software

software

R.I.P. Microsoft Paint, 1985 - 2017

Microsoft announced that the beloved digital art-making program is marked for "deprecation" from the next Windows operating system.
Beckett Mufson
7.24.17
Features

Your Facebook Activity Reveals a Lot About Your Drug Use

A recent study reveals how social media can detect—and help prevent—substance abuse.
Philipp Kutter
6.13.17
music video

[Premiere] Hippo Campus Become a Simulation in Their New Music Video

For the song, "western kids," animator and director Najeeb Tarazi 3D scanned the band, then placed them inside the interface of some 3D graphics software for some meta-CG fun.
Kevin Holmes
6.13.17
Photography

Deconstructing Binary Gender Norms Through Mutable Self-Portraits

Artist Alex Orellana deconstructs gender with photographs and code.
DJ Pangburn
5.28.17
felt zine

[Premiere] This Vaporwave Godzilla Was Born in Old Software Demos

Croatian artist Filip Ugrin dug up disks of old abadonware advertised in the sleeves of PC magazines.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.6.17
thump news

SoundCloud Announces New Music Recommendation Feature Called The Upload

It uses machine learning to collect new music you might like in one place.
Alexander Iadarola
5.3.17
digital art

[Premiere] Heavy Metal Meets the Early Internet in This Alien Net Art

In addition to his commissioned art works, Nick Zhu put together a visual essay to accompany his issue of FELT Zine.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.18.17
Art

Artist Creates Vintage "Digital" Art on a Typewriter

Arno Beck is making computer art, computer-free.
Nathaniel Ainley
12.8.16
Art

Giant Kinetic Sculpture Mimics Swarm of Flocking Birds

Every hour, on the hour, Sosolimited's 'Diffusion Choir' performs the movement of a soothing swarm.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
10.28.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Yahoo Reportedly Spied on Millions of Users' Emails for the Government

Last year, the company allegedly complied with a government directive asking it to search through every incoming user email for specific information.
VICE Staff
10.4.16
Features

Take a Psychedelic River Voyage in the Video Game for Joel Ford’s New Airbird Single

The Driftless boss talks about becoming a father, his new EP 'New Origin,' and the state of indie labels.
Max Mohenu
9.1.16
Music

Finally, the Portable DJ Mixer with Everything

OK, it ain't vinyl. But you'll still be the BBQ MVP with the GoDJ Plus—no laptop needed.
DJ Pangburn
8.9.16