english

The VICE Channels

    technology-and-philosophy

    Read Now The Little-Known 9/11 Memorial on Mars

    The Little-Known 9/11 Memorial on Mars

    by Chris Hatherill · 2 years ago
    Of all the tributes to the victims of 9/11 – from the small and personal to the national and epic – few will prove as enduring as the one created by JPL and employees at Honeybee Robotics: two small pieces of the World Trade Center towers current…
    Read Now The Secrets We Share With Distant Servers

    The Secrets We Share With Distant Servers

    by Ross Perlin · 2 years ago
    Today the Internet is just another place to be yourself. It’s about micro-confessions per second, the tang of authenticity, an ever-widening scope for self-promotion -- just like in the meatspace. Once upon a time, you could be anyone online -- thi…
    Read Now Motherboard TV: Ultra-Orthodox Internet

    Motherboard TV: Ultra-Orthodox Internet

    by Alex Pasternack · 2 years ago
    h3. A Day at the Anti-Web Rally In the future, the great Internet rally of 2012 might be seen as the prescient start of a global movement to grapple with the impact of this amazing and beguiling series of tubes: addiction, distraction, stupidity,
    Read Now Abraham Lincoln Was an Internet Nerd

    Abraham Lincoln Was an Internet Nerd

    by Martin Connelly · 2 years ago
    Abraham Lincoln did "not":http://natestpierre.me/2012/05/10/hoax-abraham-lincoln-invented-facebook/ invent Facebook. But he did rely on the Internet to win the Civil War. Just ask Tom Wheeler, a civil war historian who also happens to be the Presiden…
    Read Now Motherboard TV: William Gibson in Real Life

    Motherboard TV: William Gibson in Real Life

    by Alex Pasternack · 2 years ago
    William Gibson's foray into television included an _X-Files_ episode that aired in 1998, called "Kill Switch," and it's one of my favorites. In it, Mulder and Scully must pursue a killer computer that lives in an RV and drives around killing people t…