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
Digital Life : NPR
Computer scientist Avi Rubin says all our smart devices — cars, phones, even fitness trackers — can be hacked. He warns that our network of connected technology puts us at risk for cyberattacks.
Some police officials say their millennial-aged recruits are so used to communicating using social media that they need training in talking with people face to face.
Every culturally imposed time-logic is an invention, it's something we made up — and we lie to ourselves if we think we can get more out of time, says commentator Adam Frank.
Charities are using virtual reality to immerse people in the plight of refugees and others who need help. Researchers are studying whether it's more effective than other media. And there are skeptics.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Homeless U: How Students Study and Survive on the Streets
As part of its SF Homeless Project, KQED profiles college students who live in cars, couch surf and sneak into campus buildings to spend the night.
Watch Film School Shorts Online
Featuring the best short student films from major institutions like NYU, Columbia University, UCLA, USC and University of Texas, that have wowed audiences at Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Telluride and SXSW.