Peter Thiel

immigration

“You Have Blood on Your Hands”: Jewish Protesters Call For Palantir to Drop Its ICE Contract

Protests at the tech company's offices railed against the Trump administration's immigration policies, invoking the Holocaust
Gaby Del Valle
9.13.19
SURVEILLANCE

How Palantir's Spy Tool for Cops Works

On this week’s CYBER, we map out how the secretive Silicon Valley company influences the very technological landscape of the modern world.
Motherboard Staff
7.18.19
documentaries

Hunting Silicon Valley's Doomsday Bunkers in New Zealand

In this new documentary, VICE looks for the one percent's apocalypse bunkers.
Matthew Gault
5.10.19
OpenAI

Elon Musk Steps Down From Open Source AI Group

Musk is leaving the ethical AI organization he founded only two years ago.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.21.18
Bitcoin

Gawker-killer Peter Thiel goes big on bitcoin

Founders Fund is reportedly touting hundreds of millions of dollars in returns.
David Gilbert
1.3.18
Facebook

Facebook is messing with kids' brains, says its ex president

Noah Kulwin
11.9.17
trump adjacent shadiness

Peter Thiel Is Helping Fund a Controversial Herpes Vaccine

The drug's first clinical trial was done overseas without traditional safety oversights.
Jesse Hicks
8.28.17
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE

February's Best Books, Gadgets, and VR Systems

In this month's issue of VICE magazine, we review the best VR headsets, Mark O'Connell's new book on transhumanism, and a new startup working to get digital art on your walls.
Max Read, Sofia Groopman, and Patrick Klepek
2.1.17
Film

The Rich and Ruthless Are Winning at Sundance

Hulk Hogan Gawker documentary 'Nobody Speak' and Salma Hayek's 'Beatriz at Dinner' are depressing reflections on power and money.
Chloé Cooper Jones
1.27.17
How Not to Die

Are Rich People Already Infusing Themselves With Young Blood?

Inside the latest longevity pseudoscience.
Mark Hay
1.5.17
nasa

Peter Thiel Helped Land His Private Space Bros on Trump’s NASA Transition Team

As with the rest of Trump’s transition team, however, possible conflicts of interest abound.
Grennan Milliken
12.21.16
Technology

Trump and a bunch of Silicon Valley CEOs sat at a big table and pretended to like each other

Noah Kulwin
12.14.16
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