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
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
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
In the Margins

How It Feels to Return to the Internet After a Decade in Prison

A lot can change when you spend 123 months behind bars.
Daniel Genis
2.27.15
tech

Technology Is Making Us Stupid

In Nicholas Carr's the <i>Glass Cage</i> the Pulitzer-shortlisted author makes a compelling argument on the way technology has failed us—from aircraft autopilot to GPS maps—and the perils of being forever trapped in the beam of our smartphones.
David Whelan
1.8.15
The True Crime Issue

Russian Hackers Have Been Robbing US Banks for a Long Time

In July 1994, Citibank officials notified the FBI of what was then a novel crime: Hundreds of thousands of dollars had simply disappeared from corporate bank accounts. By October of that year, the total had ballooned to $10 million. It was, according...
Derek Mead
9.19.14
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