Interview

platforms

The Worst Thing About Facebook Is That It Doesn’t Let Us Forget

It compels us to be invested in the lives of people we have no business caring about.
Louise Matsakis
10.13.17
Art

What it Means to Be an 'Experimental Computer Poet'

A conversation with Allison Parrish, the artist behind your favorite Twitter bots.
Mariana Fernandez
10.12.17
bad algorithms

Silicon Valley Is Inserting Its Biases Into Nearly Every Technology We Use

A new book argues that algorithmic bias is a result of the insular, mostly white tech industry.
Stephanie Russell-Kraft
10.10.17
Motherboard Guide to Cinema

‘Into Eternity’ Is a Warning Message for the Future

The documentary chronicles the excavation of Onkalo, a nuclear waste repository made to last for 100,000 years.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.6.17
need to know

My World’s On Fire: We Asked Smash Mouth If ‘All Star’ Is About Climate Change

Hey, now.
Sarah Emerson
4.11.17
Spaceman

Meet the Republican Congressman Obsessed With Sending America Back to the Moon

Congressman Bill Posey has introduced the same bill over and over again directing NASA to prepare a return lunar landing mission. Will Trump finally make it a reality?
Shannon Stirone
2.27.17
Interview

We Talked to the American NASA Scientist Who Had His Phone Seized at the Border

Sidd Bikkannavar is a natural born US citizen who just wanted to get home after racing solar-powered cars across South America.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.16.17
Interview

The ‘Hidden Figures’ of NASA’s Early Years and the Woman Who Told Their Story

Motherboard talks to author Margot Lee Shetterly about the legacy of pioneering black women mathematicians who helped NASA win the Space Race.
Becky Ferreira
1.16.17
video

Here’s 520 Hours of Trump Interviews So You Can Fact-Check the President

A blusterous archive.
Jordan Pearson
1.5.17
Interview

Think Stock Photos of Hackers Are Cheesy? Blame This Guy

An interview with the man who tries to make typing code look dramatic.
Joseph Cox
11.25.16
Interview

A Year After Ending and Regaining Friendship With Mudasir, Asif Regrets Nothing

Also, he was right.
Jordan Pearson
10.4.16
Interview

The Head of CMU's Robotics Lab Says Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Not Even Close’

A conversation on rebuilding after Uber gutted the top lab.
Jordan Pearson
9.1.16
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