wifi

Technology

The People Who Claim They're Allergic to Wifi

I spent a day with sufferers of "electromagnetic hypersensitivity" – individuals who say they suffer a range of physical symptoms when they're exposed to electronic radiation.
Tim Fraanje
1.26.18
Internet Hygiene

When You Inevitably Get Hacked, Blame Public Wifi

If you must use it, here’s how to stay safe.
Katherine Gillespie
7.6.17
How Scared Should I Be?

How Scared Should I Be of the Internet of Things?

Will the robot uprising start in our kitchens?
Mike Pearl
1.5.17
Photo

How Cubans Are Using Their Country's First WiFi Hotspots

These hotspots are often inconvenient, and they're not free. But for many Cubans, they provide a vital window to the outside world.
Maureen Muse
10.5.16
Design

Meet 'Slumpie,' the Sculpture That Snuggles You While You Text

Jillian Mayer’s Wifi-emitting soft sculptures comfortably support your body while you obsessively use your smartphone.
Monica Uszerowicz
7.28.16
Fast Food

You Can't Watch Your Filthy Porn Using McDonald's Wi-Fi Anymore

McDonald’s has announced that it has now begun to block access to any and all pornographic materials on the public Wi-Fi offered in its US locations.
Alex Swerdloff
7.18.16
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Check Out the Muscular Video For Soulwax Protege Emmanuelle's "Free HiFi Internet"

"I'd rather be at home getting high on some WiFi..."
Angus Harrison
12.2.15
Fashion

Hieronymus Mixes Underground Culture with Digital-Wave Inspirations

A sportswear brand that's inspired by the internet and German aesthetic theory.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
9.28.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Some Parents Are Suing Their Son's School Because They Think the Wi-Fi is Making Him Sick

They claim the student suffers from electromagnetic hypersensitivity syndrome, a condition that causes symptoms like headaches and nausea from proximity to the Wi-Fi.
River Donaghey
8.26.15
Design

This Man Can Hear Wi-Fi

With the help of sound artist Daniel Jones, writer Frank Swain created a special hearing device that enables him to hear Wi-Fi signals.
Becky Chung
11.12.14
tech

This Device Will Stop You from Getting High in Hotel Rooms and Dorms

I talked to the buzzkill scientist who invented a smoke detector that looks out for smoking rather than smoke.
Mike Pearl
11.3.14
Art

Artistic Interventions "Hack" Venezuelan Protests

With "Invisible Protests," "Murder Machine," and "SOS.Venezuela," Pratt MFA grad Diego Zaks uses tech art to tackle some of Venezuela's most pressing social issues.
Emerson Rosenthal
7.1.14
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