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SURVEILLANCE

Whistleblower Exhibition Exposes Surveillance Age Vigilantes

A Danish exhibition showcases multimedia work about vigilantes like Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange, and Edward Snowden.
DJ Pangburn
8.4.17
50 states of art

Colorado's Digital Archaeologist Is Mapping Your Data Doppelgänger

Meet Chris Coleman, an artist and academic in Colorado exploring the impact of the internet on human existence.
Andrew Salomone
4.27.17
Pop Art

"Fatherless" Collective Seeks Truth in an Alternative Facts Exhibit

The group showcases their own version of today’s information overload.
Diana Shi
4.1.17
Stuff

I Went to a Noam Chomsky Ballet

Five 40-something balding guys have turned the philosopher's ideas into a man-dance extravaganza.
Gavin Haynes
11.2.16
VICE TALKS FILM

Oliver Stone Explains the Personal Inspiration Behind 'Snowden'

VICE caught up with director Oliver Stone to talk about the controversial subject of his latest film.
VICE Staff
9.13.16
tech

Want to Make More Money? Get Better at Memorizing Basic Facts

According to a new book, there's a correlation between how knowledgeable you are and your income and happiness.
Patrick Lyons
8.13.16
State of Surveillance

We Asked Edward Snowden if Online Privacy Has Improved Since His Massive NSA Leak

Check out the trailer for our upcoming episode of 'VICE' on HBO, airing May 27 at 11 PM.
VICE Staff
5.27.16
Books

MIT Bookmaking Course Schools Kids in Renaissance Technologies

Students in MIT’s ‘Making Books: The Renaissance and Today’ build books from scratch, from making paper to constructing a printing press.
DJ Pangburn
5.25.16
Interviews

How the Mafia Intimidates and Controls the Italian Media

We talked with Italian MP Claudio Fava, deputy president of the parliamentary Anti-Mafia Commission, about the link between organized crime and information.
Claudia Torrisi
3.15.16
Art

Would You Trust Robots with Your Passport?

'Sensible Data' is a project by Martin Hertig that makes you a custom algorithmic passport—and leaks it, too.
TCP Staff
9.28.15
tech

The Quest to Build Australia’s First Indigenous Language Wikipedia

The academics behind "Nyungarpedia" are not only trying to build a new wiki, they're trying to create a database of knowledge that relies on oral tradition rather than Western-style sourcing.
Alan Weedon
6.5.15
Art

Should Artists Be Able to Sell Their Facebook Passwords on eBay?

eBay may have taken down the auction for his Facebook password, but Nick Hugh Schmidt is keeping his dream alive.
Beckett Mufson
5.13.15