communications

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump's Aides Allegedly Add Errors to the President's Tweets for 'Style'

West Wing staff apparently imitates Trump’s voice by adopting grammatical errors and disorderly syntax in his uniquely primitive style.
Adam Forrest
5.22.18
Distant DM

How to Build Your Own Time Capsule

With a little data-driven forethought—potentially also some light biohacking—your ark might just transcend time.
Brian Anderson
4.19.18
Voices

Syrian Refugees' Faith and Narratives Endure Despite Intensified War and Displacement

Miles from the Syrian border, refugees fight to maintain spaces of community and healing.
Mohsin Mohi-Ud-Din
3.5.18
why not

How to Make a DIY Mini Cell Phone Tower Using Parts You Can Order Online

But to get it to work long range might be pricy.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.28.17
Martian Skynet

Astronauts in Orbit Around Alien Planets Should Explore Surfaces With Robots and VR

“The historical presumption is that exploration means ‘boots on the ground.’ But we’ve gone way beyond that.”
Becky Ferreira
6.21.17
Impact Work

#MeWeSyria is Battling Displacement with Social Media Storytelling

This UN and MIT-approved grassroots initiative lets refugees change the crisis narrative by using interpersonal communication.
Nick Chedli Carter
5.22.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Alleged Plagiarist Monica Crowley Turned Down Trump Appointment

The conservative author said she'll "remain in New York to pursue other opportunities" and won't take the National Security Council comms job.
Lauren Messman
1.17.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Taps Sean Spicer as Press Secretary

Hope Hicks, Jason Miller, and Dan Scavino will also join Spicer on Trump's incoming communications team.
Lauren Messman
12.22.16
uk

The UK Just Legalized Mass Surveillance

On Tuesday, the UK passed its controversial new surveillance law, the Investigatory Powers Act, according to the Home Office.
Joseph Cox
11.29.16
Internet

5G Survives a Critical Test: The Backcountry

Engineers take millimeter-wave wireless into the wilds of southern Virginia.
Michael Byrne
11.11.16
Art

How an Underground Mail Art Project Wove Through London in the 90s

Matthew Higgs’ ‘Imprint 93’ incubated a wide variety of experimental artworks.
DJ Pangburn
11.6.16
videos

Where Emoji Came From, and Why They're Everywhere Now

Now basically ubiquitous, emoji started off in 1999. But the roots of the pictographic communications system go back much further...
Samantha Cole
10.28.16
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