Computers

Computers

This YouTuber Built a Working PC Out of Pasta

“This has been a very long project that I’m mildly proud of,” said Micah Laplante.
Rob Dozier
4.17.19
Culture

Inside an Early 1900s Attempt to Catalogue all of the Information on Earth

The Mundaneum is more than an antiquated indexing system. It's an ahead-of-its-time testament to the power of information.
Justin Caffier
12.28.18
history

This Ancient Greek Astronomy Computer May Be 1,000 Years Ahead of its Time

Deciphered text reveals the mysterious Antikythera Mechanism was a "philosopher’s guide to the galaxy."
Steve Huff
8.21.17
Animation

We Can't Leaf These Mesmerising Plant GIFs Alone

Sasha Katz blends greenery with technology in these soothing endless loops.
Beckett Mufson
5.10.17
Technology

I Tried to Turn an AI Bot into My BFF

Because why should superficial friendships be limited to flesh and blood?
Justin Caffier
5.9.17
Gaming

Why Did We All Want to Kill Our Sims?

Remember taking the ladder out of the pool and leaving them to tire out and drown? Or intentionally setting their homes on fire and removing all the doors? This is why you did that.
Kristen Cochrane
11.18.16
Art

Now You Can Commodore 64-ify Your Logo

New media artist Stijn Peeters resurrects the Commodore 64’s distinctive video game typography.
DJ Pangburn
9.13.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Surprise! Your Office Job Is Slowly Killing You

Turns out doing nothing with your life other than wageslaving will kill you?
VICE Staff
7.29.16
Art

Macrophotography Creates Cybernetic Portraits of Silicon Chips

Transylvanian photographer Maximilian Tomozei examines how many silicon chips hold various aspects of human identity.
DJ Pangburn
6.29.16
tech

Can Machines Write Musicals?

Benjamin Till's latest musical, "Beyond the Fence," is the first ever show to be designed by a series of computer algorithms.
Arielle Pardes
2.28.16
Baseball

Recovering Ballplayer: Armando Galarraga and the Future of Umpiring

Ex-Major Leaguer Fernando Perez asks whether umpires are anything more than "animate kitsch" on the field. Is it time to embrace the future?
Fernando Perez
2.10.16
PLEASE LOOK AT ME

An Elderly Woman Tries to Get Online in This Week's Comic by Julian Glander

If only she could remember her password...
Julian Glander
12.22.15
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