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
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
Clean Reader — an app designed to find, block and replace profanity in books — has drawn considerable criticism from authors. This week, makers of the app announced they would no longer sell e-books.
In an effort to connect teenagers with mental health services, New York is testing counseling via text for high school students. They join a growing trend.
Google has been researching the possibility of ranking search results based on established facts. Were this to become the norm, it would have huge implications for future discourse, says Adam Frank.
What's behind the curious food fad of mukbang, or live-streamed broadcasts of people eating endless amounts of food? The genre is so popular in South Korea that its stars pull in $10,000 a month.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
KQED Celebrates Women's History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the richness and diversity of the greater San Francisco Bay Area by commemorating Women's History Month. In March, KQED Public TV 9 and Public Radio 88.5 FM schedule a special lineup of programs focused on themes and issues related to women.
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.