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Here’s a Map of How Americans Misspell Porn Searches, by State

Lesbiam, thresome, and porm: PornHub wins with the best response to covfefe yet.
Beckett Mufson

Finally, a Mood Ring for the 21st Century

Thanks to analytics, this mood ring can let you know when your stressed.
Beckett Mufson
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Facebook Lets Advertisers Control Which Ethnicities See Their Ads

Facebook's self-service advertising portal allows advertisers to exclude certain users from seeing the ad based on "ethnic affinities."
VICE Staff

Burning Man, Brazilian Homages to Hip-Hop, and Big Data Roses | Culture Beat Episode 3

We head to the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, campsite home of the legendary Burning Man festival.
The Creators Project

Edward Snowden Made a Techno Record and It's Probably Going to Suck

French synth wizard Jean Michel-Jarre and everyone's favorite leaker have unfortunately teamed up for a song called "Exit".
Josh Baines
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

We Asked an Expert if Memes Could Determine the Outcome of the Presidential Election

In 2014, Indiana University received funding to start the Truthy Project, which is dedicated to studying the spread of data and why things like memes go viral. We called the professor in charge of it to discuss dank memes and their effect on the...
Gabriella Lewis

Become a Surveillance Tourist with a Live Police Radio Installation

Belgian data artist Dries Depoorter exposes the tourist-voyeur in all of us.
DJ Pangburn
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Your Boss May Be Able to Track If You're Trying to Get Pregnant

Large companies can now obtain employee health information from big data companies, including when and if they've stopped filling their birth control prescriptions.
Lauren Messman

Check Out the First Independent Sale of Facebook User Data

Big data isn't just for corporations anymore.
Beckett Mufson

Your Dating Insecurities Are Big Data Artists' Paint

Beautiful visualizations of human life emerge in the works of data artists Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg.
The Creators Project

[Video] ReForm | Data Becomes Art in Immersive Visualizations

In ReForm, a new franchise from The Creators Project, we meet the artists creating and re-appropriating the latest technologies in various areas of creative expression.  Big data and art are converging in electrifying ways. In this...
The Creators Project

[Exclusive] Meet the Man Printing Wikipedia as a Book

Michael Mandiberg's physical visualization of human knowledge has ten, 700-page volumes of "cat" entries.
Nicole Walsh