Computers

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
12.27.18
Features

The Musicians Who Knew We'll Be Cyborgs Soon

How late-70s and early-80s electronic pop from Kraftwerk, Devo, and Young Marble Giants warned us of our post-human future.
Joe Bucciero
7.11.17
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
11.17.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch This Furious Dude Go on a Phone-Smashing Rampage Inside an Apple Store

Going to the Apple store can be a highly stressful experience.
Lauren Messman
9.30.16
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
7.28.16
esports

The ECS Counter-Strike Finals Show How Esports Live Events Are A Breed All Their Own

The production value may be similar to traditional sports, but the intricacies and quirks of a esports event are uniquely theirs.
Matt Porter
7.8.16
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
tech

We Spoke to a Researcher Working to Stop AI from Killing Us All

Ben Rubenstein got a $100,000 grant to help him study how machine learning can go wrong.
Dan Nulley
7.21.15
Breaking News

Some Fucking Nerds Taught a Computer How to Rap and Now We're All Going to Die

Meet DeepBeats, the rhyme-writing computer algorithm.
Kyle Kramer
5.22.15
Stuff

An Amsterdam Artist Is Digging Tunnels to Escape the Modern World

Following her instincts, artist and designer Leanne Wijnsma digs tunnels in the middle of European cities.
Jennifer Schaffer
3.1.15
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