The Person Behind the Viral Tom Cruise Deepfake | Super Users
We spoke to VFX artist Chris Ume about the time his scarily convincing deepfake of Tom Cruise went viral on TikTok culminating in around 100 million views.
Falsely Accused of Pedophilia Online - Guy Babcock
A vicious troll destroyed Guy Babcock’s reputation by writing hundreds of posts calling him a pedophile. After investigating, he couldn't believe who was behind it.
The Hackers Finding Missing People | Super Users
Robert Sell leads teams of hackers in competitions to find missing people using open source data. He explains how these digital search and rescue operations work.
Fringes / web
Getting to the Bottom of What the 5G Fuss is All About
The claims and conspiracy theories surrounding the launch of 5G networks have been shocking, and mobile phone masts have been torched and engineers assaulted.
A Frank Experience
20,000 Meals a Day At Google - A Frank Experience
Frank Pinello visits Google's headquarters in NYC to see how one of the world’s top tech companies feeds its employees.
Decomposing Bodies to Solve Cold Case Murders
VICE visits the University of South Florida’s Facility for Outdoor Research and Training (FORT) to learn about how studying decomposing bodies in Florida’s subtropical environment helps solve some of the nation’s cold cases.
Let Lee Explain
The Origins of Deepfakes, Explained
VICE Guide To Right Now's Lee explains the origins of deep fakes, what they have to do with porn, and how they could drastically change our understanding of the truth.
Addicted to Bitcoin: The Cryptocurrency Rehab Center
Motherboard goes to Castle Craig Hospital in Scotland, a rehabilitation facility that recently added treatment for cryptocurrency addiction to its gambling rehabilitation program.
State of Repair
The Half Tesla, Half Honda, 100% Electric Hot Rod
Taking old cars and making them better is a part of American culture: the hot rod. In this episode, Jim Belosic takes a 1981 Honda Accord and makes it electric... and very fast.
Soryder — The King of French Bikelife
Soryder is one of France's most famous street riders. We followed this icon of the Bikelife community as a new law came into force, banning stunt riding.
Swimming with a Prosthetic Leg: The Fin
We meet Kevin Vaughan, a 28 year old vet and amputee at home and as he tries his new amphibious water prosthetic, "the fin." We also visit the fin's creator, Todd Goldstein, in his 3D printing lab.
Hyperloop Revolution: The Real Story of its Origins and Future
Motherboard joins the team as they present their prototype to the public and dive deep into the DNA of the Hyperloop—a concept that was developed at their university nearly 40 years ago, and one they continue to build upon.