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
Computer scientist Avi Rubin says all our smart devices — cars, phones, even fitness trackers — can be hacked. He warns that our network of connected technology puts us at risk for cyberattacks.
Some police officials say their millennial-aged recruits are so used to communicating using social media that they need training in talking with people face to face.
Every culturally imposed time-logic is an invention, it's something we made up — and we lie to ourselves if we think we can get more out of time, says commentator Adam Frank.
Charities are using virtual reality to immerse people in the plight of refugees and others who need help. Researchers are studying whether it's more effective than other media. And there are skeptics.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Homeless U: How Students Study and Survive on the Streets
As part of its SF Homeless Project, KQED profiles college students who live in cars, couch surf and sneak into campus buildings to spend the night.
Watch Film School Shorts Online
Featuring the best short student films from major institutions like NYU, Columbia University, UCLA, USC and University of Texas, that have wowed audiences at Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Telluride and SXSW.