- The Shorty Awards - Honoring the best of social media
The Shorty Awards honor the best people and organizations on social media, culminating in a blockbuster ceremony in New York City.
- Introducing Dagmar Studios – Helena Price
I decided last year that it was time for me to build a company. It’s been quietly running for a few months now, but today it’s open to the public.
- Bridging the gap: How news organisations can better collaborate between departments
Project management skills can be helpful when translating expectations between people with different backgrounds.
- WWDC 2017 Lightbox
I wanted to create something of a keepsake for each of the other members of our team as a personal gift to each of them. I’ve always loved the aesthetic of the Apple Design Award, and wanted to create something of an homage to that design, but using my favourite material: wood.
- The Strange History of One of the Internet's First Viral Videos
You’ve seen the video. Everyone on the internet has. A man sits in a cubicle and pounds his keyboard in frustration. A few seconds later, the Angry Man picks up the keyboard and swings it like a baseball bat at his screen—it’s an old PC from the ’90s, with a big CRT monitor—whacking it off the desk. A frightened coworker’s head pops up over the cubicle wall, just in time to watch the Angry Man get up and kick the monitor across the floor. Cut to black.
- That time Buddy Holly called the record company to ask for his songs back (and recorded the call)
On February 28th, 1957, Buddy Holly placed a call to Decca Records. At the time, he assumed he had been dropped by the label. According to the terms of his original contract, Holly couldn’t rerecord any songs he taped while with the company for another five years—a lifetime in the music business. One of the songs Buddy was trying to get back was “That’ll Be the Day.”
- Nukemap: interactive map of potential nuclear bombing fatalities
In these troubled times, Alex Wellerstein's interactive Nukemap allows users to survey the damage of various kinds of nuclear bombs aimed at major cities worldwide. In this example, a typical Chinese nuke hitting downtown Los Angeles would kill 1.3 million and injure another 3 million.
- PRINCE: Live on the Big Screen Concert Event Announced
A new concert film and live experience featuring unreleased audio/video of Prince, accompanied live on stage by his musical collaborators.
- Seal Under Investigation for Forcible Kissing and Groping
Seal is under investigation for sexual battery after he allegedly groped and forcibly kissed a former neighbor, TMZ reports.
- Distracted in 2016? Reboot Your Phone with Mindfulness
- How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist
- Is the Answer to Phone Addiction a Worse Phone?
In an effort to break my smartphone addiction, I’ve joined a small group of people turning their phone screens to grayscale — cutting out the colors and going with a range of shades from white to black. First popularized by the tech ethicist Tristan Harris, the goal of sticking to shades of gray is to make the glittering screen a little less stimulating.
- Typography on the Subway: A Trip Around the World
- ONE LAST BEAT
One Last Beat is a homemade interactive* story about a regular guy who tries to give his life a meaning just some seconds before dying.
- Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert
- Svårt för SVT att hitta dokumentärer när Netflix sopar rent
SVT har fått allt svårare att ta hem de mest eftertraktade dokumentärfilmerna. Nu är det strömningsjättar som Netflix och HBO som styr marknaden.
Learning Web Audio by Recreating The Works of Steve Reich and Brian Eno.
- Efter succén med Bodyflight – nu startar Micha Velasco VR-centeret Vrex
- Lägg inte ödet i Zuckerbergs händer | Malin Ekman | SvD
Om det inte var tydligt tidigare så står det nu utom tvivel att varje ansvarsfull publicist gör klokt i att inte lägga sitt öde i Mark Zuckerbergs händer.