I Tried Skype’s New 50-Person Video Calling Feature, My Personal Hell
Skype's conferencing feature now allows double the participants, so I tested it out.
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.”
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Anthony Weiner Allegedly Sexted a 15-Year-Old High School Student, Too
"He had some rape fantasies," the unnamed teen said.
This Silicon Valley Billionaire Wants to Give Us All Robot Bodies
My surreal meeting with robotics pioneer Scott Hassan.
Bots, Windows, and Xbox Star at Microsoft’s Big Developer Conference
Like Apple’s WWDC, Microsoft uses its Build conference to lay out its vision for the year.
Holoportation is a Great Way to Give Awkward High Fives
Holoportation is a pretty amazing technology, but you probably won’t be able to use it any time soon.
All You Need Is <3: An Interview with Paul McCartney About His Emojis
We talked to the legend about his new project scoring "Love Mojis" with Skype, working with Kanye West, and the process of writing a song.
The Man Who Got 'Addicted' to Hacking Webcams
He watched people "basically engaging in cybersex," say the UK's National Crime Agency.
What It’s Really Like to Be a Young Model
The life of a young model is probably less glamourous than you thought.
Talking To a Cheating Site About Why People Cheat
It's because everyone is so damn insecure.
A YouTube Hypnotist Put Me in a Trance Over Skype
One of YouTube's most prolific hypnotist tried to make me think I was a cat.
App Built by Former Skype Employees Retracts Promise Not to Read Your Messages
Wire is only two days old and already walking—backwards.