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
The notion of receiving nutrition advice from artificial intelligence on your wrist may seem like science fiction. But health developers are betting this kind of behavior will become the norm.
Watchmakers have long thrived by selling timepieces that will be cherished as family heirlooms. But, if pragmatism rendered the pocket watch obsolete, what happens when watches become computers?
The Apple II watch, designed by 24-year-old DJ Harrigan, is meant to parody the new Apple Watch and show what wearables might have looked like in the 1980s. But he says he probably wouldn't wear one.
These days, all it takes to start a protest is a cell phone, says professor Zeynep Tufekci. But does the ease of social media impede social movements from making big gains?
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"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.