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skype

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.
Samantha Cole
4.8.19
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
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.
VICE Staff
9.21.16
future

This Silicon Valley Billionaire Wants to Give Us All Robot Bodies

My surreal meeting with robotics pioneer Scott Hassan.
Mark Mann
5.9.16
Motherboard Blog

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.
Nicholas Deleon
3.30.16
microsoft

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.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.26.16
Interviews

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.
Eric Sundermann
2.10.16
Sex

​The Man Who Got 'Addicted' to Hacking Webcams

He watched people "basically engaging in cybersex," say the UK's National Crime Agency.
Joseph Cox
10.8.15
Photo

What It’s Really Like to Be a Young Model

The life of a young model is probably less glamourous than you thought.
Hadley Hudson
7.15.15
Stuff

Talking To a Cheating Site About Why People Cheat

It's because everyone is so damn insecure.
Wendy Syfret
2.13.15
YouTube

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.
Roisin Kiberd
12.25.14
Culture

App Built by Former Skype Employees Retracts Promise Not to Read Your Messages

Wire is only two days old and already walking—backwards.
Joseph Cox
12.4.14
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