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
Pop Culture | Jul 11, 2013
A transmedia project surrounding YouTube's first weekly scripted sitcom, MyMusic is genuinely hilarious and deliciously hyper-current. By Emily Eifler
Pop Culture | Jul 03, 2013
Motion graphics artist Matthew DiVito has created a universe of retro-futurist mini-masterpieces that show the way toward the future of Internet art while evoking a sci-fi past. By Emily Eifler
Pop Culture | Jun 30, 2013
An interview on the changing face of YouTube with Karen Kavett, also known as xperpetualmotion, whose channel on crafting, graphic design and general nerdery has garnered over 2.8 million views to date. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Jun 27, 2013
How has the artist's response to injustice changed in the Internet age? An examination of the history of artistic responses to social injustice reveals that most key works are propelled by visibility. By Christian L. Frock
Multimedia | Jun 25, 2013
Award-winning Internet documentary follows "Bear 71" as she navigates a wild now criss-crossed with human development. By Emily Eifler
Pop Culture | Jun 24, 2013
Drinkbox Studios' rich, beautiful game draws its visual style from Mexican culture, and its storyline, characters and motifs from Mexican folklore. By Emily Eifler
Pop Culture | Jun 10, 2013
If you haven't yet discovered PBS' YouTube phenom, and are interested in how the Internet is affecting contemporary art and culture, then you should definitely spend some time watching these wildly creative explorations of online culture. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | May 27, 2013
Filmmaker Brett Novak is turning skateboarding videos into an art form. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | May 25, 2013
YouTube celebrate its 8th birthday with a week full of new comedy videos and a "Big Live Comedy Show". 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.