Erin makes a lot of transactions. Her pursuit to unlock information is at least mostly for good, not evil. She currently resides in NYC.
BOUND: The U.K.'s Porn Filter Blocks More Than Sex: LGBT, Feminist Groups Targeted

BOUND: The U.K.’s Porn Filter Blocks More Than Sex: LGBT, Feminist Groups Targeted

In May, I traveled to London to visit with Mistress Itzi, Mistress Slide, Jim Killoch and Miranda Suit. Now normally, I just publish the video and let the content speak for itself but I just wanted to say a few things: the right to privately view content on the internet...
Fast Company: Profiling Transgender Activist and Writer Janet Mock

Fast Company: Profiling Transgender Activist and Writer Janet Mock

I was fortunate enough to sit down with the ever lovely Janet Mock to discuss her book “Redefining Realness,” old vs new media representation of the trans* community and how the internet has revolutionized marginalized communities ability to get their story out there and on their own terms. Big ups to Joe...
A City on Fire - a short documentary

A City on Fire – a short documentary

Scary, dark and true to form, this a story about  a group of young firefighters waging the daily battle against a city that is always on fire. And some stills from the piece:                      
Click, Print, Gun: The Inside Story of the 3D-Printed Gun Movement

Click, Print, Gun: The Inside Story of the 3D-Printed Gun Movement

  Being a 3D-printing novice, I was once somewhat skeptical of the promise behind what’s being billed as a truly game-changing technology. I saw Makerbot CEO Bre Pettis on the cover of Wired in late September, and while the novelty of the process incited wonder in my inner 10-year-old, I...
The Gut-Wrenching Saga of Shoenice

The Gut-Wrenching Saga of Shoenice

This was made for the VICE Original Youtube Series My Life Online. Original Text by Dan Stuckey. _ Bottles of cleaning fluid and painter’s caulk usually have their own fair share of fatal warning stickers, which is why I’ve never been to the ER for an eating-related stunt. But that...
First Animal to Survive in Space

First Animal to Survive in Space

Watch my ep of Spaced Out! Mike Shaw is a quiet unassuming man in love with the wilderness. He also knows far more about tardigrades then almost anyone. These microscopic creatures, whose name comes from the German for “slow walker,” and who are sometimes called “water bears,” after their bear-like...
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Tardigrades Strike Back (with a little help from Mike Shaw)

Tardigrades Strike Back (with a little help from Mike Shaw)

“The First Animal to Survive in Space” struck a chord with the internet. Often, we here at Motherboard are not ever sure of why something pieces sail into the stratosphere while others remain cast away like an old teddy bear prize at Coney Island. With 9 million views and counting and over 20,000 comments Motherboard...
The Space Composer - the Week in Photos

The Space Composer – the Week in Photos

Synopsis: Meet Robert Alexander. Alexander has a background in media arts but now works for a NASA research group that studies the eccentricities of our closest star. As a composer, he has created grand orchestral pieces from solar data. He is using some of that knowledge to explore data analysis through sound, trying to find...
SURFING DOGS!

SURFING DOGS!

We all love dogs. But here at The Cute Show, we REALLY love dogs. When you add in the fact that these dogs can surf… well, our cold little VICE hearts just about broke during this shoot. So please enjoy one of the most talent-filled episodes of the Really-Fucking-Cute Show, “Surfing Dogs!” Shot on site...
The Silent Dish - The Tale of the Doomed Green Bank Telescope

The Silent Dish – The Tale of the Doomed Green Bank Telescope

In final installment of Spaced Out: The Silent Dish, Motherboard travels to remote West Virginia to get the scoop on the fate of the Green Bank Telescope (GBT), the world’s largest fully steerable radio telescope. Watch Motherboard’s season finale of Spaced Out: The Silent Dish here: Located within the National Radio Quiet Zone, a 13,000...
Nigerian Pygmy Goats!

Nigerian Pygmy Goats!

Rehoboth, Massachusetts is just a hop, skip, and jump away from NYC so we when we heard that our pal’s family farm had just acquired three baby pygmy goats (easily one of the top ten cutest animals of all time), we set out to meet them ASAP. The goats, named Morning, Noon, and Night, were...
Justin Warner Makes a Salad for the Apocalypse

Justin Warner Makes a Salad for the Apocalypse

My good pal @yeatons made this as a pilot for his very kickass show – HOT PLATES Check out the video here: Copy by Sean Yeaton. Justin Warner may be a Food Network Star now, but he’s been getting the attention of New York’s trendy (if capricious) tastebuds from his Bed Stuy, Brooklyn restaurant Do...
Experimental Music with Dan Deacon

Experimental Music with Dan Deacon

Here is the pilot ep for the series I am producing – Experimental Music with Dan Deacon It was 3pm when we got word that Dan Deacon wanted to hang out with Motherboard. We’d just finished shooting giant telescopes in West Virginia (shhh spoilers!) but we knew it would be worth it to make the...
Picnic Table

Picnic Table

Summary : Roe takes a job at a small Insurance Company in a town he has never been to before. As early as his first day he starts to recognize that this town is weighed down by an eerie coating of revenge, denial and delusion. Although an outsider, Roe finds himself tangled up in the...
The Cute Show - Sugargliders!

The Cute Show – Sugargliders!

While tech and “the internet” is totally my jam the role of producer of a certain show has fallen to me. This show is called “THE CUTE SHOW” and it comprises 3 – 5 minutes of #cuteporn. Here is a new episode, to be honest I think the host is wayyyy cuter then the animals...
Free the Network - Full Vid

Free the Network – Full Vid

I thought it was time to put the whole vid on this site. More videos coming soon!
Free the Network - 30 Minute Documentary about the Battle to Control the Internet

Free the Network – 30 Minute Documentary about the Battle to Control the Internet

The doc that I have been working on since September 20th (3 days into the Occupation) is live!!! Available on MOTHERBOARD & VICE & CNN (excerpt) What a wild ride. Here is the text for the piece: You’re on the Internet. What does that mean? Most likely, it means one of a handful of telecommunications providers is middlemanning your information from...
Free the Network - Trailer

Free the Network – Trailer

For the past 6 months my colleague Brian Anderson and I have been making a film about Technology. Part occupy, part open source, and all Motherboard we are finally about finished with it. Master Editor (Chris O’Coin) whipped up this trailer for us to send out. The film premieres March 22 in NYC. You can read Brian’s...