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
Multimedia | Aug 20, 2013
Seeking funding for Crash Course, their popular educational YouTube channel, the Vlogbrothers launched Subbable, a unique hybrid of Kickstarter and the old fashioned pledge drive. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Aug 18, 2013
The artist/filmmaker's latest project involves forwarding personal emails from a group of celebs organized around weekly themes. By Michele Carlson
Art Review | Aug 13, 2013
Unleashing real social behavior on the web, with Rhizome's downloadable web app, We See In Every Direction, you may never surf alone again. By Emily Eifler
Pop Culture | Aug 05, 2013
Asthmatic waiter Craig Benzine's YouTube channels have grown in popularity and proliferated. So what's all the fuss about? By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Jul 28, 2013
With recent layoffs in the locally grown social game industry, the Bay Area seems to have lost its luster. Is the problem just a fickle market that has moved on to the next digital whirly-gig? By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Jul 13, 2013
Developing a sticker app using my own art was surprisingly easy. Seeing the app in action has been mind blowing. By Kristin Farr
Smartphones and the Internet have made it easier than ever for people to share photos of their friends, family, pets and children. But sharing personal photos raises technological and ethical questions. Fresh Air tech contributor Alexis Madrigal recently became a father and has some tips for navigating the world of online photo sharing.
The Swapper, a sci-fi puzzle video game, has you, and your clones, trying to find out what happened to a derelict space station. You start seeing those clones as more than just drones. Are they me? Are they alive? What happens when they disappear? Or when they die?
Since the rollout of HealthCare.gov, many have wondered whether a private company could have avoided the federal site's many pitfalls. Oregon took that route, hiring Silicon Valley titan Oracle to create its state insurance exchange. But two months after its scheduled launch, the website is still not working.
David Risher, who helped Amazon become an online retail behemoth, has set his sights on a new frontier: global literacy. Using e-readers and cellphone apps, Risher's nonprofit, Worldreader, brings books to students in literature-starved communities.
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