web

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.
Motherboard Italia
6.26.18
Google

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.
Patrick Klepek
5.16.18
Google

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.
Patrick Klepek
5.8.18
Motherboard

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.
Jordan Pearson
5.3.18
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.
VICE Staff
4.16.18
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.
Ernie Smith
8.1.17
creepy

Untold Numbers of Canadians Are Streaming Live Online Without Their Knowledge

Daycares, churches, cops—it’s all streaming live.
Jordan Pearson
5.4.17
dark web

The Dark Web Isn’t Really a ‘Web’

It's a sparse and isolated place.
Jordan Pearson
4.27.17
Internet

Pearl the Landlord Breaks Her Decade-Long Silence

An interview with the web's favorite pint-sized property manager.
Justin Caffier
4.12.17
Talk This Way

Website That Simulates How Speech Works in Your Mouth Is So Weird and Cool

AaaaoooOOOhhhaaaaoOO!
Samantha Cole
3.20.17
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.
Cecilia D’Anastasio
3.3.17
Art

Artists Imagine Life After a Total Internet Collapse

At Eastern Block’s ‘The Dead Web - La Fin’ exhibition, artists warn of a great collapse.
DJ Pangburn
1.24.17
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