Pop Culture | May 11, 2013
Hannah Hart brings brings messy reality back into the kitchen in her online series My Drunk Kitchen. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | May 08, 2013
The 2013 Webby Awards are in, providing a vision of the arts in a technological future. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Apr 27, 2013
A new indie game takes non-Euclidian geometry to a whole new dimension. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Apr 16, 2013
The ongoing trails of local video game producer Electronic Arts, following their disastrous SimCity release and the ensuing public backlash. By Emily Eifler
Pop Culture | Apr 09, 2013
Tracing the Slender Man meme from online contest to amateur videos to real-life chills. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Mar 30, 2013
This year's Game Developers Conference just wrapped up and a group of talented individuals and the labors of their work -- groundbreaking and visually stunning games -- are the recipients of a new crop of prestigious gaming-world awards. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Mar 19, 2013
Sigur Rós solicited the creative genius of film makers, directors, and artists to make videos inspired by the songs on their 2012 release Valtari. This video collection is now available, including names like Ragnar Kjartansson, Elle Fanning, Ramin Bahrani, Floria Sigismondi, and many others. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
Multimedia | Mar 17, 2013
A very popular (and free) game brings collective identity and excitement to your smart phone screen. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Mar 14, 2013
Three months after Newtown, a dispersed online community is gathering momentum through creative actions against gun violence. Not always artists per se, but creative nonetheless -- these sometimes accidental activists are unified through the scope of their efforts. By Christian L. Frock
TV | Mar 10, 2013
As viewing platforms change, television programs change as well, growing denser, more complex, and -- interestingly -- more like reading a book. By Emily Eifler
Digital Life : NPR
There is currently no government regulation around the Internet of things, and Security technologist Bruce Schneier fears it will take a disaster for that to change.
NPR's Art Silverman reads a lot of crime thrillers. In the last year, he's noticed "The Internet of Things" seems to being playing a big role as the weapon of choice.
Your friend shares a story on Facebook. You read the headline and you think it's too good to be true, but it looks like it's from a news site. Experts offer tips to help you sniff out fact from fake.
These days, a strong social media presence can say a lot about your identity. Some do social media well — almost flawlessly — to the point where they can become influential enough to use their personal brand to make money. But what happens when a modest dad-type aspires for the allure that comes with having millions of followers? NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Bloomberg reporter Max Chafkin about his month as an "Instagram influencer."
Also on KQED.org this week ...
American Indian Heritage Month
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