Choose Your Own Algorithm
How to Fix the Internet After the Cambridge Analytica Scandal
The fiasco over third party apps and the Facebook user data that got Trump elected is almost beside the point for researcher Hossein Derakhshan.
Chrome Fixes The Web Games It Broke, Until It Breaks Them Again in October
The company still plans to roll out a similar change in October, potentially dooming abandoned games.
Google's Attempt at Fixing Autoplay Videos Has Broken Countless Games
Given how many artists and creators have moved on from those games, it's possible they may be broken forever.
This Stunning Image Made With Pure Code Is Like a Mood Ring For Your Browser
Diana Smith's work is digital art on ultra-hard mode.
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
Life Without Internet: A Look into America's Digital Divide
On today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast,' Kaleigh Rogers talks about traveling across the country and visiting America's most disconnected communities.
World Wide Web
Long Live Gopher: The Techies Keeping the Text-Driven Internet Alive
The Gopher protocol isn’t supported by the modern web basically at all, but despite this, it lingers on, a quarter century from its peak. Here’s how.
Untold Numbers of Canadians Are Streaming Live Online Without Their Knowledge
Daycares, churches, cops—it’s all streaming live.
The Dark Web Isn’t Really a ‘Web’
It's a sparse and isolated place.
Pearl the Landlord Breaks Her Decade-Long Silence
An interview with the web's favorite pint-sized property manager.
Talk This Way
Website That Simulates How Speech Works in Your Mouth Is So Weird and Cool
Time Is a Flat TV
The Secret History of a Fleeting Pre-Internet Digital Media Channel
As the history of digital media has become subsumed by the history of the internet, teletext remains largely forgotten. Yet like a fair-weather psychic, the technology anticipated things to come.
Artists Imagine Life After a Total Internet Collapse
At Eastern Block’s ‘The Dead Web - La Fin’ exhibition, artists warn of a great collapse.