Multimedia | Apr 14, 2014
Sometimes it's OK to wait for the bugs to get worked out before jumping into new tech. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Mar 30, 2014
A new study finds what we've known for a while now: the video game industry is sexist. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Mar 27, 2014
How one music afficionado came to terms with the Oakland Internet radio giant. By Jonathan Curiel
Multimedia | Mar 25, 2014
The annual gathering of game makers, marketers and thinkers was March 17-21 in San Francisco. With numerous talks and new game demos, these are three highlights from the five-day fest. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Mar 09, 2014
A handful on online games that you can play right now -- for free. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Feb 02, 2014
Act One of Tim Schafer and Double Fine's Broken Age was released this week. The game raised 3 million for development on Kickstarter and has been the subject of intense scrutiny. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Jan 31, 2014
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Multimedia | Jan 14, 2014
How local producer Roman Mars turned a weekly 4 1/2 minute radio program about design and architecture into one of the most popular podcasts in the country. By Adrienne Blaine
Multimedia | Jan 08, 2014
On and offline tips for how to be a better you in 2014. By Emily Eifler
Multimedia | Jan 07, 2014
If you're the kind of intellectual -- ahem, nerd -- who enjoys correcting other people's grammar and lecturing strangers about proper word choice, you'll find a kindred spirit in Slate's Senior Producer, Mike Vuolo, whose podcast about language, Lexicon Valley, champions your kind. By Adrienne Blaine
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?
As Apple's smart watch goes on sale, there are some big questions about the whole idea of the wrist watch as a computer, including whether consumers come to see them as a luxury or a necessity.
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.