11 photographers and 11 writers look at 11 crises and try to figure out how we should talk about them. The results are some pretty incredible journalism. Crisis? is the biggest digital photojournalistic publication in Finland. It’s published by photography collective 11, Kaskas Media, and eleven young Finnish writers.
The past year has seen the launch and growth of some fascinating new media entities -- both platforms and services -- including Andrew Sullivan's Daily Dish, Medium, the crowdfunded Matter project, Paul Carr's NSFW Corp. and Holland's De Correspondent, to name a few. And this week we saw another being born, with the launch of former Wall Street Journal…
If you took Geocities, dressed it stovepipe jeans, combed back its hair, and strapped it to a smartphone, it might look like Adsy, a soon-to-launch app from a London-based startup that is raising money on Kickstarter.
Adsy has the very simple proposition of letting you create mobile Web apps from a mobile browser with just touches and gestures. All you do is open the app maker, choose your images and backgrounds, add and style some text, paste on some buttons, and then use your finger to “paint” links – to pictures, to other pages, to phone numbers – onto the app.
Medium rearranged the furniture yesterday and in doing so changed the way we should look at the whole house.
It’s not just that founder and CEO Evan Williams has finally declared Medium to be a "platform not a publication" – an important distinction that was revealed in a correction note on a Fast Company article. And it’s not just the fancy new clothes that “Medium 1.0” comes dressed in, which include full-bleed cover photos and new layout options.
I was looking around on the Wordpress theme blog and it started snowing ...
I wondered if I could do it, and after giving up trying to figure it out from the html code, I came across this :-
It’s an annual WordPress.com holiday tradition: as of December 1st, you can have snow falling on your site! While the real stuff might be hard to deliver via The Interwebz, our special snow will fall gracefully down your screen wherever you are.
Medium, the online writing platform launched by former Twitter CEO Evan Williams, has come under some criticism in the past for not really knowing what it wants to be when it grows up. But one thing Williams has made clear is that he wants it to be a place where beautiful long-form writing can find a home, and the site has just…