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
12.31.18
Computers

The World's Smallest Computer Can Fit on the Tip of a Grain of Rice

The University of Michigan was salty that IBM made a smaller computer than it did, so it made an even smaller computer.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.25.18
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
7.12.17
Pizza

The Guy Who Stopped the NHS Cyber-Attack Just Got a Year's Supply of Free Pizza

Just Eat has offered free pies to Devon-based tech expert Marcus Hutchins, who activated the “kill switch” that halted last week’s malware virus.
Phoebe Hurst
5.17.17
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
Gaming

How 'Doom 2' Helped Me Understand Technology

A trip to the computer store in search of financial software with my dad became a surprising way to learn about how computers work.
Patrick Klepek
10.22.16
Art

How One MFA Program Still Pioneers Digital Innovation, 30 Years Later

Established in 1986, the MFA Computer Art at the School of Visual Arts fosters creativity in animation, motion graphics and fine art.
Eva Recinos
10.4.16
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
9.12.16
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
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
6.28.16
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
2.27.16
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