Gaza Sderot: life in spite of everthing

Gaza Sderot, a project by arte.tv, is a powerful, interactive online documentary about everyday life in two cities torn by war. We learn how the people’s lives are intertwined. It’s an important reminder and meaningful departure from the regular news of…

The { } And - Skin Deep

The And documentary is part of a series of works by collective The Skin Deep, headed under director Topaz Adizes as part of an effort to help examine and reframe the human condition in a post-digital age. The digital’s effect on how we relate…

Personal Manifesto: the Amoebic Medium

As an undergrad a sensitive awareness of how technical limitations and the particularities of the construction of some hardware kindled as we learned of the various hacks different pioneers formulated to make the most of very limited hardware power. We…

Do we really need journalists?

We don’t need journalists anymore. Who needs those annoying creatures on the street, on the city hall, on the archives, when information is now massive and can be found online? Who needs reporters when we can code smart efficient bots that are…

This documentary knows me well – A review of Do not track

Have you ever used a documentary? I hadn’t until I came across Do not track last summer.  The web project started collecting my data to offer me a personalized experience to understand more about privacy on the Internet and the not-so-transparent…

Nam Le’s The Boat

The first feeling you get when you step into this interactive website is the immediate onset of seasickness. The feeling of being thrown around in the waves as a storm blows around you. Everything is in black and gray- and…

Telling a Story in a Single Image – Tips from a Photojournalist

The saying goes that a picture tells a thousand words. And in the case of this blog that is the truth. Felipe Passolas is a photojouralist who travels the world looking for the unusual in the stories that grab you…

How Search Works

How Search Works is an interactive information graphic that explains the way search engines filter 60 trillion individual pages to find the specific thing you are looking for. How Search Works breaks down the process from the back end to…