Multimedia | Dec 12, 2013
Making a "best" games list is boring -- and everybody's doing it -- so why not list the games that inspired the most thought, the most empathy, or the strongest emotional response? By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Nov 16, 2013
Evoking the bygone era of analog pixel snow, that harsh black and white fuzz of a lost channel, Sassoon is creating his own grainy pixel weather using computer-generated moire patterns. By Emily Eifler
Pop Culture | Nov 12, 2013
Classic monsters and classic game play get an update with a gorgeously retro style and the rare appearance of a female lead. By Emily Eifler
Art School | Oct 29, 2013
Meet the creators of a new storytelling platform called Zeega and learn how to make your own interactive video.
Multimedia | Oct 23, 2013
The quintessential Internet artist, McKelvie makes gifs that dissolve and remake themselves, visually recycling as their form morphs. By Emily Eifler
Pop Culture | Oct 23, 2013
The events of 50 years ago unfold in tweets today. By Michele Carlson
Pop Culture | Oct 20, 2013
San Francisco tech guru Merlin Mann and Seattle-based musician John Roderick resurrect the lost art of telephone banter, turning a weekly Skype call into the podcast Roderick on the Line. By Adrienne Blaine
Pop Culture | Oct 16, 2013
Written in the style of a community radio broadcast, and produced like an old-fashioned radio serial, Welcome to Night Vale is a show about the strange goings on in a small desert town -- and is wonderfully at odds with our eyeball-centric culture. By Emily Eifler
Pop Culture | Oct 07, 2013
A subjective list of the most bummer artworks currently available on Amazon Art. By Kristin Farr
Pop Culture | Oct 07, 2013
Five things to ponder about making fine art one-click closer to millions of Amazon shoppers. By Michele Carlson
Digital Life : NPR
Charlie Warzel, who covers technology for BuzzFeed, has written a series of articles about Twitter's response to hate speech. He says the platform's community guidelines are enforced haphazardly.
After he criticized Trump and the alt right, National Review writer David French was bombarded with hateful tweets — including an image of his child in a gas chamber. "It was unbelievable," he says.
A Pew Research Center survey says most Americans on social media are stressed out by online political interactions — and those feelings appear to be bipartisan.
President Obama returned to ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday. He took 140-character admonishments for his dancing, his alleged condiment preferences and someone else's poor choice of conditioner.
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