tech

the internet

The ‘Rules of the Internet’ Reflect an Online Wild West That’s Fading Away

"If it exists, there is porn of it. No exceptions."
Roisin Kiberd
2.23.17
tech

Snapchat Has a Growth Problem

Its user growth is slowing dramatically.
Noah Kulwin
2.6.17
Film

Revisiting Creepypasta, the Social Horror Craze That Launched Slenderman

HBO’s documentary ‘Beware the Slenderman’ premieres this week, detailing the real-world consequences of a collaborative online nightmare machine.
Zac Thompson
1.23.17
politics

America Is Not Prepared for President @RealDonaldTrump

Donald Trump's Twitter account has an enormous amount of power, and an unlimited capacity to troll the country.
Harry Cheadle
12.13.16
Stuff

The VICE Guide to Grindr

Hopefully this helps you out.
Jaik Puppyteeth
12.9.16
tech

A Wikipedian Explains How Wikipedia Stays Reliable in the Fake News Era

"If Wikipedia's rules were applied to Facebook? Oh my God! They'd lose 99 percent of their content."
Mike Pearl
11.25.16
tech

Virtual Reality Is Preserving the Dying Art of Spooky Dark Rides

The Dark Ride Project takes viewers on a virtual reality tour of the last remaining historic haunted "dark rides" around the world.
Joel Zika
10.28.16
tech

An Exhaustive and Possibly Misinformed Review of the Pixel, Phone by Google

Is it better than the iPhone? Yeah. But also, no. Maybe?
Issy Beech and Isabelle Hellyer
10.27.16
Photo

How Cubans Are Using Their Country's First WiFi Hotspots

These hotspots are often inconvenient, and they're not free. But for many Cubans, they provide a vital window to the outside world.
Maureen Muse
10.5.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Unsurprisingly, Gender Neutral Textbooks Make for Better Students

Two Swedish researchers found that you are more likely to apply for a course and get good grades if the books you read are less about boring stereotypes and more about situations you can personally identify with.
Caisa Ederyd
10.4.16
tech

How an Australian College Student Did What NASA Couldn't

Paddy Neumann's final project—which proposes using junk metal as rocket fuel—could change space travel forever.
Maddison Connaughton
10.4.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

We Asked Alien Experts Who They'd Want as President if UFOs Landed

The president of the United States normally has a lot of responsibility, but if aliens arrive, he or she could end up deciding the literal fate of humanity.
Mike Pearl
9.29.16
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