Taking Elon Musk Seriously

From Motherboard. He’s the butt of a thousand jokes, but he’s also the richest person on the planet. How did dreams of exploring space transform into posting? Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Thank You For Your Feedback: CYBER Live

From Motherboard. The community feedback process is an inconvenient annoyance that brings out the worst in people. It is also at the heart of why U.S. cities can’t build new housing or transportation. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Who Is Sam Bankman-Fried, the ‘Savior’ Who Crashed FTX?

From Motherboard. FTX is in bankrupt. Bankman-Fried, the 30-year-old former billionaire, is now worth nothing. Edward Ongweso Jr. and Matthew Gault dissect what happened. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

How Sex Changed the Internet: CYBER Live

From Motherboard. Sex and the internet are tied together forever, no matter how much people want to change that. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Social Media Is Dead: CYBER Live

From Motherboard. What we call social media networks are anything but. Now that they’re beginning to unravel, we should ask what it would take to create social media for people, not advertisers. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Why Concert Tickets Are So Expensive: CYBER Live

From Motherboard. Thanks to a monopoly and an algorithm, you’re never going to get cheap tickets to a concert ever again. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Watching Facebook Burn: CYBER live

From Motherboard. Facebook has lost $800 billion in the last few months. Mark Zuckerberg is building a metaverse no one wants. Regulators are closing in and Apple is tightening the noose. Is this the end of Facebook? Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the…

The Killer Robot Future Is Already Here: CYBER Live

From Motherboard. Motherboard is live, talking with journalist Kelsey Atherton about the use of AI and robotic weapons. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Nuclear War 101: Cyber Live

From Motherboard. Motherboard is live, talking about nuclear weapons with the Arms Control Wonk, Jeffrey Lewis. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

This Company Is Keeping Electric Cars Running

From Motherboard. An electric vehicle is no good if you can’t charge it. For ChargerHelp! co-founders Kameale Terry and Evette Ellis, the problem of broken EV charging stations presents a new business opportunity. Contracting with utilities and business, ChargerHelp! trains and deploys technicians to quickly diagnose and repair problems with charging stations. Terry and Ellis spoke to Motherboard about why broken…

How Corporations and Governments Use Games to Control Us: CYBER Live

From Motherboard. In this live recording of the CYBER podcast, Motherboard’s Matthew Gault discusses author Adrian Hon’s new book "You’ve Been Played: How Corporations, Governments, and Schools Use Games to Control Us All." Get the book here: https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/adrian-hon/youve-been-played/9781541600171/ Subscribe to CYBER: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cyber/id1441708044 Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram:…

Chess Grandmaster Maxim Dlugy Admitted to Cheating on Chess.com, Emails Show: CYBER LIVE

From Motherboard. In this live recording of the CYBER podcast, Motherboard’s Matthew Gault and Jason Koebler discuss this breaking story: https://www.vice.com/en/article/z34qz8/chess-grandmaster-maxim-dlugy-admitted-to-cheating-on-chesscom-emails-show Dlugy, who is one of Hans Niemann’s coaches and was recently namedropped by Magnus Carlsen, cheated in his own tournaments in 2017 and 2020, according to emails he exchanged with Chess.com. Subscribe to CYBER:…

US Military Bought Mass Monitoring Tool That Includes Internet Browsing, Email Data: CYBER Live

From Motherboard. In this live recording of the CYBER podcast, Motherboard’s Matthew Gault and Joseph Cox discuss this breaking story: https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3pnkw/us-military-bought-mass-monitoring-augury-team-cymru-browsing-email-data The “Augury” platform includes highly sensitive network data that Team Cymru, a private company, is selling to the military. “It’s everything. There’s nothing else to capture except the smell of electricity,” one cybersecurity expert…

Professional Hacker on How to Get Paid What You’re Worth

From Motherboard. Katie Moussouris is an entrepreneurial hacker who helped the U.S. Department of Defense launch "Hack the Pentagon." Now the founder and CEO of Luta Security, she also started the Pay Equity Now Foundation to fight for fair pay. Speaking to Motherboard from the Black Hat hacker conference in Las Vegas, Moussouris talks about…

The Woman Exposing The Most Polluted Cities in America

From Motherboard. Davida Herzl is an entrepreneur who innovated a new way to measure air pollution at hyperlocal levels — she put the monitoring systems on cars. Now Aclima’s technology is deployed in cities around the world and is changing our understanding of how pollution moves through the urban environment. Supported by Upwork. Subscribe to…

How Crypto is Driving the Ransomware Epidemic | Cryptoland Roundtable

From Motherboard. Ransomware—when criminals lock up a computer system and demand cryptocurrency from victims—is hitting hospitals, pipelines, and schools. In this Cryptoland roundtable, VICE News’s Krishna Andavolu talks to Motherboard’s cybersecurity reporters Lorenzo Franceschi Bicchierai and Joseph Cox as well as cybersecurity expert Runa Sandvik to discuss how crypto both contributed to the ransomware epidemic,…

The Best Games of the Twenty-Tens

From Motherboard. Dexter counts down the Top 10 video games of the 2010s. Will your favorite make the cut? Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Why Sex Workers Are Turning to Crypto | Cryptoland Roundtable

From Motherboard. Sex workers were some of the earliest adopters of Bitcoin, using crypto out of necessity when traditional banks and financial institutions cut them off. They are the "unbanked," but is crypto a solution or merely a Band-Aid? In this Cryptoland roundtable, VICE News’s Krishna Andavolu sits down with Motherboard’s Sam Cole and sex…

How Life Went Online During The Pandemic

From Motherboard. A look back at the last year of gaming. How the pandemic transformed the way we play and why the gaming industry won big while we were locked down. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Can A Crypto Utopia Really Exist? | Cryptoland Roundtable

From Motherboard. From Liberland, to Puerto Rico, to El Salvador, people around the world are turning to the blockchain to create their own visions of crypto utopias. But what happens when crypto meets the real world, and can crypto utopias really exist? Should they? In this Cryptoland roundtable, VICE News talk to Motherboard’s Edward Ongweso…

How Streamers Can Make Games Explode

From Motherboard. Find out why some of gaming’s biggest failures are actually more important than the hits. We head to the World Video Game Hall of Fame to get schooled by the masters. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Is Bitcoin Bad for the Environment? | Cryptoland Roundtable

From Motherboard. Bitcoin mining is booming, and it uses a ton of energy. Mining businesses today are flocking anywhere they can get cheap energy, and promising to make efforts to be more green. In this Cryptoland roundtable, VICE News’s Krishna Andavolu sits down with Alice Hines from VICE News, Motherboard’s Audrey Carleton, and Digiconomist’s Alex…

The Economics Behind Esports

From Motherboard. What’s one billion dollars really worth? Dexter investigates the economics of the esports bubble and finds out how people behind the scenes get used by an explosive industry. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

The Risky New Frontier of Defi and Altcoins | Cryptoland Roundtable

From Motherboard. Today’s crypto landscape is a far cry from the days when there was just Bitcoin. In this roundtable panel, VICE News’s Krishna Andavolu talks to Motherboard’s Edward Ongweso Jr, Litecoin founder Charlie Lee, and Cybersecurity expert David Guido to talk about the new, high risk trading business of altcoins, the emergence of DeFi,…

You Can Blame Mortal Kombat for ESRB Ratings

From Motherboard. RESET explores the history of regulation in gaming from Pong to Mortal Kombat. Maybe it wasn’t game content that needed to be regulated, but instead gamers themselves? Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Regulating the Future of Bitcoin Mining | Cryptoland Roundtable

From Motherboard. In 2021, China made the sweeping decision to ban Bitcoin and Bitcoin mining. That decision kicked off a migration of mining businesses to other countries including the US. In this roundtable panel VICE News’s Krishna Andavolu talks to Motherboard’s Jordan Pearson and Neeraj Agrawal of Coincenter to discuss what this ban means for…

How Mods Redefined Playing The Sims | Reset

From Motherboard. Who gets to be a gamer? Did you choose that game or did it choose you? The rise of the gamer bro and how Black SIMS fans changed the game for everyone. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Is The US Army Esports Team a Recruitment Tool? | Reset

From Motherboard. Find out how the U.S. Army uses video games to recruit new soliders. Dexter trains with the Army esports team at Fort Knox. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

You Should “Be Your Own Bank” | Cryptoland Roundtable

From Motherboard. Investing in crypto is becoming easier thanks to third party services and wallets. But while investing becomes more accessible to the masses, some worry that the privacy that comes with wallets controlled by individuals is becoming a thing of the past. In this roundtable panel, VICE News’s Krishna Andavolu sits down with Motherboard’s…

How the Army Uses Virtual Reality for Combat Training

From Motherboard. Uncover the secret history of the relationship between the U.S. military and the video game industry. Dexter tries a VR treatment for vets experiencing PTSD. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

The Fight To Preserve Video Game History | Reset

From Motherboard. Dexter unearths a lost successor to NBA Jam and plays it for the first time in 30 years. Plus, meet the people dedicated to preserving video games and gaming culture. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Round One, Fight: A Snapshot Of FGC History | Reset

From Motherboard. Find out what makes the fighting game community so unique amongst other gamer groups. Dexter battles an FGC legend and talks to two up and comers looking to change the game. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Liberland: The Libertarian Crypto Micronation in Eastern Europe | CRYPTOLAND Episode 8

From Motherboard. All over the world, the crypto-wealthy are looking to create blockchain utopias that critics say are just the latest example of colonialism. In this episode of Cryptoland, Motherboard takes you to ‘Floating Man,’ a wild multi-day festival for believers in Liberland, a Bitcoin-powered micronation located in a contested patch of land between Croatia…

Ransomware Is Everywhere. Can It Be Stopped? | CRYPTOLAND Episode 6

From Motherboard. All over the world, criminals are locking up important computer systems and demanding crypto as a ransom. So-called ransomware is officially an epidemic, and cryptocurrencies sit at the nexus of the crisis. In this episode of Cryptoland, Motherboard sifts through the fallout of a ransomware attack at schools in Afton, Missouri, and our…

Sex Workers Banned From Banks Turn to Crypto | CRYPTOLAND Episode 5

From Motherboard. Crypto is often said to be a lifeline for people who are blocked from mainstream finance, and one community in particular has embraced its potential: sex workers. Sex workers routinely face discrmination from banks, credit card companies, and payment services, and so some performers—and startups—have turned to the blockchain. But is it a…

What NASA’s Rovers Have Found on Mars

From Motherboard. NASA’s Curiosity Rover has discovered signs of water, climbed mountains, and is continuing to chug along on its journey to discover all it can about the Red Planet. This bold expedition began more than a decade ago, and over the years the robot has captured the imagination, and hearts, of the world. Motherboard’s…

What Is Bitcoin’s Impact on the Environment?

From Motherboard. Bitcoin uses as much energy as a small country to secure the blockchain. Is crypto mining strengthening America’s power grid and hastening the transition to renewables, or propping up the ailing fossil fuel industry while making the climate crisis worse? It depends on who you ask. Follow Motherboard to West Texas, which is…

Where Are the Earliest Bitcoin Investors Now?

From Motherboard. In 2013, one of the earliest Bitcoin conferences was held in San Jose, when one Bitcoin was worth $118. Now, 1 BTC goes for nearly $40,000, and the cryptocurrency industry has minted a new class of millionaires and billionaires with grand aspirations for the industry and the power it wields. In this episode…

Searching for Earth-Ending Asteroids

From Motherboard. While they have caused catastrophic destruction on the past, asteroids are also thought to be key ingredients for new life, explains Bill Bottke of the Southwest Research Institute. In addition to mapping when the next asteroid will be on a crash course with Earth, Bottke and his team are launching a mission that…

Building the World’s Largest Optical Telescope

From Motherboard. In an arid Chilean desert, scientists are building the world’s “biggest eye on the sky.” We speak to Michele Cirasuolo and Suzanne Ramsay of the European Southern Observatory. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Transplanting Pig Organs into Humans | TechnoLogic

From Motherboard. Late last year, Dr. Robert Montogomery and his team at NYU performed the first ever pig-to-human kidney transplant. Even more recently, a pig heart was put into a person for the first time. The U.S is facing a donor organ crisis, and this technology could potentially save millions of human lives. But there…

The Ocean Worlds of Outer Space

From Motherboard. Water is necessary for life, at least here on Earth. But could the same be true for the subsurface oceans on distant moons like Europa and Enceladus? And what about the methane seas of Titan? Could these be home to life as we don’t know it? Motherboard’s Becky Ferreira speaks with Jonathan Lunine,…

How to Search for Aliens | Space Show

From Motherboard. Ann Marie Cody is a research scientist with SETI who combs the universe looking for hints that we might not be alone. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

This DIY Motorcycle Runs on Swamp Gas

From Motherboard. When it comes to the international energy market and the distribution of gas by large commercial companies, sustainability is not always a main priority. So how can we as consumers address this dilemma? In this episode of State of Repair, Motherboard goes to Arnhem, a city in the Netherlands, to meet with Gijs.…

These Scientists Are Altering Weather to Fight Droughts | TechnoLogic

From Motherboard. Cloud seeding has been around for almost a century, touted for its ability to increase rain and snowfall in drought-stricken regions. Governments have spent billions on these weather-modifying projects, despite scant evidence that the technology actually increased precipitation. Now, scientists finally have proof that cloud seeding works. But can weather modification ever escape…

Flying 15 Million Miles Away from Earth | Space Show

From Motherboard. Launched in 1977 to tour the outer planets of the solar system, the two Voyager spacecraft are now the farthest human made objects from Earth and the first to actually leave the solar system. Mission scientists share insights about what it took to first get Voyager launched, and how they keep 45-year-old spacecraft…

How Outer Space Can Evolve Humanity | Space Show

From Motherboard. A look at the life-charging transformation that happens when space travelers witness Earth from orbit. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardvice More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

The Hunt for Brain-Based Addiction Treatments | TechnoLogic

From Motherboard. Despite stereotypes about willpower and morality, in the United States, the scientific consensus is that addiction is a brain disorder. We spoke to neuroscientists about what that means, how drugs really change our brains, and the search for brain-based addiction treatments. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/…

You Can Ride A Balloon to the Stratosphere (for $125K) | Space Show

From Motherboard. Space Perspectives offers a new way for tourists to view the Earth from way up. Instead of using rockets or space planes, the company has designed a pressurized capsule that rides under a hydrogen-filled balloon all the way up to 100,000 feet.  Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram:…

After the Collapse of Arecibo | Space Show

From Motherboard. In this episode of The Space Show, Becky speaks with Abel Mendez, Director of the Planetary Habitability Laboratory at the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo, and some of his students, about what the loss of the iconic radio telescope means for science and the people who live and work at Arecibo. Subscribe…

The Future of Medicine: CRISPR, Drug Prices & Gene Therapy

From Motherboard. 01:55 Future of Medicine 14:06 Future of healing 27:14 Future of Diagnosis 38:08 Future of Babies 49:36 Future of Drugs What Happens Next examines the future as we confront massive technological transformations in central aspects of daily life. In this episode, we focus on water, food, work, driving, meat, and fact. What Happens…

Why The Internet Needs The Navajo | Still Connecting

From Motherboard. It’s not just that the Navajo need the internet – the internet needs the Navajo. It’s estimated that 7 out of 10 households on rural tribal lands have absolutely no internet connection. Why is this, when you can drive just a few minutes off the reservation and get full access to broadband and…