Technology

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
this is fine

A Huge Pikachu Phone Case Was My Unexpected Solution to Professional Dread

Pikachu turned a depressing professional and social crutch into a joy—a small (and, okay, mostly useless) act of defiance.
Clio Chang
4.22.19
Technology

Authorities Need to Understand the Internet in Order to Police It

The Momo challenge is just one example of how much harm people who don't get technology can do.
Tom Whyman
3.26.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Peloton Is Getting Sued for $150 Million for Allegedly Ripping Off Musicians

With a $4 billion valuation, you'd think the company could afford the music it's profiting off.
Nicole Clark
3.20.19
Munchies

This Japanese Company Wants to 3D-Print Custom Sushi for Each Diner

But before you eat, you’ll need to hand over some “biological samples,” including urine and saliva.
Bettina Makalintal
3.11.19
Technology

I Stood Up to Apple and Fixed My Own Mac

The company makes it intentionally difficult for customers to do their own repairs, which—for obvious reasons—bugs me.
Erik Galli
3.4.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

How Tech Giants Enable ‘Stalkerware’ Software Sold to Abusive Partners

Spyware to spy on romantic partners is a booming industry, but it doesn’t exist in a vacuum.
VICE Staff
2.22.19
Technology

Woman Says Hacker Used Her McDonald's App to Buy $500 of Food in Five Days

The hacker, who was hundreds of miles away in Montreal, splurged on fries, Big Macs, poutine, Filet-O-Fish sandwiches, and more.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.7.19
FEEL IT

Phones Are Trash

They're disgusting and stupid and slowly murdering us all.
Kate Carraway
2.6.19
Buttons!

I Studied Buttons for 7 Years and Learned These 5 Lessons About How and Why People Push Them

Rather than discuss whether buttons are good or bad we should instead examine who gets to push them and who doesn’t.
Rachel Plotnick
1.28.19
Religion

The Catholic Church Has No Idea How to Win Over Young People

The Vatican's spiffy "Click to Pray" app isn't going to save it.
Alex Norcia
1.24.19
Essays

Britney Spears’ “E-Mail My Heart” Predicted the Future

It's easy to look at the '... Baby, One More Time' deep cut as a novelty relic but it's actually prophetic.
Sarah MacDonald
1.16.19
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