Multimedia | Dec 09, 2011
A San Francisco Bay Area guide for shopping locally and artsy this holiday season. By Marie K Lee
Multimedia | Nov 05, 2011
There are the personal blogs, running from the diaristic to the professional, and the blogs that act as visual archives and news bulletins, posting about the larger cultural climate of arts and photography. By Carmen Winant
Multimedia | Oct 29, 2011
Playing with the newest issue of Once, I suddenly saw the appeal of the iPad itself, which up until then I had been pretty skeptical of. The transitions are smooth, you can view the images without text for as long as you want and the possibilities for interactive features seem almost endless. By Lizzy Acker
Pop Culture | Aug 25, 2011
The future, at least some components of it as envisioned by the science fiction writers of yesterday, is definitely upon us. Here are 7 surprising examples of future technologies that are with us today. By Rachel Foster
Multimedia | Aug 13, 2011
At Exploratorium's ColorFest, glowing control panels draw visitors from station to station as they manipulate filters, press buttons, and call their friends over to compare opinions. By Sarah Hotchkiss
TV | Jun 23, 2011
IFC's Young, Broke & Beautiful brings Broke Ass Stuart's website to TV. By Mirabelle Korn
Multimedia | Jun 01, 2011
The highlights (in our opinion) of news in the arts world -- this week, the Shoreline turns 25, a couple of comedians are making funny headlines, and some tranny-worthy costumes are being auctioned. By Marie K Lee
Multimedia | May 25, 2011
The highlights (in our opinion) of news in the arts world -- this week, the momentum for Tales of the City continues to build, a renowned sculptor passes away, and Lady Gaga makes more news. By Marie K Lee
Multimedia | May 18, 2011
The highlights (in our opinion) of news in the arts world -- this week, Student Oscar nominations are announced, Weiwei is alive, and Lady Gaga is winning the Twitter popularity contest. By Marie K Lee
Multimedia | May 11, 2011
The highlights (in our opinion) of news in the arts world -- this week, Weiwei remains imprisoned, SFJazz starts building their new home, and tons of theatrical tidbits including new season announcements. By Marie K Lee
Caleb "Kai" McGillvary became an Internet sensation in February with his colorful account of how he helped save a California utility worker who was being beaten by another man. Now, McGillvary is charged in the murder of a lawyer in New Jersey.
This week in San Francisco, Google held its annual developers conference. It was there that the search industry giant laid out its vision for its future and ours.
The new Google Maps features tailor-made results based on users' habits and search histories. The features were made possible by the revisions Google made to its privacy policies last year, a change that removed most of the barriers between its various services.
Sheikh Abdul Latif Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh said anyone using social media sites — and especially Twitter — "has lost this world and his afterlife." Many Saudis have turned to social media sites for news and to discuss issues they might otherwise not be able to bring up.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
We Need You!
Volunteer during our current on-air radio fundraising drive. It's a great way to support KQED Radio with your time. You can really make a difference!
Enter the New "ImageMakers" Screening Room
Enjoy films from present and past seasons of KQED's short independent film series, divided into Animation, Comedy, Drama, and Suspense.