In an era of mega-breaches, digital packrats are amassing, swapping, and sourcing leaked passwords and other personal information like any other collectible.
“Without learning how to use these things we will be abandoned by the times.”
Four million and counting.
A simulated apple can't feed anybody, and other reality checks by a philosopher and a cognitive scientist.
They say whatever they need, should disaster strike, would be just a few clicks away.
Are live bacteria treatments the future of skincare?
These “military-style” firearms have a long history in private hands.
Block'hood's ideal is of harmony and cycles and flows—of inputs that feed into outputs, which feed back into the system again.
Kill lists have traditionally focused on perceived religious deviants and political/economic targets, but a new wave of pro-IS kill lists has embraced random civilians as targets.
Public transit is neglected and cars are piling up in the roads. Can Myanmar get the problem under control?
The sound designer for the celebrated Broadway musical sits down with Motherboard for a wide-ranging interview.
While all eyes will be on the track, field, and pool come August 5, the Games will be managed and secured from above in a “milestone” for the Olympics.
The ride-hailing app is a gateway for passengers into the capital city’s illegal markets for drugs, guns, and fake documents.
The fights that Uber and Lyft wage in cities like Austin look like local politics, but their actions often put corporate interests above local ones.
If any technology invariably gets used for good and ill then of course the Uberization of things now includes drug dealing.
The ride-hailing service must contend with Chinese government crackdowns and disgruntled cabbies. Can it win on both fronts?
A Radio Motherboard chat with the late astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man on the moon and a connoisseur of consciousness, psychics, and aliens.
It sounds innocent enough. But users are growing suspicious of the app’s whimsical, canned questions, many of which read like a marketing survey.
Texas Judge Rodney Gilstrap didn’t design this system, but he’s been a willful participant in it.
Male gamers are creating avatars of significant others past and present, playing as them or with them, as a meditation on the nature of their relationships.
Welcome to the automated ennui apocalypse.
Makeup. Power up.
The untold story of the world’s most famous abandoned plane wreck.