Motherboard travels the world to uncover the tech and science stories that define what's coming next for this quickly-evolving planet of ours.
A SMARTER GUN [44 MIN | 2017]
The players behind the movement to create smart guns that only fire in the hands of approved users, are blocked at every turn. A Smarter Gun, an original documentary investigation from VICE’s tech channel Motherboard, is the story of why.
INHUMAN KIND [29 MIN | 2015]
WEBBY AWARD WINNER
A Motherboard feature documentary about the evolving relationship between humans and robots, and what AI in machines bodes for the future of war and the human race.
ISLAND OF THE APES [17 MIN | 2014]
The story of Liberia’s 'Monkey Island,' an area inhabited solely by former lab tested chimpanzees who survived disease and two civil wars.
long shot [24 MIN | 2013]
Motherboard correspondent Derek Mead gets a back country crash course in the Precision Guided Firearm, a high tech self aiming rifle that allows beginners to kill at extreme distances, while trying to untangle an increasingly knotty firearms debate in light of this newfound gamification of killing.
CLICK. PRINT. GUN. [24 MIN | 2013]
WEBBY AWARD WINNER
Cody R Wilson has figured out how to print a semi-automatic rifle from the comfort of his own home. Now he's putting all the information online so that others will join him. MOTHERBOARD sat down with Cody in Austin, Texas to talk about the constitution, the legal system, and to watch him make and test-fire a 3D-printed gun.
STILL LIFE [36 MIN | 2014]
Some say Dr. Alejandro Hernández Cárdenas' brew brings the dead back to life. A documentary on life, death, and an unassuming Mexican dentist whose proprietary chemical formula rehydrates corpses for identification.
SPACED OUT: SPACE BEAR HUNTER [8 MIN | 2012]
Tardigrades or "Water Bears" are the only creatures that can survive the extreme conditions in the vacuum of outer space, and amateur naturalist Mike Shaw is obsessed with them.
Free The Network [31 MIN | 2012]
Motherboard's documentary on Occupy Wall Street, hacktivism, and the hackers trying to build a distributed network for the Occupy movement and beyond.