book excerpt


Satellites Are Quietly, Constantly Watching Us

In a few short decades, the movement and activities of large swaths of Earth's humans can be tracked at all times.
Ziya Tong

Introverts Are Better at Sizing People Up Than the Rest of Us

In a new book, Karen Wickre explains how introverts are more attuned to the steady thrum of needs, desires, secrets, and worries of others—and how that gives them an edge at work.
Karen Wickre
book excerpt

Stormzy Details His Big Break in this Exclusive Book Excerpt

We've got a chapter extract from 'Rise Up: The #Merky Story So Far,' the 25-year-old rapper's first release on his new book imprint.
Noisey UK Staff
book excerpt

The Internet of Hackable Things You Don’t Own

How DRM and End User License Agreements have threatened the very idea of 'ownership.'
Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz
Gaming Library

Read an Excerpt from ‘The Bitmap Brothers: Universe,’ on the Creation of ‘The Chaos Engine’

The 16-bit favorite gets dissected in this section of Read Only Memory’s new book on the acclaimed British studio.
Mike Diver

The Man Who Brought the Nets to Brooklyn

In an excerpt from the book "The Brooklyn Wars", author Neil deMause details how developer Bruce Ratner plotted to build the Barclays Center in order to attract the Nets to Brooklyn.
Neil deMause
Holy Shit

Thurston Moore Is Putting Out Necrobutcher's Black Metal Book, 'The Death Archives'

Read an exclusive excerpt, in which a young Mayhem gets a crucified mouse in the mail.
Kim Kelly

Amateur Astronomers Are Sharing the Brilliant Arctic Aurora With the World

Why Canada's Arctic has the world's best Northern Lights
Melanie Windridge

How the ZX Spectrum Helped Make the 80s Video Gaming’s Most Creative Decade

In this excerpt from the new book "Electronic Dreams," we learn how the Speccy changed the video gaming landscape forever.
Tom Lean
VICE vs Video games

It's Time to Accept Video Games As Art

Matt Sainsbury's new book, Game Art, makes the argument that it's time for the general public to recognize video games as a valid form of art.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

How 'Skyrim' Comforted a Man While His Wife Was in the Hospital

Read an excerpt from Simon Parkin’s new book, "Death by Video Game: Tales of Obsession from the Virtual Frontline."
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

How to Build an Independent Video Game Studio

An exclusive excerpt from the forthcoming book, "Independent By Design"
Stace Harman and John Robertson