AIM

AIM

AIM Has Been Resurrected

'AIM Phoenix' breathes new life into the original AIM client, which AOL took offline last year.
Matthew Gault
6.26.18
monopoly

Regulate Facebook Like AIM

In 2001, the FCC forced AIM to become compatible with other chat platforms. We should do the same to Facebook.
Louise Matsakis
10.6.17
Obituaries

AIM Will Enter Instant Messenger Heaven on December 15

AOL is putting up a permanent away message on one of the most important messaging services of all time.
Jason Koebler
10.6.17
AIM

Relive the Torrid Human Dramas of Old AIM Chats in 'Emily Is Away Too'

A game that rethinks nostalgia.
Jess Joho
5.18.17
investigations

I Used AIM for the Last Month to See if It's Still Good

Investigating whether we should all get back on AIM and what has become of our away messages.
Jason Koebler
5.8.17
ASL

Messaging Apps, Ranked

An exhaustive consideration of the ways humans interact with each other.
Motherboard Staff
3.29.17
Space

Here's What the European Space Agency Agreed to Pay for in the Next Three Years

ESA has many aims, but AIM is no longer one of them.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.5.16
AIM

A History of SmarterChild

Remembering the chatbot that was my introduction to artificial intelligence.
Ashwin Rodrigues
3.16.16
News

WikiLeaks Publishes Dozens of CIA Director’s Alleged Email and AIM Contacts

The secret spilling site continues dropping information from Brennan’s AOL email account.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.22.15
nasa

In 2022, Humans Plan to Crash Into an Asteroid to Shift its Orbit

ESA and NASA are teaming up to protect the Earth from a 'Deep Impact' scenario.
Becky Ferreira
4.1.15