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
Digital Life : NPR
From Sprunk and Grog to Nuka-Cola and Fountain View, soda machines are everywhere in video games. A researcher says they can serve a dose of nostalgia after the apocalypse.
Researchers analyzed people's photo galleries on Instagram, then asked about their mental health. People who favored darker, grayer photos and filters were more likely to be depressed.
In a face-off between voice entry and typing on a mobile device, voice recognition software performed significantly better. The results held true in both English and Mandarin Chinese.
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