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
Pop Culture | Sep 29, 2013
I'm Google, the ongoing project of Baltimore artist Dina Kelberman, is a stream of consciousness Tumblr of curated images found online -- and so much more. By Emily Eifler
Pop Culture | Sep 28, 2013
The new trend that's got everyone heated is the rise of celebrities using online crowdfunding platforms, like Kickstarter or Indiegogo, to fund their high-budget passion projects. By Michele Carlson
Multimedia | Sep 25, 2013
ArtsTech had its inaugural event in the Bay Area last Tuesday, September 17 at The Hub in Berkeley. The panel discussion was about anonymity and technology. The crowd was small, but the debate was lively. By Emily Eifler
Pop Culture | Sep 24, 2013
Seemingly endless streams of online images come together on Cloaque. By Emily Eifler
Pop Culture | Aug 25, 2013
Need a reason to stop ignoring art online? Try the HatePlow Tumblr, or Z_D_ as the page is titled, which collects the work of Portland artist Zack Dougherty, who does some provocative things with gifs -- and reality. By Emily Eifler
Aereo is making broadcast TV available over the Internet, so long as you sign up for its tiny antennas. Big broadcasters call this innovation outright theft. Soon, the Supreme Court will decide.
Speech scientist Rupal Patel customizes synthetic voices for people who can't speak. She tells Guy Raz of TED Radio Hour about helping people communicate in a voice that fits their personality.
NPR's Women in Tech month launched with daily Twitter conversations, Newsweek says it found the mysterious founder of Bitcoin, and 30,000 flock to Austin for South by Southwest Interactive.
A Newsweek cover story explores the identity of "Satoshi Nakamoto," the purported founder of the digital currency Bitcoin. Though it's drawn doubt and controversy, Newsweek is standing by its story.
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Women's History Month
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